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W.W. Grainger Overview

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Lake Forest, IL
10000+ employees
1927
Company - Public (GWW)
Business Services
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
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W.W. Grainger distributes more than 1 million industrial products, from supplies to equipment and tools. The short list has electrical devices, fasteners, fleet maintenance equipment, hand tools, hardware, janitorial, lighting, office supplies, power and plumbing tools, safety ... Read more

W.W. Grainger Reviews

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W.W. Grainger Chief Executive Officer DG Macpherson
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    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative in North Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Territory Sales Representative in North Birmingham, AL
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    Neutral Outlook
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    I worked at W.W. Grainger (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Transportation and cell phone

    Cons

    Micromanagement within note taking processes. Data mining would be a correct term to describe this position.

    Advice to Management

    Stand up for sales versus schematics.

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W.W. Grainger Interviews

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    Sales Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ogden, UT
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at W.W. Grainger (Ogden, UT).

    Interview

    The interview was quick and simple, very easy questions, no pressure. The manager seemed like he was not in a hurry, but that he was already going to hire me.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?   1 Answer
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W.W. Grainger Awards & Accolades

  • B2B E-Commerce Player of the Year, Internet Retailer Excellence Awards, 2015
  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
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