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Walmart Seattle Reviews

Updated August 3, 2018
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Pros
  • "good pay Work hours lots of extra shift if you are willing to work" (in 1320 reviews)

  • "great work life balance, shorter commute" (in 273 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance sometimes not there" (in 782 reviews)

  • "They schedule u an 38 hours so they don't have to give full time benifits" (in 1140 reviews)

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  1. "Great job"

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    • Senior Management
    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. "Assistant Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Port Orchard, WA
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Port Orchard, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get a 10% Discount.

    Cons

    Company completely restructuring. cutting jobs.

  3. "Don't work at Walmart"

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    Current Employee - CAP Team Member in Arlington, WA
    Current Employee - CAP Team Member in Arlington, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent benefits, flexible scheduling, flexible hours. that's all the pros I can think of off the top of my head, it's really a place you don't want to be in for very long

    Cons

    Toxic corporate culture that trickles all the way down the ladder, unrealistic expectations of our team members, neglecting to fix major problems such as team size or air conditioning in the summer heat.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees with respect


  4. "Cashier position was not fast paced enough on a regular basis."

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Puyallup, WA
    Former Employee - Cashier in Puyallup, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easily Navigate and understand duties, not very physically demanding, other than standing.

    Cons

    Run out of work to do so shifts would last forever.

    Advice to Management

    More light stocking/ organizing duties for cashiers slow times.


  5. "Cashier"

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    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Poulsbo, WA
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Poulsbo, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent hours and breaks every 2 hours

    Cons

    Managers always promise something but never withstand in pursuing. Don't care about your health

    Advice to Management

    If you going to promise something then it if not don't say anything at all.


  6. "Cool store"

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    Former Employee - Secret Shopper in Kirkland, WA
    Former Employee - Secret Shopper in Kirkland, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of variety to choose from. U can find anything you like. I like a lot of things here. Walmart is also a very cool name.

    Cons

    Big store lots of walking. Wear comfy shoes cause you will spend a lot of time walking around and buying lots of coo thing from this cool cool store.

    Advice to Management

    Give free cookies


  7. "cashier"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Arlington, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Arlington, WA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good hours
    Overtime pay
    always offers extra hours

    Cons

    lack consistency in a job title
    when short staff management don’t help
    bad security

    Advice to Management

    Hire a security guard
    allow more associates on overnight shifts

  8. "Assistant manager"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career advancement opportunities, training and development

    Cons

    Retail environment can be stressful, work life balance hard

    Advice to Management

    Plan


  9. "Reduced Prices Benefit Low-Income Families"

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    Former Employee - Overnight Dry Grocery-GM Stocker in Bremerton, WA
    Former Employee - Overnight Dry Grocery-GM Stocker in Bremerton, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The “Wal-Mart economy” is good for American low-income families who cannot afford to purchase more expensive products made in the US.

    Cons

    A culture that can be summed up in four words: Clock in, clock out.

    Advice to Management

    Lucky enough to have worked under the overnight manager at the time, a highly-motivated, good leader. Keep up the excellent work.


  10. "Good company , Great salary"

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    Former Employee - Seller in Everett, WA
    Former Employee - Seller in Everett, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company , nice people , i’m Happy

    Cons

    Benefits , paid vacation , good colleges


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