W.W. Grainger
3.3 of 5 417 reviews
www.grainger.com Lake Forest, IL 5000+ Employees

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Good job, but its one bad year and you could be gone.

Account Manager (Former Employee)
Trenton, NJ

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

ProsTeam is friendly. Customers like working with you.

ConsFake Goals, they cant tell you how they are
 made up. You can work hard for 6 months and do great, then they just increase your goal so you break even on the year. Management then acts like they dont know the deal and blame you. Very common.

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Equal opportunity

CSA (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at W.W. Grainger part-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Great benefits and decent pay. Even with a GED you can work… Cons: No real opportunity for growth. What they say at hire is a… Advice to Senior Management: You need to find better managers. There is not really a fare OPPORTUNITIES for GROWTH. Some of us have been here for over 10 years… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Horrible!

Manager (Current Employee)
Greenville, SC

I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Profit sharing, Jim Ryan is awesome, more opportunities at the… Cons: Analyst as managers. Lack managerial experience. Good "old boys" club.… Advice to Senior Management: Trust your line level leadership. They are in the process… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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