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Walmart Chicago Reviews

Updated January 18, 2019
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  • "Work life balance is challenging at times" (in 872 reviews)

  • "They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits" (in 1181 reviews)

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  1. "2 Years of Cashier Experience/Stocked"

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    Former Employee - Walmart Cashier in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Walmart Cashier in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Customer Service , Clean Area, Great Teamwork, Good Leadership , Reliable And On Being On Time

    Cons

    Dealing with difficult customers, Working With Difficult Co workers,

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  2. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service in Alsip, IL
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Alsip, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people fun work love ot

    Cons

    Customers hourly rate hours doors

  3. "Awesome company"

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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Valparaiso, IN
    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Valparaiso, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diversity, competition and family atmosphere

    Cons

    No cons at this time

    Advice to Management

    Understand your job and always be ready for the change of times


  4. "It’s alright"

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    Current Employee - Online Grocery Pickup in Gurnee, IL
    Current Employee - Online Grocery Pickup in Gurnee, IL

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

    Pros

    Company likes to promote from the inside.

    Cons

    Lot of work for little pay. Sometimes felt like I was being worked like a dog and company always wanted more.

    Advice to Management

    Be more helpful to associates.


  5. "Department Manager"

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Waukegan, IL
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Waukegan, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It’s a job better than nothing

    Cons

    Management lazy and no communication between them
    Never work in your department (Christmas)not important right now!
    Favorites with management

    Advice to Management

    Get trained before you manage
    No favorites
    Quit blaming corporate for your mistakes


  6. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Country Club Hills, IL
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Country Club Hills, IL

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

    Pros

    Customer service is great. We are a super central so we have alou of stuff you guys send over to our Wal-Mart

    Cons

    Not a steady work flow


  7. "Cap 2 Associate"

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    Former Employee - CAP II in Homewood, IL
    Former Employee - CAP II in Homewood, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co workers, easy job, as long as you get the work done you can do whatever even people who don’t do their work still get away with it. That’s at my location at least

    Cons

    No holiday pay, only closed for Christmas, hours stay the same for all holidays don’t close early,

  8. "department manager"

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    Current Employee - Department Manager in Round Lake Beach, IL
    Current Employee - Department Manager in Round Lake Beach, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great work hours, awesome team

    Cons

    negative management team. uses coaching in a threatening manner

    Advice to Management

    slow down and listen


  9. "Walmart Skokie Pharmacy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Skokie, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Skokie, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The Pharmacists at this location are the best. When I was very sick, they were so nice and understanding, especially Stephanie. They've all been wonderful.

    Cons

    None. I have no negative reviews.

    Advice to Management

    Give them all a raise.


  10. "It was my responsibility to greet and help customers achieve what they came to shop for."

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    Current Employee - Cashier Sales Associate Stocking in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Cashier Sales Associate Stocking in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I love that I got the chance to help others and make them smile and feel appreciated.

    Cons

    Aggressive customers who gets angry and state mean things.


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