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Acquisition Sales Manager

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Former Employee - Acquisition Sales Manager  in  Broomfield, CO
Former Employee - Acquisition Sales Manager in Broomfield, CO

I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than a year

Pros

This company offers a competitive salary and is considered to be the best in its industry.

Cons

There has been a lot of strategic moves within the company that has caused some offices to close.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It might be a better idea to promote from within when filling management position as opposed to hiring your friends outside the company.

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    Outstanding company to grow with. Work smart, hard and enjoy yourself with Grainger!

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Good starting hourly pay
    -hard to beat benefits (most are from day 1, too)
    -room to grow
    -rare values for a company this size
    -high retention rate (most people I've met have been with Grainger over 10 years, many over 20).
    -stable/responsible financially
    -great co-workers (some of the happiest people I've worked with)
    -weekends off
    -great PTO policy
    -easy to join in with top notch training
    -this employer's actions demonstrate its cares about employees and customers

    Cons

    -I work at a top performing branch that has great leadership. Only thing I can think of is not the company's fault. But I can't go by my bank unless I request time off.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Keep modeling after top performing branches! It works.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Was fulfilling at one time.

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    Former Employee - IT Management  in  Niles, IL
    Former Employee - IT Management in Niles, IL

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Profit sharing plan and tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Constantly changing management and technology direction.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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