W.W. Grainger

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2 people found this helpful  

Sellers Struggle

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL

I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Profit Sharing and Benefits and the only plus

Cons

Unrealistic Sales Goals and constantly changing commission program. Management will not fight to help with change.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Understand your markets better and set goals according to the market and the economy within those markets.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Enjoyed the experience. Strong company with good benefits

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Washington, DC

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good benefits and retirement. well run company, industry leader

    Cons

    salary not based on any sort of cost of living. very low for area, not much room to grow early on.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    consider higher base salary

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Forget advancement, this is a paycheck for newly grads

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    Current Employee - Credit and Collections in Niles, IL
    Current Employee - Credit and Collections in Niles, IL

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, salary ok , profit sharing

    Cons

    Supervisors are in only for what they can get for themselves, they don't care about anyone else. They tend to favor those who had been there longer. New ideas are only heard if it's the people they like. Too much favoritism. Zero promotion. I don't recommend this company unless you are looking for another paycheck. ah, there is no flexibility for life/work either.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many layers of managment are useless and give zero visibility to the valuable people that does the work. Then you wonder why ratings are low at this location. Employees have low morale due to zero advancement

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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