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Walmart Memphis Reviews

Updated August 2, 2017
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Memphis, TN

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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. "Overnight Supervisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager, Tire Lube Express Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager, Tire Lube Express Manager in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Paid pretty well Most managers were somewhAt proactive

    Cons

    Not enough advance preplanning for upcoming events as back to school for example. Not enough familiarity with budgets

    Advice to Management

    Understand sales trends and what caused spikes in sales. Look at last year's sales figures daily know what your competition is doing plan,, operate, lead and control support associate concerns


  2. "Customer Service, Cashier, Sale Floor Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meeting and working with different people of all nationalities. The discount card is very nice and getting Sams Club directly taking out of your paycheck.

    Cons

    Having to work in several different department all at once.

    Advice to Management

    Be patience and have an open mind because remember everybody has a boss. So if your manager is upset and taking it out on you just know its because theyre boss took theyre frustration out on them. Not saying it makes it ok because it doesnt.

  3. "Not a good company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Host in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Customer Host in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Discounts on items
    Customers made the job fun

    Cons

    No communication between managers and employees
    Rude management
    Favoritism
    No advancements unless you were "cool"
    Managers barely knew company policies

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees fairly so they will be happy to come in to work


  4. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Easy Work. Opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    Poor management(some) policy. Attendance point system


  5. "Assistant Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Stability, opportunity to advance, working with great people

    Cons

    As management , working every weekend, all holidays, Thanksgiving, etc.


  6. "Pharmacy Intern"

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    Current Intern - Pharmacy Inter in Memphis, TN
    Current Intern - Pharmacy Inter in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Room to grow outside of a staff pharmacist position. Unlike most competitors, pharmacist allowed 0.5-1 hour lunch breaks depending on staffing. Pharmacy is not 24 hours.

    Cons

    Poor staffing in general. Poor upper management. The technicians and most of Wal-Mart's staff are unpaid and overworked. This is a perfect recipe for angry, pessimistic, rude, and unreliable people working for this company. I have been to multiple Wal-Marts in my area and they all have incredibly rude staff.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees.


  7. "Not the best job"

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    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule. Have the ability to transfer. Works around school schedule. Sometimes fun environment. 401k plan and minimum benefits for full time employees

    Cons

    Most stores are not organized. Mangers are horrible. The employers can really be unprofessional at time. Depending on the location, favoritism based on race

  8. "Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Other than Job security there aren't any pros

    Cons

    No work life balance
    Poor profit sharing
    Poor treatment
    Poor pay
    Everything else

    Advice to Management

    Get out while you can


  9. "Customer service manager"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager (CSM) in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager (CSM) in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is great less work just turn key n give them money when they need it good pay learn a lot full time job good hours get a lot of walking if u need it good overtime good money pay and good hours work is work

    Cons

    Standing all day get no breaks get a lot of rude people can be stressful when u under staff like we are

    Advice to Management

    Have staff and don't be under staff


  10. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Teacher, Elementary School in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Walmart part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It was a family oriented experience.

    Cons

    The rate of pay needed to be improved.

    Advice to Management

    Raise pay rate


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