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Interviews at Walmart

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Interview experience

Based on 46,931 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 46,127 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 44,354 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Walmart

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
About a week
About two weeks
About a month
More than one month
Most reported steps
On-site interview
Background check
Drug test
Phone call/screening
Group interview
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
They have no interview

What candidates say about the interview process at Walmart

  • It was great honset and straight to the point.
    Shared on April 27, 2022 - Overnight Stock Associate - El Paso, TX
  • There really wasn't one. You get a call and they ask you where you want to work and what hours, and give you an orientation day. That was it.
    Shared on April 15, 2022
  • Basic interview
    Shared on April 1, 2022 - Sales Associate - Chandler, AZ
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Interview questions at Walmart

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Again, standard questions. Job related experience, physical abilities, compatibility, availability, store related goals, etc.
    Shared on April 25, 2022 - Custodial Maintenance - Cornelius, OR
  • "At what point in your life did you go above and beyond to help someone?"
    Shared on April 5, 2022 - Deli Sales Associate - Alexandria, KY
  • They asked about my experience
    Shared on April 3, 2022 - Janitorial - Irvine, CA

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Interview tips at Walmart

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)51%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)29%
  • They didn’t have a dress code12%
  • Formal (business suit)7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)1%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Walmart

  • Be open and Honest
    Shared on May 7, 2022 - Hardware Sales Associate - Hardware Dept.
  • Stay focus on building position titles that will benefit your employment outside this store.
    Shared on April 16, 2022 - Customer Service/Money Center Associate - Stone Mountain, GA
  • Don't be scared, it's easy to get a job there just be on time, confident, and persistent. Call, schedule, show up, and show them what you got. Keep this mindset while working in order to maintain the …
    Shared on April 9, 2022 - Cashier - Ft. Pierce, FL

The first interview at Walmart

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site24%
  • Walk-In17%
  • I called them14%
  • Employee referral13%
  • Other13%

How candidates received their first interview at Walmart

  • Call received from Hr
    Shared on March 7, 2022 - Order Selector - Brundidge, AL
  • Indeed staffing
    Shared on September 13, 2021 - Stand up forklift operator - Laurens, SC
  • Applied on indeed
    Shared on May 5, 2021 - Frieght Handler - Moberly, MO

What candidates say about the interview preparation at Walmart

  • Group interviews, they expect you to work immediately
    Shared on May 2, 2022 - Picker/Packer - Reno, NV
  • Bring your body and anything attached to it.
    Shared on April 25, 2022 - Cart Attendant - Fresno, CA
  • Be a pharmacist or technician
    Shared on April 23, 2022 - Overnight Stocker - Muscle Shoals, AL

How long does it take to get an interview after you apply at Walmart?

  • If you pass the assessment, which took me 2 years, then I would say immediately
    Shared on May 13, 2022 - Team Associate - Lakewood, NY
  • 1 week, orientation un organized
    Shared on May 12, 2022 - Picker and Packer - Chico, CA
  • Transfer from other stone
    Shared on May 10, 2022 - Optician - Prosper, TX

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