Becoming a Walmart Manager

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Unloader/inventory associate in Dekalb, Illinois

48 months ago

If you have a 4 year degree DO NOT accept a job at the bottom with WalMart. They will treat you as if you never had a degree and work you as if you were one of the regular dummies. I know. I took anything and thought they would recognize my degree and experience in time. They do not. They recognize their friends and promote them. You end up working for someone with no leadership talent whatsoever. They walk around texting all day while you do the work. Walmart is not a good company to work for. I wish I had the scoop on them before I wasted 8 months hoping they would help me up the ladder.

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dcrespo216 in Allentown, Pennsylvania

45 months ago

Some people had badSuperviseth Walmart and some people just excel quickly. I believe you should just start from the bottom working hard and giving it your all. I got hired in late March 2013 as a regular unloader. Less then 2 months later I became a ICS at Walmart. Inventory Control Supervisor. And for people who are trashing Walmart, you must have been a crappy worker because I knew no one at all. I was no ones friend. They just saw how ambitious I was. And in 6 months I'm going for the assistant manager position. Great company just hard work. No room for slackers.

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dee in Perkins, Oklahoma

41 months ago

For the record you do not need a college degree to enter the AM program. I have been at Walmart for almost a year and a half and am currently IMS supervisor. I am entering the AM program next month and have no degree. Maybe an outsider coming in it would help but it is absolutely not a requirement.

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hector in Los Angeles, California

24 months ago

Unloader/inventory associate in Dekalb, Illinois said: If you have a 4 year degree DO NOT accept a job at the bottom with WalMart. They will treat you as if you never had a degree and work you as if you were one of the regular dummies. I know. I took anything and thought they would recognize my degree and experience in time. They do not. They recognize their friends and promote them. You end up working for someone with no leadership talent whatsoever. They walk around texting all day while you do the work. Walmart is not a good company to work for. I wish I had the scoop on them before I wasted 8 months hoping they would help me up the ladder.

So true !

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Tonya123 in Vancouver, British Columbia

24 months ago

dcrespo216 in Allentown, Pennsylvania said: Some people had badSuperviseth Walmart and some people just excel quickly. I believe you should just start from the bottom working hard and giving it your all. I got hired in late March 2013 as a regular unloader. Less then 2 months later I became a ICS at Walmart. Inventory Control Supervisor. And for people who are trashing Walmart, you must have been a crappy worker because I knew no one at all. I was no ones friend. They just saw how ambitious I was. And in 6 months I'm going for the assistant manager position. Great company just hard work. No room for slackers.

hi im just curious how you are liking it and where you see yourself? store manager role eventually? what are you likes dislikes about being an assistant store manager?

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Jess in Alexandria, Virginia

12 months ago

Hello! Ive been with the company before where I've been a DM. I later left but now i"m back with Walmart and it's been a little over 6 months now since. I am trying too get into the AM program but keep getting different stories about the process. I have applied to various stores through the wire for "managers in training" but what exactly do they mean when they say apply for the program? How does the process work? Do you just apply and wait to hear back or should I be calling to get updates?

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Vanilla Bean in Alexandria, Louisiana

11 months ago

Jess in Alexandria, Virginia said: Hello! Ive been with the company before where I've been a DM. I later left but now i"m back with Walmart and it's been a little over 6 months now since. I am trying too get into the AM program but keep getting different stories about the process. I have applied to various stores through the wire for "managers in training" but what exactly do they mean when they say apply for the program? How does the process work? Do you just apply and wait to hear back or should I be calling to get updates?

It's a assistant manager traniee program you have to complete before becoming assistant manager. it's 4-5 weeks and it just goes over eveything that needs to be done in the store. you dont have to have a degree to be an assistant manager, support manager, ims manager. just the right skills and mindframe.

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Curious in ohio in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

25 days ago

Vanilla Bean in Alexandria, Louisiana said: It's a assistant manager traniee program you have to complete before becoming assistant manager. it's 4-5 weeks and it just goes over eveything that needs to be done in the store. you dont have to have a degree to be an assistant manager, support manager, ims manager. just the right skills and mindframe.

I applied to Manager in training position and was wonder how long does it take for them to get back to you to let you know you've made it into the program? I do not work for Wal-Mart currently and hAve no degree

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