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"Great company outside of the NorthEast"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Branch Manager in New York, NY
Current Employee - Branch Manager in New York, NY
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Great benefits. Longevity of employees is amazing. Attempts to provide colutions to customers. .

Cons

Too many fifedoms. Does not benchmark against other industries. Constatnly reinventing the wheel. Does not make things simple. Every vice president tries to create a new culture. Does uniformlly train front line employees.

Advice to Management

Treat employees as people instead of as expendable resources.

Other Employee Reviews for W.W. Grainger

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Acquisition Sales Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Acquisition Sales Manager in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Acquisition Sales Manager in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This company offers a competitive salary and is considered to be the best in its industry.

    Cons

    There has been a lot of strategic moves within the company that has caused some offices to close.

    Advice to Management

    It might be a better idea to promote from within when filling management position as opposed to hiring your friends outside the company.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Was fulfilling at one time."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Management in Niles, IL
    Former Employee - IT Management in Niles, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Profit sharing plan and tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    Constantly changing management and technology direction.

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