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I Work At Walmart

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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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    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 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, 2014

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    So last night was one assistant managers last

    night doing overnites before going back to days. She decided to give me my annual eval since it was about that time for it. Overall I got Solid Performer. A couple of the competencies I ranked at Exceeds Expectations. It was nervous when I went in to get the eval though...
    dragonexpert dragonexpert 26-30, M Mar 27

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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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    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, 2014

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    I still do for another 5 days

    but I have to admit it has been the absolute worst experience of my life. Even spending night in jail for something I did not do and got cleared of was better than my experience working for walmart. Things have gotten even worse since putting in my 2 weeks notice I have been...
    Cargan2016 Cargan2016 31-35, M 3 Responses May 7

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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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    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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    So obviously, this is my first blog.

    So I guarantee it won’t be anything great. Actually, it will mostly likely be terrible. But you have to get past the terrible and awful to get to the wonderful and great right ? First off, you see I work at Walmart. And I for some reason really like to run self check out. And...
    Miikkayy Miikkayy 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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 3 Responses Aug 8, 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 3 Responses Apr 21, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    I've been doing some soul searching lately, taking stock of my life, my goals, my wants, needs. It's been a tough but good experience, and I feel renewed and refreshed. I feel...
    livelaughlovedream33 livelaughlovedream33 41-45, F 51 mins ago

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    Working there was hell. They don't really train you at all, the managers are A holes, they treat you like you are completely stupid, and they don't rely on common sense. I was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 23

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    More specifically, I hate what goes on at my local store. They don't keep the handicap scooters charged or available, they don't restock their shelves, we can rarely find a spot...
    Simpfan Simpfan 56-60, F 2 Responses May 16

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    Having a holiday in America,,, think Walmart is great.....got some bits to take back to the UK .......
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 9 Responses May 8

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    Yes, I go through the double doors and their it is my own very own "FREAK SHOW!" The trailer court....THE TWILIGHT ZONE! <-- I may need to visit the WALMART... I do like me some...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I met a guy on an adult dating site. We agreed to meet at our local Walmart. We tried to fool around in his car in the parking lot but since it was a holiday weekend there were too...
    standinginthecorner standinginthecorner 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    On my way home only minutes ago, this women who works for Dominos pizza, ran a red light. My worst fears almost came true..my life flashes in front of me along with everything that...
    wanthimtoNEEDme wanthimtoNEEDme 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    Although I do have a valid and current drivers licence. I do not have a vehicle at the moment. For a little over a year now, I walk to and from work everyday. Luckily I don't...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 4 Responses May 13

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    Today, Some people were discussing working out and being fit on EP and in real life. Both times stated that, people who like to make themselves look good are shallow. I was quite...
    BodybuilderAdam BodybuilderAdam 22-25, M 6 Responses May 21

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    Again to day i had to work naked one of my customers called me telling me she had a big stain on the carpets and would i call around and sort it out for her, I agreed to call...
    007carpetman 007carpetman 51-55, M 4 Responses May 14

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    I've never been rich, wealthy or had an easy life. I have ALWAYS worked. I know how to struggle gracefully. I have never had a man give me a home bring home the " bacon" or be the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 19

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    I'm so happy I have this because it's done more for me than nearly anything else. I worked full time starting in high school and now I pay for my own things. I have a difficult...
    Allforaview Allforaview 18-21, F May 19

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    Wednesday is more tense day. I always need to release this stress otherwise it will accumulate in a very frantic environment such as my office. This week the boss really tried to...
    quartz76 quartz76 31-35, M 6 Responses May 6

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    I don't care about being rich, I care about being able to eat and pay my bills. Fast food is not above me, or anyone else in the world. Because I do not care about money, does not...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 1 Response May 6

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    If you didn't have to work would you still work? Meaning you had all finances taken cared of and money wasn't an issue. I personally wouldn't continue to work, I hate working...
    TheTruth94 TheTruth94 18-21, M 2 Responses May 15

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    Usually I do a light cross fit only on Saturdays, but I am starting to go on weekdays. Weekdays are usually the intense cross fit work outs. I've always been active and worked out...
    Nottheaveragegirl Nottheaveragegirl 18-21, F May 21

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    My wife called me while I was away on travel for work because she wants me to move out. Things have been bad the last couple of years. There were faults on both sides, but no...
    barsalas barsalas 46-50, M 12 hrs ago

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    This morning I got up feeling really nauseous, so I called to report myself sick, because I already threw up 4 times on an empty stummach. She told me to come over and just try...
    mydailylifeasme mydailylifeasme 18-21, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I work at a taco bell in Texas, and its the most stressful job I've had, I make horrible money and am constantly getting called into work. I am 17, and work harder than most people...
    dizzyneat dizzyneat 16-17, F 1 Response May 6

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    Turtle. Slowpoke. Slow as molasses in January. These are words used to describe me from 5 years old and onwards. I'm not lazy. I'm smart, passionate, and creative. I'm methodical...
    flypaperflowers flypaperflowers 36-40, F May 9

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    I don't like it very much because it kind of hurts but I'm assuming that the end game for all this pain is going to work out in the end. I don't have a routine at all. I just sort...
    childintime2017 childintime2017 22-25, F 5 Responses May 13

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    Nicholas Szucs is a popular concert violinist in New York who has also delivered unparalleled services as a teacher at two well established schools, and a music camp. Mr. Szucs is...
    nathanvara nathanvara 36-40, M May 15

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    I would like to start my own business but I'm afraid. I am tired of working for company to company and making money for other people. I want to start a business doesn't have to be...
    senon senon 31-35, F 1 Response May 16

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