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Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY
Former Employee - Sales Associate in Brooklyn, NY

I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 10 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Decent profit sharing and stock options and salary

Cons

If you don't go out drinking with management be prepared to to never get a promotion.

Advice to Management

Have a little more control over the branch managers so as promotions are based more on actual work done vs. who gets friendly.

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  1. Good Place to work

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Good profit sharing; stable company.

    Cons

    Could expand/ innovate / aquire a little quicker to fuel growth


  2. Territory Sales Rep

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger

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

    Pros

    Flexibility, Freedom, Team atmosphere, company vehicle, good stepping stone position to gain experience

    Cons

    disconnect between upper level management and lower level management, only promote the very best

    Advice to Management

    Some customer promotions/programs seem like an initiative to boost sales with a sense of urgency or desperation towards the end of a fiscal quarter


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