W.W. Grainger

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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 (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

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  1. 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 (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
  2.  

    It a great place to work and learn about industrial supplies.

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

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

    Pros

    Make good Money with the commission structure.

    Cons

    Company only listens to mgmt when making changes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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