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"Walmart a truly up and down experience"

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Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Memphis, TN
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Hands down compared to any other retailer in management Walmart provides a good work life balance. If you're on the day shift you work 3 days and you are off for 3 days and if you work nights you work 4 and you are off for 4 nights. The pay is pretty decent once you get in the salaried ranks of mgmt.

Cons

Very high expectations for floor associates for very little pay. Upper management love to point out what's wrong, but hardly ever know the why and how of why its wrong. They are rarely any help to find solutions to problems that most stores face at store level. Moving up in the salaried ranks has proven to be very difficult. It seems to be solely based on who you know and not what you know. I've seen too many incompetent individuals get promoted, but end up struggling or failing just cause they sucked up to the right individual. Turnover has proven to be ridiculous with this company. It's hard to manage when you constantly have hiring needs to fill. There's a rumor that mgmt schedules are going away from the 3 on and off system. If that happens its not gonna be worth it to work for this company in my opinion.

Advice to Management

I know payroll is the biggest expense but we gotta figure out a way to increase pay for the hourly associate. If we did this it would cut down on turnover and we could attract more quality associates.

Other Employee Reviews for Walmart

  1. "Meh not the best place"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Baytown, TX
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Baytown, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walmart part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lunches were atleast an hour

    Cons

    Managers were not too clear on what they wanted you to do

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  2. "okay place to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Walmart full-time

    Pros

    cost of living is lower

    Cons

    nothing to do in the remote area

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