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Walmart San Jose Reviews

Updated September 13, 2018
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Pros
  • "good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work" (in 1348 reviews)

  • "Best environment, work life balance" (in 280 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance sometimes not there" (in 801 reviews)

  • "They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits" (in 1157 reviews)

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  1. "Data Engineer"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walmart as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work life balance and communication

    Cons

    Processes needs to be tightened

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "QE"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walmart as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility in timings, free courses to learn if we have time

    Cons

    More politics, partiality between contractors and full timers, hell lot of work most of the time, without notice or intimation they kick contractors out

    Advice to Management

    nothing

  3. "Cap 2"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  4. "Software Engineer III"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to . work and start the career, learned a lot from team members and good work life balance and have flexibility.

    Cons

    Need to raise bars in hiring people and also sometimes higher management should stop being political or more leaned towards some individuals.


  5. "Cashier, Price Verifier"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    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


  6. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Gilroy, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Gilroy, CA

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

    Pros

    Great cashier customer service , always on time and well dressed and clean , a team player, and helpful with every customer and coworker.

    Cons

    Ned’s to apply for advancement job opportunities has potential and strengthe to grow up the corporate ladder chain.

    Advice to Management

    Better reviews on workers. Missing out on good great workers like Andrea Kelly.


  7. "Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milpitas, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walmart (Less than a year)

    Pros

    This place is pretty good

    Cons

    This place isn't too bad

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  8. "engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  9. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours free shuttle service

    Cons

    No clear vision and blame game


  10. "Staff Pharmacist"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


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