W.W. Grainger

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Just another large corporation

Manager (Current Employee)

ProsGood Compensation. Nice work - life balance

ConsLike most corporations, they talk a good game about caring about their employees, but in the end you are still just a number to them.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Warehouse Associate, Full Time, 12+ years experience, former employee

    Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) Robbinsville, NJ

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


    Pros: For experienced, full time,warehouse or office grunts-- typical mediocre, corporate benefits that do provide some protection from health issues; somewhat laid back vacation/sick call policy.… Cons: Everything revolves around manipulating contrived numbers in this company. Those numbers are sliced/diced and fudged thru out the chain of command. Finally, they reach corporate… Advice to Senior Management: None- no one listened before, and they won't be listening… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    2 people found this helpful  

    Unsettling; in a time of rough "times" the company chose to shift many jobs to their overseas business unit.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

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


    Pros: The company has great benefits and one of the best retirement funds through their company sponsored profit sharing trust. … Cons: The company's loyalty has shifted from being a company that cared about their people to a company that cares more about their profits. They… Advice to Senior Management: Live by the Grainger values that you so much talk about. Bring back the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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