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Walmart Sales Associate Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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  1. "part-time, unloading & receiving - Stillwater OK"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Stillwater, OK
    Former Employee - Part Time Sales Associate in Stillwater, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good co-workers, easy position, can keep to myself when working

    Cons

    starting low pay, no benefits for first three months

    Advice to Management

    Show more respect to your co-workers


  2. "It's A good Retail Experience"

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

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, if pregnant, payed time off, steady pay raise on a yearly basis, managers can be good. Personal does there job 80% of the time. Personal I.E. Human Resource Office.

    Cons

    It can be a very negative environment, customers can be very nasty and rude. 70% of the time.

    Advice to Management

    From my experience management never gave me any problems.

  3. "my time at Walmart was my first and i the best time there i work hard and everyday i felt i got a lot done."

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    Former Employee - Sporting Goods Sales Associate in Red Bank, SC
    Former Employee - Sporting Goods Sales Associate in Red Bank, SC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great co-workers, good hours, many opportunities to move up.

    Cons

    customers are rude and have no respect, work can get slow at times.


  4. "Taco Bell"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Garden Ridge, TX
    Former Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Garden Ridge, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's a nation wide company that is doing good, I just want to be part of a team that is helping out all around.

    Cons

    Getting the feeling of the job for the first couple days, trying to see what speeds people work at and who I could have to help me.

    Advice to Management

    Hear out employees


  5. "Wal-mart"

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    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Eden, NC
    Current Employee - Sales Floor Associate in Eden, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The best reasons to work their is because I get to see some of the most amazing smiles on my customers face when I see them.

    Cons

    Some of the downsides is when they get upset or angry because we don't have their product in stock.

    Advice to Management

    My advice to management is that I love to work and I never give it and I love to strive for the better and make everyone happy.


  6. "Sales assoc"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Kansas City, MO
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Kansas City, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people i work with and cust

    Cons

    So far from house would like more hours

    Advice to Management

    Be nice


  7. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big training on different areas.

    Cons

    I have no complaints

    Advice to Management

    Keep working for excellence!

  8. "Good part-time work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Fishers, IN
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Fishers, IN

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

    Pros

    Flexibility with dates, manager has been very accommodating.

    Cons

    Despite the pay being above minimum wage, it can be hard to make ends meet.


  9. "Cashier"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great People
    Great Mangers
    Great Assiocaties

    Cons

    I can't say nothing bad about this store


  10. "Sales Associate"

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

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

    Pros

    Love helping my customers alot.

    Cons

    I been there 3 yrs. I am part time. Everybody who started there expect me have moved to different depts except me. Every time I ask 4 open shifts they don't have one. I have took my dept manager test 3 yrs ago and passed it. Still in the same dept zoning

    Advice to Management

    Please have good replacement for hard workers. Let ur hard workers transfer to different departments not the lazy ones.