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Fastenal Overview

Winona, MN
10000+ employees
1967
Company - Public (FAST)
Logistics & Supply Chain
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
Unknown

Working at Fastenal

Backed by our global sourcing, quality, and logistics operations, each Fastenal branch is a local, one-stop source for a spectrum of OEM, MRO and Construction supplies.

Working within our decentralized environment, branch personnel take a flexible approach ... Read more

Mission: As we've expanded across the world, we've retained a core belief in people and their ability to accomplish remarkable things. From this philosophy stems an entrepreneurial culture that challenges every employee to run their own business, create ... Read more

Fastenal Reviews

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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Fastenal full-time

    Pros

    Excellent working conditions, work hard and earn your worth

    Cons

    The margin you have to stay in is a downside or else it takes from your commission

    Advice to Management

    Reevaluate the margin

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Fastenal Photos

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Fastenal Interviews

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    OUTSIDE SALES Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sanford, NC
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Fastenal (Sanford, NC) in February 2013.

    Interview

    They will call you in for interview after you take a drug test and you will speak to that areas district manager. He will then ask you a list of questions and watch how you react to them.

    Interview Questions

    • what interests you to fastenal? what are your career goals? who was your previous employer and why are you leaving? What would you like from this company to do for you?   1 Answer
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Fastenal Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
  • Top Entry Level Employers, CollegeGrad, 2009
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