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Walmart San Jose Reviews

Updated May 30, 2018
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San Jose, CA Area

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Pros
  • "good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work" (in 1305 reviews)

  • "great work life balance, shorter commute" (in 269 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be a serious challenge" (in 770 reviews)

  • "They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits" (in 1133 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. "Review"

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    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

  3. "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


  4. "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.


  5. "horrible culture, all about politics"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good for family, work life balance

    Cons

    too much politics, it's always about people


  6. "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 .


  7. "Good compensation for long term job"

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good compensation for long term job

    Cons

    no cons at this point

    Advice to Management

    nothing much to advice now

  8. "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


  9. "This place sucks"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Milpitas, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing at all. This place is terrible.

    Cons

    Everything is wrong with this place. It is terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Please actually care about your emplyees.


  10. "Pharmacist"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Pharmacist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    PTO and benefits
    Clear policies for everything
    Less financially focused than other chains
    Discounts for Walmart purchases with employee discount

    Cons

    Constantly changing initiatives
    High turnover rate
    Low pay but high expectations for associates
    Bonus keeps changing to make it harder to get

    Advice to Management

    Better pay to attract and maintain good employees


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