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Walmart Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2014
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2.9 7,375 reviews

47% Approve of the CEO

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

Doug McMillon

(699 ratings)

46% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are opportunities for advancement for those who show initiative(in 68 reviews)

  • Lot of room for advancement up to the salary level, nice schedule for management(in 63 reviews)


Cons
  • With new schedule your Work/life balance is very poor with very little weekends off(in 119 reviews)

  • Within the next five years there will only be salary full time positions available(in 302 reviews)

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    Busy

    Store Manager (Current Employee) Indianapolis, IN

    ProsOpportunity for advancement, Belief that you're helping the average joe.

    ConsLong hours, management guidance at times.

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe more human

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great people at the hourly level.

    Assistant Manager (Former Employee) Sacramento, CA

    ProsBenefits and opportunity are very good

    ConsChange comes fast and furious

    Advice to Senior Managementget a bigger back room

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Glad to work at Walmart

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Mesa, AZ

    ProsI am a cashier and enjoy chatting with the customers. I am thankful to be able to receive health benefits even as a part time employee.

    ConsI wish the pay was better.

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    Long hours with no weekends or holiday's

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee) Bridgeview, IL

    ProsDecent pay and associates can make or break you.

    ConsLong hours, one weekend off every 6 weeks no holiday's and no vacation for a year. Customers are pure irritation.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    flexible schedule

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAllows me to work when I need to and take off when I want extended leaves. Good part time job.

    ConsWork with a wide variety of people - must have patience

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    Sales associate

    Sales Associate (Current Employee) Sanford, FL

    ProsGood workers, and busy so time passes by fast

    ConsUnderstaffed, overworked and under paid

    Advice to Senior ManagementWont listen to you.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It's alright...

    Wal Mart Cashier (Current Employee) Colorado Springs, CO

    ProsQuarterly bonuses. Great relationships between (most) coworkers. Lots of opportunities to move up. Good hours. I respect most of my managers. Happy customers.

    ConsFavoritism. Age discrimination. Pay. Angry customers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThere should be tests to see how well someone is at a position rather than pick and choose who you like better...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    "Not For forty cent a year"

    Walmart Sales Associate (Current Employee) Ypsilanti, MI

    ProsThis job is a great way to help better yourself for your next job.

    ConsFavoritism throughout the whole company with tons of extra work with little to no pay increase, with very inconsistent hours which makes it extremely hard to work just this job.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRole reversal! So upper management from assistants to store mangers so they can realize just how hard it really is to work in certain positions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Work Experience

    Sales Associate (Former Employee) Thomasville, GA

    ProsThey hire anyone and I mean anyone.
    There is opportunity for growth.
    yearly raises.

    Consyou start off at 7.45 an hour
    management seems to never be on the same page
    If you work hard you'll likely carry your department and will not be noticed until 3 years after carrying it

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize who should be in management and who shouldn't
    Offer more full time positions with benefits

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Unprofessional

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsDecent starting pay, employee training program

    ConsManagement constantly contradicted one another, changed availability to suit them, whether you signed off on it or not.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey are your employees, not enemies. Treat people with respect and they will respect you.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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