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Walmart Reviews

Updated February 1, 2015
Updated February 1, 2015
9,614 Reviews
2.8
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are opportunities for advancement for those who show initiative (in 76 reviews)

  • They care about work life balance as well as overall employee to company engagement (in 75 reviews)


Cons
  • With new schedule your Work/life balance is very poor with very little weekends off (in 183 reviews)

  • Do not want to provide full time which allows them to not provide health insurance (in 374 reviews)

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    Big Blue

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Meeting lots of interesting people.

    Cons

    Over worked and under paid.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide the tools and staffing need to do the job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Business Analyst

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walmart

    Pros

    Fellow Associates are great to work with!

    Cons

    Management is superficial in their concern for their employees

  3.  

    High turnover rate is the result of low pay.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager (CSM)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager (CSM)

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    flexible schedule, career opportunities.

    Cons

    Low pay equals lower quality workers which results in the higher turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do your best to push for higher wages which only hr has control of. a complete restructuring is needed. fight the power

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Negative Culture, Horrible Efficiency

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Tallahassee, FL

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I have great employees and the customers are great

    Cons

    outdated computer software, outdated/obsolete hardware, poor company culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Integrate the Wire, SMART system, and all other auxiliary programs into one system to increase/maximize efficiency. Eliminate the handheld Gemini and use a company created smartphone app instead.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    It was horrible. Not worth it.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Wal Mart Cashier in Colorado Springs, CO
    Current Employee - Wal Mart Cashier in Colorado Springs, CO

    I have been working at Walmart part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Meeting new people. Getting a discount card after 3 months of working there.

    Cons

    Not enough pay for the work that you do

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay raise

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    ok for younger people looking for first job -- just don't get stuck there

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Photo Specialist in Fenton, MI
    Current Employee - Photo Specialist in Fenton, MI

    I have been working at Walmart part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good management team who work with you, decent training

    Cons

    virtually no pay, hard to work up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    spread the wealth a little more

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Walmart 2013 2014

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Member - Cashier in North Olmsted, OH
    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Member - Cashier in North Olmsted, OH

    I worked at Walmart

    Pros

    I had a wonderful time ringing the cash register and keeping my area clean. I also,when asked to helped in other departments. I loved my job.

    Cons

    The office culture in that store was not to my liking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice would be to retrain all managers on the floor.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Two sides

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walmart

    Pros

    Discount Card and great place to shop

    Cons

    Low pay, management, unrealistic expectations for the worker, issues with breaks (including lunch),

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have more consideration for the employees

  10.  

    Connection center sales associate

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walmart

    Pros

    I liked some of the Employees

    Cons

    Rude customers and ignorant management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care more about your employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    it was okay.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walmart

    Pros

    Ability to learn how to do more then just what your position is.

    Cons

    Unable to be flexible at times when it's a simple change.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to associates before changing the schedule to find out if there are complications. If so, understand and don't force it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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