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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)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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 Management

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

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    Enjoyed the experience. Strong company with good benefits

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    consider higher base salary


  2. Management needs work

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Marketing Writer in Lake Forest, IL
    Current Contractor - Marketing Writer in Lake Forest, IL

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, cafeteria. People with kids can come in late/leave early.

    Cons

    Management does not mentor nor support team members. It's all for one and one for all. Disorganized work flow, little teamwork and too many hands in the pot.

    Advice to Management

    Marketing management needs a complete overhaul. The lack of a line of sight to this grave issue is the reason why I give the CEO a poor rating.


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