W.W. Grainger

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Decent place to start out, no long term future.

Customer Service Associate (Current Employee) Teterboro, NJ

ProsCompetitive base pay within the industry. Profit sharing plan.

ConsLittle room for advancement unless willing to move to corporate in Lake Forrest IL.
Pay advancement is minimal.
Advancement is based on who you know rather than performance.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the branch employees more instead of only focusing on reports and numbers.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place for young inexperienced talent who need be micro-manged.

    Account Manager (Former Employee) Lake Forest, IL

    I worked at W.W. Grainger


    Pros: Vast majority of associates are "salt of the earth" -… Cons: micro-mangers, Don't worry about what the compettion is doing -… Advice to Senior Management: see above. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    2 people found this helpful  

    Success is built on your own personal capital, not on the ability and professionalism of immediate management.

    Account Manager (Former Employee) New York, NY

    I worked at W.W. Grainger


    Pros: Excellent benefits package, if you can endure the ineptitude to… Cons: Wow... what a question; the Cons. Don't know where to begin except management. In the Grainger environ it's best to demure as initiative… Advice to Senior Management: Top management gets it. They obviously have it wired... Grainger stock pushing the roof off the house. Keep up with the acquisitions and… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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