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Walmart Maryland Reviews

Updated June 5, 2018
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Pros
  • "good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work" (in 1305 reviews)

  • "great work life balance, shorter commute" (in 269 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be a serious challenge" (in 771 reviews)

  • "They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits" (in 1133 reviews)

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  1. "Pays to stay on the property"

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    Former Employee - Maintenance in Ellicott City, MD
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Ellicott City, MD

    I worked at Walmart (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Stable employment great social environment

    Cons

    Parking sucks never know your surrounding

    Advice to Management

    Keep up


  2. "Balanced retailers"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Manager in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexibility and promotion are available to those who are task oriented

    Cons

    Not amenable to disabled or elderly workforce

    Advice to Management

    Find a Way to use tenured workers as mentors to newer employees

  3. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Knowledge of all jewelry and gemstones
    I had my own business for 6 years
    Over 40 years in sales (started young) my parents had businesses

    Cons

    Don't see any maybe salary wise
    But i don't know

    Advice to Management

    Also knowledge in craft,making jewelry and sewing
    Bilingual french/english and some spanish


  4. "sale associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Denton, MD
    Current Employee - Sales in Denton, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good job while in college or in high school, Company offers some upward mobility.

    Cons

    Some co-workers are lazy


  5. "No work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Hagerstown, MD
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Hagerstown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, a lot of Paid time off, health insurance, 401k match. Eighty percent off ATT cell phone discount, discounts through VIP outlet and Walmart one.

    Cons

    Working every weekend and holiday, minimum 50+ hour weeks, rotating schedule, upper management. Long redundant training, no work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time teaching and training associates the way you want in store management to do with their associates


  6. "Good people under high stress"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Elkton, MD
    Current Employee - Associate in Elkton, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The co workers can be excellent to each other when given the chance and not overly bogged down with more work than could possibly be expected

    Cons

    Management doesn't know what they're doing half the time, leading to impossible assignments which either lack the people power or resources to complete on time

    Advice to Management

    Understand what your associates are going through and try to help when ever possible. Your busy we get that, but some of the things asked of associates who are given very little training are insane


  7. "Assistant Manager Trainee"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Trainee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager Trainee in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leadership, Bonuses, they only like to hire within a majority of the time or if you have had experience previously with Walmart

    Cons

    The hours are long but worth it when you receive you first bonus. Hardwork doesn’t always get recognized but tjar comes with most jobs

  8. "Overall Good"

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    Current Employee - GM Support Manager in Westminster, MD
    Current Employee - GM Support Manager in Westminster, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with and communicate with lots of people. High tempo. Rarely boring. Ability to gain knowledge for further management opportunities.

    Cons

    Belligerent customers. Vast incompetency of many managers and associates. Most of management does not hold people accountable. People are allowed to essentially get a paycheck for doing nothing, then people who actually work get all the criticism.

    Advice to Management

    Hold people accountable.


  9. "Don't work here unless you really need to!"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Fallston, MD
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Fallston, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Coworkers are usually pretty friendly. Prices are low.

    Cons

    Everything else is a nightmare.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees!


  10. "Wal-Mart pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Germantown, MD

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

    Pros

    meet new ppl, nice co workers

    Cons

    no good benefit for part time, management doesn't care much


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