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"Good Company to work for."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Government Account Manager in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Government Account Manager in Denver, CO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Profit Sharing has been great over the years. Company has a good since of direction with go to market plans. Many good individuals to work with throughout the organization.

Cons

Hard to advance in career within the company. Tender does not matter any longer within the company; as it did 10 years ago. Hiring more outside of the organization instead of promoting within.

Advice to Management

Pormote within more.

Other Employee Reviews for W.W. Grainger

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Sellers Struggle"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Profit Sharing and Benefits and the only plus

    Cons

    Unrealistic Sales Goals and constantly changing commission program. Management will not fight to help with change.

    Advice to Management

    Understand your markets better and set goals according to the market and the economy within those markets.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Enjoyed the experience. Strong company with good benefits"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits and retirement. well run company, industry leader

    Cons

    salary not based on any sort of cost of living. very low for area, not much room to grow early on.

    Advice to Management

    consider higher base salary

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