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Walmart Chicago Reviews

Updated April 12, 2018
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Pros
  • good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work (in 1241 reviews)

  • Amazing work life balance for an man level job (in 261 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be a serious challenge (in 744 reviews)

  • They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits (in 1111 reviews)

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  1. "get money"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Paper Head in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Paper Head in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    you get paid and you get to have fun

    Cons

    its hard work,and should be done in the time that is given

    Advice to Management

    do whatever that you have to do and you will make it far in life,as well as this job.


  2. "Deli Associate"

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    Current Employee - Deli Associate in Homewood, IL
    Current Employee - Deli Associate in Homewood, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good Hours Good Pay Funny Co workers Nice environement

    Cons

    Rude people , management is carless, always a issue with everything that is done, perfection is a must even if walmart is far from perfect

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of associate issues

  3. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Northlake, IL
    Former Employee - Cashier in Northlake, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours so you can go to school at the same time

    Cons

    Treat you like garbage with very little respect, low pay, terrible benefits

    Advice to Management

    Your employees are human beings


  4. "Meh ..."

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    Former Employee - Overnight GM/Grocery Stocker in Oswego, IL
    Former Employee - Overnight GM/Grocery Stocker in Oswego, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hours, Pay somewhat, Cool associates, Good trainer

    Cons

    Terrible and lazy support management that take advantage of barely working, at least for overnights . Company policies and rules that deal in absolutes. Company is ruled with an iron fist. Terrible work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Dont make it obvious that you arent doing anything and be a tad bit more lenient ... We get it you're a manager with a ton of experience but you dont have to act like a troglodyte.


  5. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Kenosha, WI
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Kenosha, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits if you make it to management level

    Cons

    Long hours, Members of Management rude and have no compassion. Not very associate centered.

    Advice to Management

    Be for the people, our associates are suffering then the customer suffers


  6. "It is what you make it."

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    Current Employee - Deli Associate in Kenosha, WI
    Current Employee - Deli Associate in Kenosha, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, Flexibility, Full-Time, Mentor Program.

    Cons

    Hours, Co-Workers, Customer First Scheduling.

    Advice to Management

    DITCH CUSTOMER FIRST SCHEDULING!!!!! It is a nightmare!


  7. "Great!"

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

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and management was great!

    Cons

    Short breaks and the too many assessment to take.

  8. "My experience at Walmart was very good"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance Associate in Richton Park, IL
    Former Employee - Maintenance Associate in Richton Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay and constant opportunity to be promoted also every store manager will take their time to actually talk and listen to you.

    Cons

    Disrespectful CSM’s and terrible point system. I wouldn’t recommend working maintenance at Walmart; they get treated the worse and have unrealistic time frames to work.

    Advice to Management

    Be more understanding with employees


  9. "good company"

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

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

    Pros

    good salary n training and internal growth

    Cons

    Recruiting process is extremely difficult

    Advice to Management

    none


  10. "Asset Protection Associate"

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    Current Employee - Asset Protection Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Asset Protection Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting job with many responsibilities.

    Cons

    Seems like AP within this company is slowly being phased out.


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