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Walmart Seattle Reviews

Updated February 20, 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. "Great job"

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    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Tulalip, WA
    Former Employee - Housekeeper in Tulalip, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great pay and meets a lot of great people, plenty of opportunity. You can get promoted easily, takes care of the bills for a fact

    Cons

    Can be a very stressful job and some managers take their jobs too serious. You can easily get into trouble and you are watched for everything.

    Advice to Management

    Be nicer to your employees, without them you would not have a company. You guys should not be so uptight and bougie then maybe your employees would feel more comfortable with you.


  2. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Washington in Renton, WA
    Current Employee - Washington in Renton, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I get to meet and acquaint with people of different culture and race.

    Cons

    Some associates are not really working. I get frustrated since no matter how I encourage them to really do their tasks, still they do not listen.

    Advice to Management

    Go down to the lowest level and check how they do their tasks.

  3. "Not the best place to work"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in South Hill, WA
    Former Employee - Cashier in South Hill, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walmart part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fun people to work with

    Cons

    Over worked , under paid,

    Advice to Management

    Stop putting your problems on the little people


  4. "cashier"

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    Current Employee - Cashier in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Cashier in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    the people i work with

    Cons

    the people who shop here


  5. "aweful"

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    Former Employee - Cake Decorator in Marysville, WA
    Former Employee - Cake Decorator in Marysville, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    there arent any pros to state

    Cons

    they dont care about their employees

    Advice to Management

    stop lying about your employees to add to your pocket book.


  6. "Hours suck"

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    Current Employee - Cart Attendant in Puyallup, WA
    Current Employee - Cart Attendant in Puyallup, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You can sometimes work with great people.

    Cons

    Management and supervisors don't know how to run a store. In the month of January 2019, I work 3 days out of the whole month and there's no room to put me in. They do not care about their minors.

    Advice to Management

    Start caring about all your employees. Give everyone a fair amount of hours. Run a better store so that your own employees wouldn't rather shop at Safeway.


  7. "Cap 2"

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    Former Employee - Cap II Associate in Poulsbo, WA
    Former Employee - Cap II Associate in Poulsbo, WA

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

    Pros

    Only non management position that is able to get 40 hrs plus overtime was given to those willing to put the work in. Learned many transferable skills.

    Cons

    The amount of work they expect you to do in the time given is unrealistic especially if you do it "one best way". Serious disconnect between upper managements ideas of how things should be done and actual practical application of those principals.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "cashier/overnight stocker"

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    Former Employee - Front End Cashier/Overnight Stocker in Arlington, WA
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier/Overnight Stocker in Arlington, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    co workers front end cashiers are like family and regular customers

    Cons

    rude customers, your honesty is dismissed with managment team about theft their additude about theft is "nothing we can do about it don.t accuse them of stealing: even though as employee is an eyewitness to the theft, Also employees are not allowed use another customer as an eye witness to another customer that is bulling you as the employee and another customer who is a eyewintess is willing to testify of the bulling act of another customer; management refuse to listen to eyewitness account. management is write up happy. Have to show a bully rude obnoxious customer as employee show your afraid by hiding behind the register in tobacco register, while you figure how get a mananger to help you out . while you place yourself in front of the bully customer not allowed to defend yourself or you get written up. take care of customers even though you told to go on break by a manager but they want you still help a customers at your register even though there are self checkout registers at overnight and you go past your break time and managers refuse to help to let you go on break. they go disappear in back and there's no front end csm to help you on front end. And store manager has same policy Assistant mangers do not take part of cashiering to help with the customers their job is to run the store not back up cashier is not their job.

    Advice to Management

    use eyewitness account let employee defend to a bully customer trust the employee hear them out. care more about the theft in the store. Team means jump in at front register and release cashiers to breaks don't walk away and refuse to help. more you take care of your associates the more the better customer service the employee will do when you take care of your employees. accept different strength and weakness in each individually to make a whole team.Don't except everyone do work the same pace and be same flower. We are diverse that what makes us great. please stop expecting the work load finished by lunch time. stop expecting to work 60 box's per hour is very unreasonable when dealing with the public. The customer service is the lowest expection to employee when the employee is expected to finish his or her work by lunch time and 60 box's per hour to be done. Stop comparing your self what you can do and comparing each employee to another employee work skills.that's poor management skills and not accepting our differences as employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "My overnight work experience."

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    Former Employee - Overnight Stocker in Bremerton, WA
    Former Employee - Overnight Stocker in Bremerton, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's hard not to get 40 hours

    Cons

    As with any overnight position it's hard to adjust to the work schedule

    Advice to Management

    Keep the positive attitude and stay straight forward


  10. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Everett, WA
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Everett, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Associates make you a success

    Cons

    Not enough Associates leaving responsibilities on you

    Advice to Management

    Stay positive and develop your Associates


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