W.W. Grainger

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Grainger treats its employees very well

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Former Employee - Supply Chain in Lake Forest, IL
Former Employee - Supply Chain in Lake Forest, IL

I worked at W.W. Grainger as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

Great company, fast growing, wonderful people, good learning environment, good benefits package

Cons

Salaries are not competitive but are mostly fair, culture can sometimes be a little conservative

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Solid Company

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    Former Employee - Account Relationship Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Account Relationship Manager in Alpharetta, GA

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Solid reputation, quality products, solid distribution network, great compensation, good management support

    Cons

    promotes based on relationship , who you know

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    return to sales model of Account relationship managers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Culture Clash in Lake Forest

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    Former Employee - Human Resources in Lake Forest, IL
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Lake Forest, IL

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Dedicated passionate employees; above average benefits plan; great financial rewards if you can manage to stay in for the long haul (i.e. 5 years or more).

    Cons

    Extremely narrow minded workforce that hire for outside perspective then dismiss it because it doesn't fit in with the way they do things. Majority of managers and leaders are not equipped to perform effectively in their role and lack basic managerial and leadership skills. Every project and initiative is planned to take 5+ years as the company culture and pace of working is extremely slow. First year employee turn over is extremely high compared to industry norms due to culture fit, disappointment with managers ability and lack of career opportunity and potential growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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