Graybar has been around for over 150 years and has yet to learn how to change with the times. It seems that they have become more corporate than ever and forgot that they are an employee owned company. If they truly understood what was going on... — read more
Child's father has claimed to be laid off. Been with company over 20 years. Have there been layoffs? Would they layoff someone with that experience and seniority instead of asking to retire early? Any info or suggestions would be greatly... — read more
No layoffs because they are firing people. Stay away from this company, plenty of other caring companies.
Is there such a thing somewhere?
Here at Graybar your success is not really based on how good you are in sales and how much you can sell, but on the health of your accounts that you get. If they have a large budget for MRO and electrical upgrades, you have to bank, but if you... — read more
Through a network of 289 locations across the United States and Canada, our 8,700 employees serve approximately 145,000 customers. Our business is primarily based in the United States ("U.S."). We also have subsidiary operations with distribution... — read more
Still working here at Graybar (St. Louis, Missouri) - the rumors are swirling around and I am certain a big shake up is about to happen. Anyone knows more?
Worked at Graybar Baton Rouge LA from 1954 to 1960. For a couple of years was paid a bonus twice a year amount depending sales and profit for the year. After the aforementioned time it was relegated to a “trust fund”. Where did that money for non... — read more
warning Gbr rolls through layoffs yearly. Upper mgmt from the stay here long enough and you get promoted regardless of skill set or ability. From their high school grad telemarketer made president. it gets ugly moving down from there- even... — read more
nuff said - fire them on the spot
from what i heard 200 across the country myself included (12/7/12).then the next week they issused a 1 for 5 stock spilt instead of the usual 1 for 10 and an additional dollar on the year end dividend. if they're so worried about the first part of... — read more
The numbers last quarter did not look good, the next quarter is going to be even worst. I've heard about the plans to reduce workforce (Operations - Edison, New Jersey) but I cannot confirm it and you should take this with a grain of salt. Good luck... — read more
I am reporting at least 2 layoffs today
i retired after 33 years with a pension, trust fund, health care until i was 65 all paid for by graybar & graybar stock which i purchased, at the age of 55. i saw very few layoffs in my 33 years of enjoyable employment