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The training is good. You get a decent orientation, then there are frequently updated CBLs to get on with. Most people you work with are friendly. Good customer interaction. By and large, management doesn't pick favourites. You can be the most popular associate of all time but if you mess up, you'll get fired, just like anyone else. You're usually given very clear instructions as to what to do and a time frame in...
The random computerized schedule sucked. You could be working 2pm-11pm one day and then be expected to come in at 7am the next day. You could also find yourself working up to ten days in a row, because when the schedule is generated for the next week, it doesn't take into account what days you were working last week; so if you work full-time (five days out of seven), that might happen. Managers are too trigger happy...
Advice to Management
Fix the scheduling system. Nobody wants to work ten days in a row, not even if Wal-Mart is their dream job. My advice is to go back to manual scheduling instead of using a computerized system. At least a manager would be able to have the common sense to know that someone shouldn't work that many days in a row, or be coming in early in the morning when they just finished late in the evening. Stop coaching people for minor...Walmart2010-12-03