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I Work At Walmart

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    I've been with Walmart

    since May of 2007. I started out as an overnight cashier. I quickly become the fastest cashier the store had. I always had all the bills facing the same direction and work area neat. About a year later an overnight electronics associate went on a leave of absence. During...
    dragonexpert dragonexpert 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 7

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    Walmart

    I have worked at Wal-Mart for a year and a half now and I like it they pay extremely good and I have made alot of good friends there.  It was also my first job!
    MilaRose MilaRose 18-21 Mar 26, 2009

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    We have the worse stockers ever.

    I don't know how they lasted this long smh
    UCLABruinsFan13 UCLABruinsFan13 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Soul Crushing

    I started working at one of the new "neighborhood markets" that walmart opened up. its been nothing but terrible. my drinking has quadrupled. they set impossible quotas and then ***** at us when we dont meet them. they have intentionally understaffed our store and gripe at us...
    zebunomicon zebunomicon 31-35, M Jun 2, 2012

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    The Task Manger

    I've Been Working at Wal-Mart for 9 years.... I like to think I'm a hard worker ..I don't stand around and talk or bull **** ,I stay on task and work as neat and clean as possible .... I work overnights and I stock and sometimes I feel like I'm going to have a Panic Attack...
    SUSIEPOST SUSIEPOST 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2013

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    In my store when you walk through

    and look at just about any worker, you can see it in their eyes that moral is just nonexistent. It's been really hard lately as understaffed as we are everywhere for anyone to get anything done. I am a CSM during the day. I have 41 Cashiers right now where as last year at this...
    GreenEyedFox GreenEyedFox 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 21

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    Use To Work At Wal-mart And Now I Am Going Back!

    I use to work for Wal-Mart and at the time I was working at Wal-mart I LOVED it, loved the fact that I was able to basically do anything I wanted from being a cashier, working in jewelry department, fitting room and etc, there we're so many opportunities.  The only thing I did...
    ruddlindsey ruddlindsey 26-30, F May 22, 2012

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    Outside. In The Snow.

    I love the fact, we get .40 cent raises every year. I love the fact, its pretty hard for a cart pusher to get promoted. I love working outside in the freezing cold snow. I really do like that last one. I try my best not to complain, and make the best of every situation. At this...
    JeyGant JeyGant 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2011

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    I Work At Walmart

    i started working in nov of 07 and its been alot of ineresting days everyday is differant from the next i do apreciate working.
    sshield65 sshield65 41-45 Jul 22, 2008

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    If you haven't read my previous story about my

    career at Walmart, I suggest reading that first. Saturday the CSM scheduled had called in so one of the two support managers was the primary CSM for that night. She was helping me learn the various tasks I would be responsible for every night. We had to work out which of us...
    dragonexpert dragonexpert 26-30, M 3 Responses Mar 10

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    Only Getting Worse

    I work overnight. I started in '05. I liked it back then, but over the past few years with the changes they've made overnight and all of the different unqualified managers we've had, it seems that the store is going to hell in a hand-basket. :/ Terrible....looking for a new...
    follower8705 follower8705 22-25 Oct 16, 2012

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    WALMART

    ME MY EX HUSBAND MY BROTHER HIS WIFE AND 4 OF MY ROOM MATES HAVE ALL WORK AT WALLYWORLD AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER
    metalchick metalchick 31-35, F Aug 16, 2008

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    I just had my orientation today.

    I'll be doing overnight stocking. My friends told me not to work there for various reasons, but it's honestly not as bad as they make it sound. I'm getting paid more per hour than my last job, and I'm getting 32 hours every week. And they also have some good benefits for part...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I Sincerely Like My Job

    I used to work at a grocery store called Market Basket, where I was a bagger. I f***ing hated that job. They have me almost no hours and the managers were complete and total ********. So when I quit and looked for a new job, Walmart said they'd hire me. I was so dreading working...
    sasuhinagirl sasuhinagirl 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    Ugh...

    I keep wanting to enjoy my job...and I did actually enjoy it for a while.  But my GOD!!!  These people are slowly but surely wringing that out of me.  I look around and see people wearing these tags saying "Proud Walmart Employee for 10 Years".... ...
    SirDaniel SirDaniel 22-25, M 5 Responses Jul 15, 2008

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    As some of you may have noticed,

    I had recently chosen to step down at work. Being a customer service manager overnights is very hard work and is very stressful. With all the constant stress I was under, I ended up going back to stocking. Management could tell I wasn't happy and so they took me into the...
    dragonexpert dragonexpert 26-30, M Jun 18

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    i just got a job as the cart pusher at the same

    walmart i stole from every day for like 6 months, I'm gonna try and steal the cart pushy thing just because it would be hilarious
    agentchaos agentchaos 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I was stocking shelves

    when this guy (maybe in his 30's) comes over and starts looking at plates. I asked him if I could help him find something. He says "I'm good, babe. Can I help YOU find something?" I then slowly walked away.
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I promised an update of how my first week went

    so here we go. So far I've been remembering everything that needs to be done and how to do them. It only took 1-2 times on seeing how to do a particular thing before I was able to do it on my own. I've always been a fast learner so I'm glad this was true in this instance as...
    dragonexpert dragonexpert 26-30, M Mar 19

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    Respect For The Individual

    WHAT A LOAD OF BS!!!! This is my story... First I am female. Second I can ***** with the best of them. Third I have pride. Walmart, let me give you some insight to "Respect for the Individual". Watch, listen and learn. Each person get taught this in their first years of life...
    unhappydkar unhappydkar 31-35 1 Response Jul 10, 2013

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    Ive worked for walmart for almost 13 yrs... just transfered to a different store.... its hard when u get use to your peole and move :(
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    I had to wear shoes in all the jobs I have had so far, though for Halloween, we could dress up the week before. I came as a pirate (barefoot of course) and as a scuba diver...
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    I want to ask for a raise at work mostly because I feel I'm underpaid for all the work I do. I know I can't go to my boss emotionally complaining about all the bills I have. But...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 31-35, F Aug 2

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    Nicholas242 Nicholas242 31-35, M Aug 16

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    Working sucks you have to be on your feet all day worrying about the man catching you when you're taking a breather and missing you when your working hard. On top of that it is so...
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    All work and no play!I do find myself that i work more than have fun and that can get me down and cause so much stress!I have to learn to use my time wisely and make sure i find...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    I just got off a 15 hour shift :/ the past three days I've worked two ten hour shifts and one 15 hour shift :( the next 4 days I have to work 15 hour shifts and then I'm done for...
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    It is happening AGAIN. I get a good job, work hard, establish myself, start to feel like I have real job security, then everything starts to fall apart after 2 or 3 years. The...
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    I've been holding myself together recently. I struggle to get out of bed for work, let alone go in and paste on a smile and happy demeanour. I have to keep this pretend happy...
    Zexy129 Zexy129 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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