W.W. Grainger - Benefits Dont pay the Bills | Glassdoor
There are newer employer reviews for W.W. Grainger
There are newer employer reviews for W.W. Grainger

See Most Recent

Helpful (4)

"Benefits Dont pay the Bills"

StarStarStarStarStar
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Very Organized and lots of product catagories.

Cons

Too big. Its very hard to get things done. You have to call 6 people to just get help on any customer issues.

Advice to Management

Tough to sell when all customers hate us.

Other Employee Reviews for W.W. Grainger

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Territory Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Commission Plan
    Great Benefits
    Profit Sharing
    Experience
    Investment in Program

    Cons

    Constant oversite
    Must follow their Sales guideline
    Constant Change

    Advice to Management

    There is a constant eye on you even when you are hitting your numbers. Trust your reps and let them sell.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "micromanaging to an unproductive point"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Outside Representative in Lancaster, PA
    Former Employee - Outside Representative in Lancaster, PA
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good benefits and decent pay

    Cons

    terrible middle management--Slowest CRM consumes time and life trying to enter data

    Advice to Management

    Do a sales rep job before you get to manage it

There are newer employer reviews for W.W. Grainger
There are newer employer reviews for W.W. Grainger

See Most Recent

Work at W.W. Grainger? Share Your Experiences

W.W. Grainger
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
 
Click to Rate
or