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Walmart Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
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2.9 7,491 reviews

46% Approve of the CEO

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon

Doug McMillon

(744 ratings)

46% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • There are opportunities for advancement for those who show initiative (in 68 reviews)

  • Lot of room for advancement up to the salary level, nice schedule for management (in 64 reviews)


Cons
  • With new schedule your Work/life balance is very poor with very little weekends off (in 122 reviews)

  • Within the next five years there will only be salary full time positions available (in 304 reviews)

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    Pharmacist (Current Employee) Leeds, England

    ProsFlexibility great support for working families very cursive culture

    ConsTiny bonuses compared to competitors

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    very delightful, people are nice

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosfeels no hierarchy, easy communication

    Consworking condition in the store is just ok

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    it was a great place to work

    Christmas Temp (Current Employee) Colchester, England

    ProsI enjoyed working with people and enjoyed doing nights

    ConsThey make you pay for food and deduct 30 minutes break.

    Advice to Senior Managementthey should ask collegues which department they enjoy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Exercise in futility

    Inventory Supervisor (Former Employee) Cartersville, GA (US)

    ProsCo-workers(some)
    Quarterly bonuses
    Employee discount
    1hour lunch break

    ConsManagers. Work-life balance. Work-load
    Disorganized
    Turnover rate

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook into complaints associates make about managers.
    Get your employees new equipment: pallet jacks, rocket carts, etc.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Walmart has given me several opportunities to advance in my career.

    Co Manager (Current Employee) New Martinsville, WV (US)

    ProsBenefits, schedule, salary, vacation time, family values

    ConsAccountability of associates and management

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great job and good pay

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee) Springfield, MO (US)

    ProsLots of work to do

    ConsDumb customers, hot in store

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more on labor

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very fast pace with a lot of opportunities for advancement.

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA (US)

    ProsSchedule, advancement, pay, bonus, benefits, stock purchase, 401k, learn retail financial services, quickly become a customer service guru, and learn leadership quickly.

    ConsYou must show growth quickly.
    Policies are enforced differently in each store.
    You will have days where nothing you do will be good enough.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't be afraid to take risks.
    Need to be equal relationship manager and results manager.
    Always come in when your asked and some times even when your not to set dedication factor.
    Don't let tasks or criticism go repeated.
    Take any feedback and implement immediately.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Intense

    Wireless Sales Associate (Current Employee) Heath, OH (US)

    ProsIf you want to always be busy. Walmart is a place for you

    ConsDepending on the store the management will give you a bunch of tasks that are basically impossible to get finished in the time your shift is over and get upset with you when you don't complete the tasks

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't pack on more than an associate can handle

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Customer Service Associate (Current Employee) Garland, TX (US)

    ProsI believe Walmart is a good place to work out. The reason i believe this is most of your coworkers are willing to put in equal effort. The environment in Walmart is amazing. Working with Walmart gives one a sense of freedom that makes working for Walmart seem like it's a respectable establishment.

    ConsI believe there are a few cons to working in Walmart like , once in a while you take on a double shift or work by yourself.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    IMS (Current Employee) Tyler, TX (US)

    ProsFast pace job, at first I was not ready for the challenge.

    ConsNeed more of a pay this job is very physical especially when you start pulling on the heavier stuff and in the freezers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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