Culture which doesn't reward hard work over how well you suck up to your boss.
Biggest waste of time was working for thos company.
I watched a guy get handed not only a mamagers job, but 2 years later become a district manager when he wasnt actually qualified,but he had a good relationship with his higher up my manager was part time until everyone in the branch quit, then she was5handed the manager job which she never had the ability.
Constantly under staffed as they will only hire part time and usually students. Management is abrasive with very little empathy. Did not take more then 3-4 lunches/ breaks in a 3 year period. Very hard to balance work/home life. Pay is well below the industry average. They do tend to promote from within but have a very fast employee turn over.
A typical day at Fastenal is energetic and always surprising. The people in this company strive to work in a team-spirited environment. I enjoy sorting the products to their designated places. The hardest part of this job is when there are lesser colleagues available and production needs to be steady.
They are mean to their employees. They also wont follow the Ontario disability act. They will purposely make you work over 45 hours a week but not bumb you up to fulltime so they wont have to pay out benefits
Fastenal provides equal opportunity to those who wish to advance in a variety of areas, and the chance to move for work if the positions are open. The managers are also willing to assist you in learning and advancing within your branches.
It is overall a good place to work, however it is not for everyone. It is a challenging environment. In order to get good salary you need to work very hard and do overtime. A standard week is 45 hours.
Everyone works as a team and are very easy to get along with, It was like a second family. Busy from the time you clock in to the time you clock out! Always something to keep yourself busy! The only down fall is it takes a while to get a full time position.
Poor structure and greedy gm and bm . No commission have what you to work and drop dead. Run away if you can . No overtime once you are about exceeding 20 or 30 hours per week of part-time they will find a way out themselves.
Absolutely the worse company I ever worked for. No management was ever in the store. Unexsperienced employees left to run the entire store including opening and closing of the store. Product was always late and never on time for customers. Completely unprofessional for a large company. Worked long days but was only compensated for 8 hours. It's know surprise there closing stores everywhere.
OSR (Former Employee) - Saskatchewan - 31 October 2019
DM is horrible, GM isn’t any better. I wouldn’t recommend this company to ANYONE!!! Stay far away. Had loads of problems, they lied about things I wasn’t even doing to terminate my employment after they got caught trying to falsify my time sheets because they didn’t want to pay me for overtime.