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"micromanaging to an unproductive point"

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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

Other Employee Reviews for W.W. Grainger

  1. "Grainger treats its employees very well"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Supply Chain in Lake Forest, IL
    Former Intern - Supply Chain in Lake Forest, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at W.W. Grainger as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company, fast growing, wonderful people, good learning environment, good benefits package

    Cons

    Salaries are not competitive but are mostly fair, culture can sometimes be a little conservative


  2. "Solid Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Relationship Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Account Relationship Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at W.W. Grainger full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Solid reputation, quality products, solid distribution network, great compensation, good management support

    Cons

    promotes based on relationship , who you know

    Advice to Management

    return to sales model of Account relationship managers


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