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I Work At Walmart

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I find a new duckie, everytime I go!!! Well played, Walmart! Well played!
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    So yesterday my friends asked me to take them go Walmart so I did, turns out she wasn't actually planning on "buying" anything of what she had. Once I saw what she had done I...
    Ariely Ariely 16-17 Mar 22

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    Anyone seen the documentary "Death By China"? Catch it on Netflix... You won't want to shop at Walmart again when you realize the effects of sending jobs abroad.
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    Best way to travel in Walmart...ever XD
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    I am 19 years old and I am a freshman in college. I am also a mother to a beautiful 1 year old . but I also have emetophobia (fear of vomit) & I have developed generalized anxiety...
    cnenicole2014 cnenicole2014 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    So Saturday morning, gotta big hangover , gotta work four hours, out of coffee, I am about to find out if roomie drove all of the gas out of my car last night.... Dang!
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25, T 16 hrs ago

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    I have been studying loads of things lately and helping people here on Ep. Some of them, are creeps/ungrateful ones but that's fine. I just caught myself thinking in how many...
    LightningSide LightningSide 26-30, M 4 hrs ago

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    HI NUTS I WAS JUST THINKING ABOUT HOW MUCH OF A GENIUS....AND HOW SOPHISTICATED I AM CURRENTLY.... I AM HIDING BEHIND WOMEN BUT I HAVE HID BEHIND LOTS... OF PEOPLE OVER THE LAST 4...
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    Keeping up a new office is an essential piece of working a fruitful organization and verifying that the work environment bolsters laborer spirits and effectiveness. Contact your...
    janitorialcleaningprosnj janitorialcleaningprosnj 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    I'm studying in a college, 3rd year,working for almost 4 years, I am working in a famous fast food here in my country... I live in a province,now,I live by myself in a city...
    tortul15 tortul15 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    All I can say is that it really sucks. I am working on my A.S. in Networking, and I am working full time as a supervisor at a local airport. As a full-time student, and working...
    proximacentauri proximacentauri 22-25, M Apr 10

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    I have mental health problems and I have struggled with work and voluntary work in the past. Because of this I don't want to work and I also know that it would take up a lot of my...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Working in retail opens up your eyes to many different things regarding how companies run. It also gives you essential experience in dealing with kinds of people. I work part-time...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    I worked a 17.5hr shift once, which is quite a pathetic 'long' shift.. I did follow it up with 6hrs sleep and another 9hr shift, but still. It felt long to me. Problem is, I'm on...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I don't know how much more of this job I can take. I work for a complete moron. I syke myself up in the mornings. Today is gonna be a good day,I'm not gonna let anything bother me...
    pecos666 pecos666 36-40, M Mar 31

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    I worked at Home Depot First real job after i got my GC.. I started at Manassas, Dudley Road Home depot. Of off Route 234. Near Razia Hossain Home. When I was visited by US Secret...
    kabishabha03 kabishabha03 41-45, F Apr 4

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    A little over four months ago I weighed 150 pounds. I'm a shy person as it is but I didn't want my body to be just another thing added to my list of insecurities. So far I've...
    samipee samipee 18-21, F 26 Responses 3 days ago

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    I do. it works. If something is extremely hard doesn't mean it's impossible. If humans can go to moon, then I don't see any reason for me not to go to where he is. It will work if...
    MrRadicals MrRadicals 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am getting to know Etienne Jaurès from my gym fairly well as a result of a series of seminars I have been to for training purposes for my job at the laboratory finishing early...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 5 Responses Mar 27

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    i txted my lil sissy bf just an hour ago asking how his day going. he said its cold and he'll be working until 5. yes, its 25 degrees f out here and snowing. i txted him back...
    sexymommy2014 sexymommy2014 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    I work at a school and I take so much pride in my work, I love working with children. It's a very rewarding experience
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