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"Good Place to Work"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Melville, NY
Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Melville, NY
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Stron Culture, great people, semi-competitive salary

Cons

Pay is less competitive than the market

Advice to Management

Need to reward top tier talent more, more competitive pay, lose dead weight

Other Employee Reviews for MSC Industrial Direct

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Frustrating position with no respect."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vendor Solutions Representative in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Vendor Solutions Representative in Melville, NY
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Make your own schedule.
    OK pay, nothing to write home about, especially for NYC living.
    Customers appreciate you.

    Cons

    Others receive bonuses for your work.
    Incompetent outside sales people with attitude problems.
    No incentives for sales performance.
    Treated like redheaded stepchild.
    Immediate manager knows nothing about your work.
    Low office morale.
    No positive feedback on work.

    Advice to Management

    Provide spiffs as incentive and to boost morale with achievement recognition.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Large employer with big opportunities for personal growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    MSC has the buying power that goes along with being a large company. They have access to most major brands, with product lines ranging from metal working solutions, power tools, hand tools, and safety products to fasteners, filters, and motors. Potential customers to call on range from state accounts to basic industrial accounts to hospitals and clinics. There are various types of support personnel that are available to help optimize your sales time.

    Cons

    MSC has many rules to live by, sometimes hampering flexibility. Meetings and conference calls detract from selling time. Also, there are competitors that pay quite a bit more.

    Advice to Management

    Lighten up on the meetings --- or shorten them.

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