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Walmart Houston Reviews

Updated January 10, 2018
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  • The work life balance and flexibility is not present in all departments (in 671 reviews)

  • Take to long to get full time hours (in 1064 reviews)

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  1. "Sales floor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I like to see satisfied customers return and become regulars.

    Cons

    Not enough hours do me.

    Advice to Management

    Better comunication


  2. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You will learn a lot in your position around the store in different sections.

    Cons

    You will work a lot of hours during time of the month or seasons.

    Advice to Management

    Have good running shoes because you will be on the salesfloor a lot.

  3. "Able to lead others to believe in themselves and improve a consumers shopping experience!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supercenter Co-Manager in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Supercenter Co-Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Able to push myself to be more and provide for my family without having a degree. Able to build life long friendships.

    Cons

    Interviews for promotions have nothing to do with what you are doing positively to improve the business and your talents but who you know. Compensation is ok for salary, but for the amount of hours poured into roles and spending a minimum of 2-4 hours with family a day, it’s not a plus. Store leaders and upper leadership use evaluations as a threat which you fear that time of year when this should be a positive feedback for good or bad performance.

    Advice to Management

    Salary managers are associates with this company too. They need incentives and rewards to strive for more, it’s a psychological thirst for humans. There is no scheduling benefit or compensation benefits to want to promote in roles of salary. The leaders of the home office need to look deeper into how the field management promotes in salary, it’s favored by who you know instead of who has the talent and potential to drive the company into the future. Promotions are pre-picked prior to interview.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "A little appreciation goes a long way..."

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    Former Employee - Department Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Department Manager in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Earn a pay check every two weeks

    Cons

    Subjected to a culture of low standards

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the employees with whom you work. They work WITH you, not for you personally.


  5. "Job condition"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Normally you can get job there. If you like your job, naturally you will enjoy that.

    Cons

    The hours may be are cycling and you loss your system in daily life. Sometimes some customers are rude, they can request or say the same thing very very in nicer way.
    Hard condition for full time condition.

    Advice to Management

    It would be good if you consider your assocites' age and capabilities as cashier.


  6. "APA"

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    Current Employee - Asset Protection Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Asset Protection Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and Management is always there to help

    Cons

    Very little chance of moving up

    Advice to Management

    Management is good to work with.


  7. "Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Specialist in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Specialist in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work for the company

    Cons

    bad hours consisted of nights

  8. "Horrible"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Cashier in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Got paid during Hurricane Harvey

    Cons

    Horrible management. S wayside in Houston tx 77023 like little Mexico is taking over. You have highscholl dropouts who think they know it all. Asset Protection will worry about somebody stealing a sticker rather than a person stealing TVs etc.

    Advice to Management

    More like Corporate. Throw everybody in Management & start all over .


  9. "It Was An Okay Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    If You Asked For Hours, They Gave You Hours.

    Cons

    There is a lot of favoritism from management.

    Advice to Management

    Treat everyone the exact same way.


  10. "First job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hardware Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Hardware Sales Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Positive environment
    - Regular support from management
    - Flexible scheduling and office personnel.
    - Autonomy to do your job and time management

    Cons

    - Rude customers
    - Clique management
    - Racial divide


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