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Walmart Atlanta Reviews

Updated March 2, 2019
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  • "Work life balance is challenging at times" (in 884 reviews)

  • "Your practically work full-time hour with no benifits" (in 1188 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay, great support, plenty of work

    Cons

    Workers not doing what they're told, hiring people with no experience.


  2. "Slow paced"

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    Former Employee - Stocker in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Stocker in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly
    Organized
    Attention to detail

    Cons

    Low pay
    Not many hours
    Crowded

  3. "Co manager with Walmart paid well, benefits were good but expect LONG retail hours with stress."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Salary, insurance, PTO, company stock match, employee discounts, 401k match

    Cons

    Long hours, overnights, weekends, stress, not enough help, heavy loads.

    Advice to Management

    Managers should pour positivity into their associates. Appreciation goes a long way and don’t forget about the forgotten shift....the overnight associates.


  4. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Stocker in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Stocker in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The benefits were good that’s about it.

    Cons

    They have you working in 1 area alone, it was overnight so turnover was terrible, they never appreciated all overnight done

    Advice to Management

    Better management with better attitude, and knows what to do


  5. "It's not right"

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    Former Employee - Consolidate in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Consolidate in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefit
    Compensation
    Educational Reimbursement
    Stock Investment
    Security

    Cons

    Treatment of New Hires
    Probation
    Injury


  6. "Sales Floor Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Pay
    Co workers felt like family
    Good benefits
    10% discounts

    Cons

    Unorganized
    Not enough employees
    Customers with attitudes

    Advice to Management

    Hire more employees
    Be specific in what you want


  7. "Market (District) Manager"

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    Former Employee - Market (District) Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Market (District) Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Leading, teaching and training managers as well as hourly associates.
    Benefits package, bonus structure, and restricted stock units.
    Merchandising stores to the community, ability to buy and sell merchandise.
    Technology used within the stores to increase productivity and fix opportunities faster.

    Cons

    Company has lost a lot of the culture and continues to move away.
    Reducing head count with new processes to soon, implementation time is too short.
    Learning curve and time frame for new associates.
    Losing focus on brick and mortar stores and customer service.
    No open communication or transparency with senior leadership.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on store environment and customer service, it is still the driving factor to the business.
    Retention and recruitment needs more attention.
    Access the current training in Academy stores, place associates in real world training environment.
    Promote open, transparent communication without the fear of retaliation as was promoted in the past.

  8. "Market Manager"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The income and bonus plan are lucrative .

    Cons

    The treatment of middle management is horribly.

    Advice to Management

    Poor leader ship overall


  9. "Great company with great benefits. I enjoy walmart!"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great salary, great benefits and great work family.

    Cons

    Long hours and sometimes feel under paid.

    Advice to Management

    Manage time wisely


  10. "Working at Wal-Mart Dc 8240"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walmart full-time

    Pros

    It was okay until new management arrived.

    Cons

    Breaks, Tapout pay, Management, Leads ,Equipment


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