W.W. Grainger - No praise for anybody, minimal increases, low employee moral | Glassdoor
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"No praise for anybody, minimal increases, low employee moral"

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Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Lincolnshire, IL
Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in Lincolnshire, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Experience what a public Fortune 500 company is

Cons

Experience what a public Fortune 500 company is..stick with thr private sector for sure!
They tout the fact that they were ranked in Chicagos to 100 places to work ??? Who rated them that?? Nobody I know.

Advice to Management

If you work your people like horses, never saying they do a decent job only telling them how much better they could be, giving paltry raises out, then don't wonder why the moral is so low in the building.

Other Employee Reviews for W.W. Grainger

  1. "Lot's of high expectations, sometimes unreasonable"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Provo, UT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Provo, UT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They really do care about their employees and their families.

    Cons

    Goals go higher and higher every month it seems

    Advice to Management

    If you're going to give us goals, make them attainable.


  2. Helpful (6)

    "You will become a victim!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Your salary is just enough to survive.
    You are given resources to start your job
    Branch support
    Team support is is the best you will find

    Cons

    Managment rules with a iron fist.
    Managment is abusive and retalitory.
    Goals or based on how they like you.
    Goals are created based on your pipeline.
    Expect to pay expenses out of your own pocket.
    If you are close to retirement you will be forced out.
    You can not voice your thoughts or opinions.

    Advice to Management

    Wake up! You are killing one of the best companies of all times. Listen to your employees what is the use of employee surveys. Mid-managment uses the information to retaliate agains the employees

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