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Walmart UK Reviews

Updated September 6, 2017
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Pros
  • friendly good pay big ompany good benefits if you work hard you will do fine (in 1000 reviews)

  • Wonderful company for work/life balance (in 231 reviews)

Cons
  • Teams run very lean which leads to a poor work life balance (in 627 reviews)

  • If you want full time you need to be gradfathered in or be a manager (in 1008 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Stock Manager in Luton, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Stock Manager in Luton, East of England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Some great people. I loved working here, had a lot of good times looking after customers. They became friends. .

    Cons

    Can be long hours, which means you can spend time at home with family and loved ones. This can be a pro tho!

    Advice to Management

    Plant the seed for the next generation


  2. "Good"

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    Former Freelancer - Assistant Photographer in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Former Freelancer - Assistant Photographer in Nottingham, England (UK)

    I worked at Walmart (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Can be creative, chances of going here and there. Chances of growing.

    Cons

    Emergency work comes . Need to give more time then expected.

  3. "Replenishment worker"

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    Current Employee - Optical Dispenser in Minworth, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Optical Dispenser in Minworth, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent staff and a very good team.

    Cons

    Difficult to get the correct level of communication to the correct person.

    Advice to Management

    Integrate more with the colleagues and listen and take heed of most of their suggestions.


  4. "Work Experience"

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    Former Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Marketing in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Small team that lets you really engage with the customer snd see what the company does internally.

    Cons

    The size of the company is very small so not allot of opportunity to promote your career forward.

    Advice to Management

    Grow the company offices.


  5. "not good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clapham, London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clapham, London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart part-time

    Pros

    flexibility, team environment
    flexibility, team environment

    Cons

    salary, management, progression
    salary, management, progression

    Advice to Management

    take care of employees


  6. "Overnight Stocker"

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    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Enfield, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Enfield, England (UK)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Getting to know other associates, helping out other people in need really great management

    Cons

    A deadline so we can have the store ready for the morning


  7. "Friendly atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manchester City Centre, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, self governing attitude. Focus on customer, a lot of training.

    Cons

    Dungeon, office has no daylight windows.

  8. "OK Company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    The staff were very friendly but the management had no idea what they were doing in their Chelsea office. Things were just made up as they go

    Cons

    Having no coordination means there were no laid down focus for the organisation. Inexperienced managers handling the business like its a toy shop


  9. "Sales assistant"

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    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Hatfield, East of England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Assistant in Hatfield, East of England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Here is great place to work!!! Good benefits , good environment for work , free unifoms,flexible shifts,

    Cons

    Bit more less salary compared to other employers


  10. "stay away"

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    Current Employee - Setion Leader in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Setion Leader in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    in house training and promotion

    Cons

    employers rights are not looked after

    Advice to Management

    mangers need to look after their staff and not over work them, bulling needs stoping


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