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Industry Leader

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Account Relationship Manager in Northbrook, IL
Current Employee - Account Relationship Manager in Northbrook, IL

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Tradition of service and quality. Leader in the industry and not content to stay pat. Best profit sharing plan I have ever seen.

Cons

Competition is changing at a quicker pace.

Advice to Management

Respect you have earned in based on the performance of your people not merely leadership. Respect your people more.

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  1. Good Company to work for.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Government Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Government Account Manager in Denver, CO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Profit Sharing has been great over the years. Company has a good since of direction with go to market plans. Many good individuals to work with throughout the organization.

    Cons

    Hard to advance in career within the company. Tender does not matter any longer within the company; as it did 10 years ago. Hiring more outside of the organization instead of promoting within.

    Advice to Management

    Pormote within more.


  2. Helpful (2)

    Sellers Struggle

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