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Walmart Ottawa Reviews

Updated May 15, 2018
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Ottawa, ON (Canada)

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Walmart President and CEO, Executive Lee Tappenden
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Pros
  • good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work (in 1271 reviews)

  • Amazing work life balance for an man level job (in 265 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance can be a serious challenge (in 759 reviews)

  • They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits (in 1122 reviews)

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  1. "Customer Experience Associate"

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    Current Employee - Customer Experience in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Customer Experience in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent customer service, Product knowledge, Pricing, Product variety, Low prices

    Cons

    To much of a physical job and low of personnel

    Advice to Management

    Hired more personnel and place them on strategic areas in the store. This would end giving a better customer service.


  2. "Merchandiser Department Manager"

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    Current Employee - Merchandise Department Supervisor in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Merchandise Department Supervisor in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big Company, job secured and a couple of chances to grow.

    Cons

    toxic environment. get out as soon as you can.

    Advice to Management

    grow up

  3. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice co workers, flexible shifts, good benefits

    Cons

    Hard customers, busy store, under staffed


  4. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Student in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Student in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    a bit more than average pay + yearly bonuses, close to home, ok part time job,

    Cons

    strict rules for pay wage, repetitive schedule-doing the same thing standing in one place for a long time


  5. "Fairly good Entry-Level"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Cashier in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are very kind

    Cons

    The customers can be unnecessarily rude.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "It was ok for temporary work."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walmart part-time

    Pros

    Everyone you encounter is friendly because you have to live through it together.

    Cons

    The culture of clients and even other coworkers is not at the highest, even if they all mean well.
    Part time as a student were always till close and on weekends.

    Advice to Management

    Try to create a better company culture so your employees can care about the store


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Excellent company, poor management"

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    Former Employee - CE Salesfloor Associate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - CE Salesfloor Associate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Walmart part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Discounts are very nice.
    Met some nice coworkers there.

    Cons

    Indifferent and rude management. Not all of the managers are like this but many are.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to the managers you hire. Place and enforce higher standards on them.

  8. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    positive environment to work on.

    Cons

    bad management and partial people


  9. "Had to train myself"

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    Current Employee - Student in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Student in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    My co-workers are very nice people to work with

    Cons

    My manager and the drama at my workplace

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer


  10. "2nd Shift Instock Associate"

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    Current Employee - Second Shift Instock Associate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Second Shift Instock Associate in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Friendly co-workers
    * Minimal interaction with customers
    * Good hours

    Cons

    * Heavy lifting (back pain)
    * Repetitive work
    * injury prone.

    Advice to Management

    * Don't make us work overtime.


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