Walmart Reviews

Updated October 21, 2014
Updated October 21, 2014
8,400 Reviews
2.8
8,400 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are opportunities for advancement for those who show initiative (in 74 reviews)

  • Lot of room for advancement up to the salary level, nice schedule for management (in 70 reviews)


Cons
  • With new schedule your Work/life balance is very poor with very little weekends off (in 163 reviews)

  • Do not want to provide full time which allows them to not provide health insurance (in 354 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    WalMart is a fantastic company and works with you.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Puyallup, WA
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Puyallup, WA

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    My experience is management listens to complaints and fixes everything.

    Cons

    The other employees hate it and try to screw with your work in order to get you in trouble

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should really talk to the employees about respect

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good place to start a career

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Zone Merchandise Supervisor in Choctaw, OK
    Current Employee - Zone Merchandise Supervisor in Choctaw, OK

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

    Pros

    Promoting from within, good culture, great people.

    Cons

    Little to no overtime, pay for associates starting out could be better.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep promoting from within and keep the sam walton culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    My experience at walmart

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Project Supervisor in Highlands Ranch, CO
    Current Employee - Field Project Supervisor in Highlands Ranch, CO

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Walmart believes in life work balance and follows through with creating a good life work balance

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to work long hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work. I really enjoy working for Walmart.

    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    HA HA

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate
    Former Employee - Sales Associate

    I worked at Walmart part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Liked my sales associates friends and like helping customers and made sure they got excellent service Made sure! I helped all my fellow

    Cons

    talking to customers that came in to buy an Item on sell Tell the customer we are all out ...when there wasn't alot of the product to begin with!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a life or you to are exspendable too!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Wonderful experience where I grew as a person

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Wal Mart Cashier in Wake Forest, NC
    Former Employee - Wal Mart Cashier in Wake Forest, NC

    I worked at Walmart part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The best reason to work here is the amount of hours and the great supervisors and co workers.

    Cons

    I don't really have any cons. They were willing to work with me while I was going back to college.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no advice to the management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Easy confusing job.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walmart

    Pros

    Lack of responsibility or stress.
    Flexible schedule.
    Scheduled raises.
    Decent pay for no degree or experience.
    Discount on merchandise.

    Cons

    Too many people over you with contradicting expectations.
    Covering multiple departments. Micromanaging.
    Lack of consistent management.
    Tiny discount.
    Different expectations for different workers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Charge a penny more per item and raise everyone's pay. You get what you pay for.

  8.  

    Neutral

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Manteca, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in Manteca, CA

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

    Pros

    Diverse environment and various of Departments to exercise your experience and grow throughout the company.

    Cons

    Hard work and over time during holidays and busy promotional seasons. Great stock investment.

    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Cart Pusher

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    Former Employee - Cart Pusher in Sherman, TX
    Former Employee - Cart Pusher in Sherman, TX

    I worked at Walmart part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Workout. Good pay. Got to be outside

    Cons

    CSLs thought they were God and were not very nice

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat people how you would like to be treated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Wouldn't mind working here again just with a bigger pay

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    Former Employee - Overnight Stocker in New Haven, CT
    Former Employee - Overnight Stocker in New Haven, CT

    I worked at Walmart as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    hour lunch
    overtime is good when you do get it

    Cons

    Pay rate needs to be higher

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    many managers are mean and rude to employees but except you not to stick up for yourself

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    good and bad

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    Current Employee - Deli Sales Associate in New Port Richey, FL
    Current Employee - Deli Sales Associate in New Port Richey, FL

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the best thing is how close to home it is and I do get good raises but I believe you can top out and never get another raise

    Cons

    don't like the way management gets their job I believe its favorites instead of someone who actually is qualified

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stop blaming employees for your lack of knowledge and ability

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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