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Walmart Birmingham Reviews

Updated September 26, 2018
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Pros
  • "good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work" (in 1369 reviews)

  • "Best environment, work life balance" (in 286 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance sometimes not there" (in 819 reviews)

  • "They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits" (in 1161 reviews)

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  1. "Cashier"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoover, AL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoover, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dealing W/ The Public Is Awesome. You Meet Soo Many People

    Cons

    There Is No Set Schedule


  2. "Not satisfied"

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    Current Employee - TLE Service Tech in Hoover, AL
    Current Employee - TLE Service Tech in Hoover, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The money,the hours,and get to meet new people and experience.

    Cons

    The managers,and workers are slow,and don't wanna work. Not enough money.

    Advice to Management

    Listen better,build a better team.
    Compromise. Work with the associates to teach them what they need to know to get better.
    And stop writing them up for stupid stuff.

  3. "It was aight"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good staff, good policy, clean store

    Cons

    dealing with retail customers, work on holidays


  4. "It Was A Great Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Associate in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Associate in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Pay, & Organization , Team Work, Encouragement, & Supportive

    Cons

    The Inventory, High Expectence, No Tardyness, Fast Past, Mantnience


  5. "Typical Retail Job"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Online Pickup Associate in Alabaster, AL
    Current Employee - Online Pickup Associate in Alabaster, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - MyShare / Quarterly bonuses
    - Quick buildup of PTO hours
    - Tardy forgiveness
    - Anything to do is easy to learn

    Cons

    - Your experience entirely revolves around the proficiency of management
    - Favoritism
    - Not quick to match wages of competitors in market area


  6. "Working at Walmart is what you make it"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Gadsden, AL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Gadsden, AL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Scheduling
    Paid Time Off
    Decent Pay

    Cons

    Customers being customers
    Having to occasionally deal with a bad managers

    Advice to Management

    Organization, patience, cohesion, and stress management are some areas I've noticed need worked on


  7. "Produce"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sumiton, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sumiton, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and hours for school

    Cons

    Sucks if the management sucks

  8. "Recent work place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Birmingham, AL

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

    Pros

    We have good bonuses and the customers are friendly

    Cons

    Sone managers dont really act professional.

    Advice to Management

    Should always stay in a leadership position.


  9. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Birmingham, AL
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule and hours daily.

    Cons

    Most associates have to be flexible to work full time.


  10. "Hit or miss."

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    Former Employee - Cap Team Supervisor in Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Cap Team Supervisor in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Hard to pick these one.

    Cons

    No benefits hardly at all.

    Advice to Management

    Be kinder to employees they work hard. Don't pick favorites. Don't be racist.


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