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Updated February 1, 2018
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Pros
  • Good pay and benifits liked the work (in 1173 reviews)

  • Amazing work life balance for an man level job (in 255 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance benefits restructuring (in 708 reviews)

  • Not enough hrs avalible for full time emoyment (in 1083 reviews)

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  1. "Director Product"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Product Management in San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Director, Product Management in San Bruno, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Great company, employee friendly

    Cons

    You need to be in the right team for growth


  2. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Bruno, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Growing, New Innovations, New Strategies, Omnichannel

    Cons

    Too large, Too much Restructuring, Confusion

    Advice to Management

    None

  3. "Great Place for First Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate- Department Manager in Union City, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate- Department Manager in Union City, CA

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

    Pros

    Walmart was my first job & allowed career growth. Shortly after I started as a Sales Associate I was promoted to Department Manager, had I stayed I am positive I would have went higher.

    Cons

    Pay, new management always in lots of switching around.


  4. "Sales associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Pittsburg, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Pittsburg, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great working environment and many team players

    Cons

    Often too busy can't take breaks or lunch as scheduled

    Advice to Management

    Read the rules and follow them yourself


  5. "Meat Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Meat Associate in Vacaville, CA
    Former Employee - Meat Associate in Vacaville, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great job. Be on time and wear a time piece

    Cons

    Hard work, do all you got, make it your best. Watch the clock.

    Advice to Management

    Wear a time piece , don't be late, don't clock out late


  6. "Horrible place to work"

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    Current Employee - Hourly Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Hourly Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meeting nice fellow workers and customers

    Cons

    Grossly under staffed, most managers think they know every thing, are never wrong and not willing to listen helpful suggestions. Nearly all managers only give negative critiques and rarely give thanks or well dones to employees. All employees are told they are not working fast enough or productive.

    Advice to Management

    Rank has privilege, but the ranking personal are not always the smartest. Happy employees are more productive than brow beaten employees.


  7. "Bad place"

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    Former Employee - Sales in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Sales in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    Nothing really. They have parking available

    Cons

    Treat you bad and everyone is out of shape

    Advice to Management

    Hire smart people

  8. "Hardware/PLE Trainer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hardware/PLE Trainer in Vacaville, CA
    Current Employee - Hardware/PLE Trainer in Vacaville, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Walmart full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    I like training people for the forklift and walkie stacker,electric pallet jack and the sissor lift,

    Cons

    I wish the pay could be better,

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees with respect and you will see how much more work they will do,A thank you goes a long ways.


  9. "Software Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay
    Benefits
    Training and Development

    Cons

    Workplace flexibility
    Work and life balance


  10. "Sr. Consumer Product Development Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consumer Product Development Manager in San Bruno, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consumer Product Development Manager in San Bruno, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Broad Exposure to multi-channel merchandising with some innovative high level leaders.

    Cons

    Many Mid to Sr.Director, and VP level Officers are ineffectual and lack motivational leadership. They lead by fear and we are worked like dogs and need more resource.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your associates and make them feel valued!


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