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Helpful (2)

Great benefits, some good people but no upper mobility.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Business Operations Specialist in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Business Operations Specialist in Atlanta, GA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at McMaster-Carr full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Benefits, benefits, benefits. Pays pretty well. You work with some cool people.

Cons

If you are not hired into the management development role, you pretty much have no opportunity for career advancement. There are lots of lateral "promotions" but the chance for vertical promotions is pretty much non-existent. Many of the managers are managers because they went to college at a prestigious school, not because they know how to manage people or a company. Lots of micromanagement.

Advice to Management

I think that there are people with the experience and demonstrated ability should have the opportunity for vertical advancement with the company. Should not be based on what school you went to, but on merit, hard work, and the demonstrated ability to excel. No one position should be unattainable based on where you began with the company.

Other Employee Reviews for McMaster-Carr

  1. Helpful (2)

    nice place to work if you do not want to advance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Freight Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Freight Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McMaster-Carr full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great benefits and bonuses and holiday parties

    Cons

    no advancement opportunities, managers do not solicit employee feedback

    Advice to Management

    listen to your employees


  2. Helpful (7)

    Former employee

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McMaster-Carr full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment, pay, benefits, perks

    Cons

    Managers are straight out of college with no life experience, but all of the answers. They are puppets on a string and the strings are pulled by unethical, greedy, dishonest puppet masters. If you want quick money and do not care if you are used and abused, go for it. Do not expect to stay long or to climb the ladder. They do not care what you think.

    Advice to Management

    learn to listen to the employees that are making things happen, promote from within, find some morals, character and ethics.


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