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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 for 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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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    micromanaging to an unproductive point

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    Former Employee - Outside Representative  in  Lancaster, PA
    Former Employee - Outside Representative in Lancaster, PA

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

    Pros

    good benefits and decent pay

    Cons

    terrible middle management--Slowest CRM consumes time and life trying to enter data

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do a sales rep job before you get to manage it

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Started going downhill since takeover

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Janesville, WI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Janesville, WI

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger for more than 10 years

    Pros

    has a good profit sharing benefit

    Cons

    Does not value their employees. Keeps taking away and cutting benefits. No flexibility with work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't undervalue or undercut your employees. A good business starts from within.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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