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Helpful (1)

Good company to start off with to gain work experience.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Edmonton, AB (Canada)

I have been working at WalMart Canada full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Walmart has good benefits packages, stock investments, flexible hours, and job advancement opportunities.

Cons

The rate of pay could be better.

Advice to Management

Improve salary for workers, and stress the importance of store cleanliness and associate responsibilities.

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    Completely destroyed self esteem

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)

    I worked at WalMart Canada part-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Made great friends
    - Learned new customer service skills

    Cons

    - Management is hateful, spiteful, does not care about you. Will yell at you and belittle you in front of customers, accuse you of lying, coach you for things you didn't do, guilt trip you, schedule you outside of your available hours (especially as a student).
    - Customers see you as the lowest of the low. Assume you are worthless because you work for this company.
    - Store is drab and dreary, it's heartbreaking just walking inside. Even now, and I don't even work there anymore. I can feel the misery.
    - Very bad work/life balance, especially for part-timers who WILL work every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Missed out on a lot of fun things that friends were doing because I had to work until 11:00 PM or later.
    - Management wants you to put Walmart above everything else in your life. Family, friends, and school- does not matter because Walmart should be your #1.
    - New employees are hired at a higher wage than people who had been working there for 10 years. (I worked there for four years and was making $10.55, new employees were being hired at over $11)

    Advice to Management

    We are people. Treat us as such. You so completely destroyed my self esteem after four years at this company that I was having breakdowns before my shifts and had a difficult time adjusting in my new job where people actually trusted and respected me.


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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at WalMart Canada part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment. Good management. Good experience.

    Cons

    Low wages. Low hours. Initial Training could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Hire less people, and give them more hours and better pay.


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