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Walmart Chicago Reviews

Updated March 15, 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. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Saint Charles, IL
    Current Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Saint Charles, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and nice environment

    Cons

    You have to run here and there so frequently

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  2. "Worker"

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

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

    Pros

    Busy, quarterly bonus, vacation pay, personal pay.

    Cons

    High Turnover, not enough cashier's,

  3. "You will never get enough help or equipment"

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    Current Employee - Cap Team Supervisor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Cap Team Supervisor in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many job opportunities. Easy to transfer to new locations.

    Cons

    Low pay, minimal training, high turnover among hourly associates.

    Advice to Management

    Give associates opportunity to learn One Best Way, and the resources to execute the process.


  4. "It was okay"

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    Current Employee - Cap I Associate in Cicero, IL
    Current Employee - Cap I Associate in Cicero, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers and employee discount

    Cons

    management it what ruins Walmart in general

    Advice to Management

    Be reasonable with your expectations


  5. "Don't go unless you really need money"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orland Park, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Orland Park, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The work is not hard
    It's some decent females in there

    Cons

    You can't trust the managers.
    People will lie to you
    The pay is poor

    Advice to Management

    Payb people well


  6. "Great Associates"

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

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Less commute time, great team to work with, always on the move, challenging work, need to think on your feet.

    Cons

    work-life balance is a struggle.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  7. "Great learning environment."

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    Current Intern - Pharmacy Student in Chicago, IL
    Current Intern - Pharmacy Student in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walmart as an intern (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Consideration for employment upon graduation.

    Cons

    Number of locations available for potential placement.

  8. "Customer service"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is okay but could be better

    Cons

    customers that are lost all the time


  9. "Sales associate"

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    Current Employee - Apparel Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Apparel Sales Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    It’s a good place to work and move up

    Cons

    Transferring when you are full time not garanted that status is not good , means you can’t move like you want to unless you are management

    Advice to Management

    You can learn from your associates too


  10. "Gm support manager"

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    Current Employee - GM Support Manager in Huntley, IL
    Current Employee - GM Support Manager in Huntley, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy job
    Stepping stone up to management

    Cons

    Management makes or breaks


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