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Walmart Detroit Reviews

Updated September 19, 2017
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Pros
  • friendly good pay big ompany good benefits if you work hard you will do fine (in 1000 reviews)

  • Wonderful company for work/life balance (in 231 reviews)

Cons
  • Teams run very lean which leads to a poor work life balance (in 627 reviews)

  • If you want full time you need to be gradfathered in or be a manager (in 1008 reviews)

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  1. "Co Manager/Assistant Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Co-Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Store Co-Manager in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company to work for.

    Cons

    Work Life balance is a challenge

    Advice to Management

    Senior Management is taking the company in a great direction


  2. "Issues"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Fabric and Craft Associate in Warren, MI
    Current Employee - Fabric and Craft Associate in Warren, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    bonus after 6 months
    $10 per hour
    Co workers are great

    Cons

    Management don't care
    Attendance policy sucks if your sick

    Advice to Management

    Care what your employees have to say. And remember they are still a human being!!

  3. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Detroit, MI
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent pay, ability to move up within company

    Cons

    No work life balance, depending on time of year or needs of store expect to work plenty of extra days (8-11 in a row) with maybe one day off

    Advice to Management

    listen to the concerns of your management teams and address issues in a timely manner


  4. "Cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Howell, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Howell, MI
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fellow employees are good to work with.

    Cons

    High stress with unrealistic expectations.

    Advice to Management

    Stop lying and just do what you say will do.


  5. "Customer i shop there"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice sales all the time especially for school time

    Cons

    Not 24 hrs. Anymore within reasonable travel for late hours

    Advice to Management

    Good job yall rock


  6. "Great From The Top, Horrible from the bottom"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Produce Department Manager in Commerce Township, MI
    Current Employee - Produce Department Manager in Commerce Township, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Leave of Absence, "Open Door" Policy & Flexibility in hours and transferring of stores

    Cons

    Favoritism is very popular- use it to your advantage to succeed. However, a store's personality is usually justified by the attitudes and work ethic of the Assistant Managers.

    Advice to Management

    Invest into Assistant Manager roles, they get burnt out too often. Thus, placing stress and blame on Department Managers and associates


  7. "Power up"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accounting Specialist in Rochester Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Accounting Specialist in Rochester Hills, MI
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Its a great equal opportunity company

    Cons

    Health benefits and employee discounts

  8. "Cashier"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Lapeer, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Lapeer, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun working with people and helping the elderly

    Cons

    Not enough employees , need more help

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people


  9. "Nice place to start"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Southgate, MI
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Southgate, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Can Easily transfer to other department
    You get 15 min break every 2 hours

    Cons

    Rude customers
    No benefits
    Sickness is not a valid excuse

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Deli in White Lake, MI
    Current Employee - Deli in White Lake, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have great benefits and you can change your position if necessary. They usually let you know when you are working good.

    Cons

    They don't always realize what is really going on in there department and it can cause issue.

    Advice to Management

    Watch what is going on.


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