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Walmart San Jose Reviews

Updated January 15, 2019
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  • "Work life balance is challenging at times" (in 884 reviews)

  • "Your practically work full-time hour with no benifits" (in 1188 reviews)

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  1. "engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great company work and life balance

    Cons

    no notable downsides , good people to work into


  2. "okay work environment"

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    Former Employee - Walmart Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Walmart Cashier in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    not as bad as everyone thinks

    Cons

    management works you too hard

  3. "IDK sometimes"

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    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Produce Clerk in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    The work itself isn't bad

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations, poor managment and employee morale

    Advice to Management

    Get all all the info necessary to perform well in position held and don't be afraid to get your hands dirty


  4. "Bad Management"

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    Former Employee - Department Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Department Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Paid time off was accumulated fast

    Cons

    No training. Management knew nothing about my department

    Advice to Management

    Learn all the departments before you are promoted or soon after


  5. "Messy Management!"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly associates and flexible hours

    Cons

    Poor management and lack of cashiers


  6. "Cashier, Price Verifier"

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    Former Employee - Walmart Neighborhood Market in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Walmart Neighborhood Market in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    It’s a good job because they work with your hours, And days. Workers treat you like family.

    Cons

    What I didn’t like was that they teached you how to do other positions and when they needed someone they will but you there.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  7. "Cap 2"

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    Former Employee - CAP II in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - CAP II in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    + Each day is different
    + Nice to interact with friendly customers
    + Enjoyed helping customers
    + Some friendly Co-workers

    Cons

    - Work demands are highly conductive to accidents
    - Below market pay for work demanded
    - Unfriendly coworkers (gossip)
    - Mandatory unpaid hour long lunch
    - Most of management does not care about you
    - Management politics
    -Stingy/ No overtime
    -Amount of freight to unload and stock in unreasonably high
    -Some customers were rude
    -Abnormally hot in the summertime
    -No actual training in learning where everything is actually located

    Advice to Management

    Keep associates productive and accountable but in the case where an associate experiences a serious accident, act like you care.

  8. "Staff Pharmacist"

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    Current Employee - Staff Pharmacist in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Pharmacist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great computer system. Solid support staff. Feel like I am really able to help people in this position with great pricing solutions provided by the company.

    Cons

    Sometimes too many initiatives can be hard to follow.


  9. "work"

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    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Member - Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Member - Cashier in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    because i will be more than happy to be working with you.

    Cons

    need money and i get very boring time at staying home.

    Advice to Management

    you will like my work .


  10. "Customer Service Manager"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of Opportunities for learning and career growth

    Cons

    Compensation is low compared to the work load


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