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60 English questions out of 60

December 28, 2021

What is paid time off like at Fastenal?

Pros

lots of growth opportunities available, friendly people

Cons

no paid parental leave, no work from home option (even during the ongoing pandemic), only start with 2 weeks PTO, lacks diversity especially at management level

no paid parental leave, no work from home option (even during the ongoing pandemic), only start with 2 weeks PTO, lacks diversity especially at management level

December 28, 2021

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June 13, 2021

Does Fastenal offer relocation assistance?

Pros

Outstanding benefits package, very accommodating to a work-life balance, focused on making you a better employee.

Cons

High stress, customer service can be difficult at times

Advice to Management

Management could communicate more, but always there if you need to reach out, and responds quickly.

Outstanding benefits package, very accommodating to a work

June 13, 2021

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October 2, 2020

Does Fastenal offer massages?

Pros

Good team atmosphere Everyone is held accountable Flexible schedule You feel like you’re helping drive local industry Fantastic resume builder Amazing for job references You can meet a lot of cool people at local factories on deliveries and learn a lot about your local industry Paid meals about once a month from management, things like bdubs You learn a lot more about types of hardware and tools You are encouraged to be more organized and attentive to your work

Cons

Low pay: $11/hr with no overtime opportunity No bonuses Given the stingy nature of the company, I sometimes didn’t feel very motivated because I knew the only way I’d earn a raise is if I worked full time The training was mostly trial and error based, you may struggle a bit at first Managers could be veryyyy patronizing

Advice to Management

There needs to be more incentives! Great effort seemed like it was never recognized

Paid meals about once a month from management, things like bdubs

October 2, 2020

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August 30, 2021

Does Fastenal offer dental insurance?

Pros

Strong benefits dental, health, 401k

Cons

Fast paced and stressful at times

Strong benefits dental, health, 401k

August 30, 2021

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December 28, 2021

Does Fastenal offer family leave?

Pros

lots of growth opportunities available, friendly people

Cons

no paid parental leave, no work from home option (even during the ongoing pandemic), only start with 2 weeks PTO, lacks diversity especially at management level

no paid parental leave, no work from home option (even during the ongoing pandemic), only start with 2 weeks PTO, lacks diversity especially at management level

December 28, 2021

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