Pros: depending on position, hours are ok, and advancement is possible if well liked.
Cons: Bad management, No recognition for a job well done, terrible benefits especially health care wise, not a great place at all
I started working at walmart as an instock associate after high school, but like many other people still trying to find something better I was there for 5+ years. While store to store may vary, my experience – more... which started off great only worsened. The rules and procedures are constantly changing , sometimes so that the associates/ anyone under management aren't made aware. After the company restructure recently many people had left or started to, or were let go because they love to clean house and get rid of people that have been too long. They will keep you part-time with full time hours just so they can avoid giving you benefits, or you won't even get the hours, a person can't afford to live on 8-10 dollars an hour and that is after they increased the minimum. No matter how hard I work or how fast I moved it was never good enough. Management did not care what you had to say and never give you a chance to discuss things or change their mind on poor decisions. Never got a thank you for anything I did including things that were above my paygrade. Extremely stressful and favoritism is a big issue as well as a multitude of integrity and ethical issues both for people as well as health/safety – less