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Walmart Washington DC Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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  • Teams run very lean which leads to a poor work life balance (in 658 reviews)

  • If you want full time you need to be gradfathered in or be a manager (in 1042 reviews)

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  1. "HedgeRow"

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    Current Employee - Sole Proprietor in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Sole Proprietor in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    HedgeRow Partners is a Real Estate Investment Company founded in 2017 by Walter R. Mendoza based in Washington DC. HedgeRow focuses on maximizing risk adjusted returns with a value driven approach all the while preserving and enhancing the rich architectural heritage of the nation’s capital and its surrounding neighborhoods. Hedgerow uses analytics and data driven models to identify investment properties. Our team then sets upon the “maximize value phase” where we provide redevelopment capital necessary to convert properties to their highest and best uses using our own expertise and that of design professionals and consultants. Then we set upon the “execution phase” with our team of skilled craftsmen, tradesmen, and contractors.

    Cons

    Finding good deals can always be challenging

    Advice to Management

    Increase presence in other metropolitan cities


  2. "could do better"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Manager in Bowie, MD
    Former Employee - Customer Service Manager in Bowie, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    excellent learning experience in a fast-paced environment.

    Cons

    Awful management, unorganized, and management failed to follow procedures.

  3. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Washington, DC

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

    Pros

    Job Experience and Skill Development

    Cons

    Everyone is not on the same page


  4. "Overall a great summer oppertunity"

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    Former Employee - Overnight Stocker in Germantown, MD
    Former Employee - Overnight Stocker in Germantown, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walmart part-time

    Pros

    Was hired as a part- timer but was still given a 40 hour a week work schedule.

    Cons

    As a part-time employee I was not eligible for health, dental or employee discount.

    Advice to Management

    Great entry point for employment


  5. "Fun Job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Fredericksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Fredericksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meet great people and friends

    Cons

    Some weird hours and hard customers

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  6. "Very nice community."

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    Former Employee - Produce Sales Associate in California, MD
    Former Employee - Produce Sales Associate in California, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice community to work in and nice, organized managers.

    Cons

    Not very clean, and old equipment.


  7. "Walmart Lawn and Garden Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Manassas, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nothing too complicated. As a lawn and garden associate I was able to be outside most of the time.

    Cons

    Managers would ask you to complete tasks for no apparent reason. Managers would also move you around the store away from your department.

    Advice to Management

    Explain why things are important and need to get done. Don't punish employees for being on their phones, when everyone sees that you are on yours.

  8. "Academy Department Manger"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA

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

    Pros

    Great hours and great pay

    Cons

    A lot of reading and not enough prep time


  9. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Electronics Sales Associate in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A job that can open doors for you to other opportunities if you are a diligent worker.

    Cons

    Management doesn't care about the floor associate as much as the money they make.

    Advice to Management

    The associates are trying to appease the customer, floor management and upper management along with dealing with home, we are doing our best to uphold Sam Waltons dream.


  10. "Office Manager"

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    Current Employee - Office Manager in Leesburg, VA
    Current Employee - Office Manager in Leesburg, VA

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

    Pros

    small family business and safe environment

    Cons

    inconsistency. lack of communication and constructive criticism

    Advice to Management

    none


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