Am I the only one here who is happy that Walmart is at least trying to make things better? Trying to make sure we still exist in the post-Amazon world? Just look at Sears. It's like they decided to just wait it out until they have to close. Not even... read more
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I am not a employee. Just a customer wondering why so many products seem sold out or temporarily out of stock at the Malabar rd store ? Most trips i dont get everything i came for, god help you if you need a airfilter
Just noticed that Walmart Neighborhood Market Store in San Antonio is closing early next week. Has this been announced previously or is this one of those stealth closings? I thought most of the Neighborhood Markets were doing well, so this comes as a... read more
This is simple: 1.) The reason WM will continually thrive is because shoppers keep supporting them. People lie; numbers don't. They're discovering how low they can staff their stores with as many part time--no timers, continuously revolving out, as... read more
God help us all. The good old boys from the Sam’s club plague are supposedly headed to Walmart U.S. He was seen at their holiday meeting and it’s believed he will replace Foran.
Does anyone else get the feeling that Bentonville is fast becoming the company backwater? I think the plan is to shrink the Bentonville labor force as much as possible. The new home office is a shrine to the company history but all the areas... read more
Any new updates?
According to J_lie M_rphy at the Presidents council on hiring and training for business, she stated Walmart will hire and train over 1 million new associates in the next few years. Also, mentioned about the new college tuition program. OUTSTANDING... read more
What is the threshold for low volume, under preforming stores to stay open?
https://amp.theguardian.com/careers/2017/mar/28/the-psychology-of-a-workplace-bully. I experienced work place bullying several years ago at WM. This was by a manager and co-workers. It is sad to see this behavior in a professional work environment... read more
Lots of chatter going on in my department about major layoffs coming soon.
If you live in Bentonville get ready more h1b Indians are going to be arriving over the next few months. Walmart is hiring java developers like crazy. Get ready for being cut off in traffic and your neighborhood smelling like curry.
Please share any info on upcoming changes coming out of Holiday meeting in Denver!
I wonder if they win, how many layoffs it will take to make up for $2 billion they are seeking. Ecoark Holdings, parent company of Zest Labs, filed a civil suit Wednesday against Walmart, claiming the retailer stole technology that extends the shelf... read more
There is no need to be alarmed. The recent seismic activity is simply Sam Walton "rolling over in the grave" with disbelief on how uncaring the company has become.
I live in Decatur, Il. and it was just announced yesterday that one of our four Kroger stores is closing at the end of this month. This store has been here since 1958, is one of the oldest in central Il., and has produced thousands of jobs over time... read more
Are Americans being discriminatory against in corporations America? https://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/08/01/jeff-sessions-expands-crackdown-on-businesses-hiring-foreign-workers-over-qualified-americans/
Could someone PLEASE tell what the job descriptions are for Cap 1 and Cap 1 fresh and what the pay differential is?? As a Cap 1 Associate in a supercenter, we are getting conflicting direction on what exactly our responsibilities are....Thank you for... read more
Anybody knows what went wrong with the whole "pay employees to deliver online orders on their way to home" thing? Why has it been scrapped?
I left Walmart (home office) in Bentonville in early May of this year. I'm working in the Dallas metro area now. My new employer gave me a $3500 sign-on bonus, plus a relocation package and the pay is 23% higher. And, I'm working 8 hours a day, not... read more
Any optical updates? I’m a licensed optician at Sam’s and we are having to deal with the changes.
Just heard this over the watercooler yesterday. Joined in 2016. Now freaking out. Truth? Or not?
With all the layoffs, it makes you wonder. Is Walmart trying to manage the decline of its store business? You think we will close more stores in 2019
Fellow Walmart Associates, it's sad to say but we are witnessing the start of our demise. Think about what has happened and the thinking and planning that went into the current events below. Does any of this sound coincidental? 1) The new store... read more
The company bullies can only win if we succumb to their threats and take our anger and frustration out on others. Seemingly; anytime we have a visit, the management teams respond with a pile of coachings and “tough conversations.” Success is not... read more
We are losing people in Crawfordsville as well. Not sure about the exact number, but it's not a small number, that's for sure. I guess it was our turn after stores and HQ. Walmart seems determined to cut staff literally everywhere they can, whether... read more
Let me ask you something, how many of you buy stuff from Amazon? How many are jumping on the Prime bandwagon? If Amazon is poised to grab half of online sales in the country, then I'm betting quite a few. And then you wonder why we are closing stores... read more
Our 3rd Shift Frozen,Dairy and Fresh Associates jobs ended on July 14th. There were forced to go to 4am -1pm. They also lost money as well. I'm hearing that the remaining 3rd accociates will also be forced to take the 4am -1pm or 2pm-10pm shifts... read more
Walmart patents audio surveillance technology to record customers and employees CBS https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/walmart-patents-audio-surveillance-technology-to-record-customers-and-employees/ CNET... read more
Is everyone else's store having their regular cap team 1 do the frozen and dairy our entire frozen and dairy from 3rd quit. They hired some new people but we were told the entire crew had to run it.
Just saw that Japan was on the selling block. Wonder which country is next? Argentina, Chile, Central America? Its a shame to see what was once a promising division of the company being dismantled....if only the current regime had any understanding... read more
. . . .that, for all these lay offs, firings and budget cuts, both the Walmart stores in my town have 'Now Hiring!' stickers plastered on all their doors? Hmmmmm...