Fastenal Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2020

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3.5
66%
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Fastenal President and CEO Daniel Florness (no image)
Daniel Florness
618 Ratings
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  • "No vacation days for part-time employees(in 147 reviews)

  • "Long hours, Upper management demands unreal expectations(in 112 reviews)

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  1. "Sales Associate"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Health Nurse 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Every day is something different. Stay busy. Easy work for the pay. Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    You deal with walk in customers

  2. "Good place to work."

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You get to manage your own business.

    Cons

    A lot of work required for the pay.

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  3. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Winona, MN

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible scheduling Easy work Relaxed environment

    Cons

    Pay is a little below average, but seems fair for how easy the work is. Very repetitive

  4. "Great place to work while studying"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Winona, MN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fastenal part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Caring and helpful supervisor. Very understanding.

    Cons

    I can't think of one.

  5. "Good Part Time"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Order Picker 

    I worked at Fastenal part-time

    Pros

    Ability to advance if you can move fast

    Cons

    co workers speed affect results

  6. "Review"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fastenal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Ability to move up in the company. Commission pay for full-time. Can be a nice part-time job as well.

    Cons

    Repetitive work but can also be something new everyday.

  7. "Yes"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Youngstown, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Fastenal part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good times are always there

    Cons

    No bad times ever no matter what

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  8. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Help Desk/Inventory Control in Madison, MS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fastenal part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very good staff and great company to work for

    Cons

    Almost all of the jobs are part time

  9. "N/A"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Fastenal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good company to work at

    Cons

    difficult payment structure and could get boring at times depending on postition

  10. "Safety"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Safety Sales Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fastenal full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good environment to be around

    Cons

    Hard to advance within the company

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