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Walmart Chicago Reviews

Updated November 14, 2018
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Pros
  • "good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work" (in 1401 reviews)

  • "Best environment, work life balance" (in 289 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance sometimes not there" (in 839 reviews)

  • "They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits" (in 1168 reviews)

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  1. "Cart pusher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walmart full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Not always have team work

    Advice to Management

    Treat ur worker great


  2. "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.

  3. "Pharmacy"

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    Former Employee - CPhT in Hammond, IN
    Former Employee - CPhT in Hammond, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Coworkers were amazing people to work with

    Cons

    Understaffed, need more employees and you're told you have two 15 min breaks which rarely happens


  4. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Portage, IN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Portage, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generous PTO and good management. As long as you do as you are told and follow rules everything will fall into the right place. I have never dealt with a difficult or unreasonable manager.

    Cons

    Weekend and Holiday hours. I like afternoon shift, but it is not always available.


  5. "walmart"

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    Former Employee - Grocery Checker in Lake Zurich, IL
    Former Employee - Grocery Checker in Lake Zurich, IL

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    easy, fun, laid back, easy

    Cons

    not challenging, not challenging, not challenging

    Advice to Management

    not sure


  6. "With the correct team members, good position."

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    Former Employee - CAP TEAM in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - CAP TEAM in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    quarter bonuses.
    good customer traffic

    Cons

    supervisors are rude and unappreciative

    Advice to Management

    Get on one accord. Become friendly.


  7. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Customers are friendly and support

    Cons

    Scheduling can be difficult at times

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to employees

  8. "Intern Program"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Crystal Lake, IL
    Current Employee - Intern in Crystal Lake, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many opportunities and they hire from within. Can pay a generous amount for the level of the job.

    Cons

    High labor in some positions


  9. "Ups and downs plus you have to develop your own loyalty it’s not given ."

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging and different areas means not cookie cutter as a lot may think

    Cons

    Advancement and politics involving your advancement

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the people your work with and spend time on the floor so to help with your expectations.


  10. "absolutly horrid management, toxic work environment"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Lake Zurich, IL
    Current Employee - Associate in Lake Zurich, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -The pay is alright and the job is easy enough
    -health benefits

    Cons

    Management bullys people, noone listens, no communication, lots of retaliation. Abuse of power. playing favorites. absolutely no accountability.

    Advice to Management

    Train managers in how to talk to people, listen to your associates


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