Company Menu
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3.3
Average Rating
(based on 32 Fastenal Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.0
Growth Opportunities
3.1
People You Work With
4.1
Person You Work For
3.6
Rewards You Receive
2.8
Support You Get
3.4
Way You Work
3.6
Work Setting
3.1
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Assistant Supervisor
in Indianapolis, IN

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"fast paced, never standing around"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be ready to work!"

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"poor senior management"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"more training"

General Manager
in Lorton, VA

"Solid Company to work for"

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"Great opportunity to run your own business with a great corporate decentralization"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest"

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"Lack of advancement in this economy"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better study local markets, and stop trying to compare all areas of the country geographically"

Distribution Support Specialist
in Winona, MN

"Not going to find a better IT department in South Eastern Minnesota."

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"Loyal Company, Rewards their own, Not going to mass layoff when things go bad. If you work hard you get rewarded."

Account Representative
in Morristown, TN

"Great solid company, great people"

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"Good solid , debt free company"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be yourself and honest"

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"Not for the weak at mind, intense, hard work."

Outside Sales Representative
in Provo, UT

"Upbeat well organized company to work with"

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"Tracking my own progress. Ordering equipment, and accessories. Helping the Provo branch grow each month."

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"Not enough hours each week"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to build customer relationships and increase sales"

Sales Support Associate
in Paterson, NJ

"Good place to learn and grow in a construction supply sales environment."

Sales Support Specialist
in Spooner, WI

"FASTENAL SUCKS!"

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"NOTHING!"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"You won't make enough money to survive on and the insurance sucks!"

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"They pay their employees in pebbles!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"MY MANAGER ROCKED!"

Account Representative
in Huntsville, AL

"Great Place to START your career."

Outside Sales Representative
in Massena, NY

"I really enjoyed working for this company that is now under new management."

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"I no longer work for the company,but enjoyed my job very much!"

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"New Management!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Grow Up!!!"

Outside Sales Representative
in New Orleans, LA

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"Meeting new people and learning the products."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Everything you want to know about sales."

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"Cold calls, high prices, low inventory."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Lower your margin of profit."

General Manager
in Manchester, NH

"I want more opportunities."

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"The variety of customers and identifying their needs."

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"Lack of advancement potential."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would like to see more of a de-centralized appraoach that could be more tailored to the clients."

Salesperson
in Lafayette, IN

"Nice employer."

Developer
in Winona, MN

"It makes you think"

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"Fastenal is a family-friendly company. It is also a good place for professional advancement and growth. If an employee is motivated and ambitious he/she would greatly benefit from working at Fastenal."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Fastenal is a good family friendly company. Its just unfortunate that they are experiencing fall in demand for their construction products."

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"Different developing teams use different coding practices. There are teams with very good coding practices and some with not-so-good practices. If they had common coding system it would be better."

Branch Manager
in Needham, MA

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"The autonomy of running the branch as I saw fit. The group of people whom I became close working partners with."

General Manager
in Lancaster, CA

What do you like about working at Fastenal?

"I was a General Manager @ Fastenal. What I enjoyed most about the position as I was given the entitlement to run the business as it was my own business."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Only do so as a last resort!"

What don't you like about working at Fastenal?

"Pay. Corporate was always looking for ways to 'ding' your pay whether it was through collections of accounts or inventory or days out etc..."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"PAY your people. That was Fastenals biggest draw back. People kept leaving, it was a revolving door as retention of key personnel held back the branches from ever flourishing"

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