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Fastenal Reviews

Updated November 21, 2017
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  • No PTO as part time zero sick time zero benefits of any kind no vacation (in 119 reviews)

  • Rapidly changing direction from upper management - priorities kept changing (in 92 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Golden, CO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Golden, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fastenal part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good solid company
    Laid back work environment
    Employee discount
    No weekends

    Cons

    Training so far is lacking a lot
    Store could be a lot better organized

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, if you want to keep good employees pay more.


  2. "Inside sales"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Fastenal part-time

    Pros

    Great company, laid back people. No weekends is a really big plus, plus no late nights

    Cons

    Kinda thrown to the wolves to learn everything, but once you learn you’re fine

    Advice to Management

    Maybe just train a little more before putting people in the field to deal with customers

  3. "FNL god part time gig"

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    Current Employee - Internal Sales in Bensalem, PA
    Current Employee - Internal Sales in Bensalem, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fastenal part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great flexibility for part timers, open door for advancement

    Cons

    Some part timers do not do the work they are suppose to do.


  4. "General manager"

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    Former Employee - General in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - General in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fastenal full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    you have the ability to make a very nice life style by working hard and having a positive attitude.

    Cons

    long hours that could be shortened with more driven employees

    Advice to Management

    more help in the store so sales people can sell


  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Outside Sales Representative

    I worked at Fastenal full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    paid vacation and sick days

    Cons

    could offer better benefits in future


  6. "Fastenal Sales Associate Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Fastenal part-time

    Pros

    Great community and clear guidelines for a successful customer experience at Fastenal.

    Cons

    Management micromanages at higher levels


  7. "District Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Upward mobility. Great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Not many. I really enjoyed working for them

  8. "General Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Upward mobility and income potential

    Cons

    Long hours and small amount of vacation time


  9. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Farmingdale, NJ
    Current Employee - General Manager in Farmingdale, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of freedom. Environment depends on the DM. Mine is great

    Cons

    Staff is hard to come by

    Advice to Management

    Advertise more


  10. "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fastenal full-time

    Pros

    Fun team, training material was good.

    Cons

    Not great pay, okay pay.

    Advice to Management

    Better bonuses for numbers being hit.


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