Approximately 10 people were let go in the Compensation area. Other people were moved from their respective roles to fill those some of those vacancies. This is far from over. A few at a time each week and they hope no one notices.
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Ridiculous overbuilding and opening of WAAAY too many stores the past 5 years or so is now coming unglued. Radio Shack toasting 552 stores. http://www.businessinsider.com/list-of-radioshack-stores-closing-2017-3
Noticed other positions, that were once full-time, are now being posted on various job boards as temporary positions for extremely low pay compared to what they were when Walmart had them as full-time salaried roles. These are not low level positions... read more
People said it was just a rumor when we heard the layoffs were coming for the office associates too- simply bc someone wont risk getting and or sharing the document doesn't mean it doesn't exist!
Any more news about the co managers or ybm? Heard there also rumors about management schedules changing again.
I know of a few associates let go last week. Slow and steady
Does anyone feel there are more layoffs coming? The alignment on the directory on the Wire is still showing no names- only states empty. Something is brewing... Thoughts???
All TCs and PCs are required to attend a mandatory training meeting on Wednesday - anyone have any information about this? Is it a nationwide training event?
Does anyone know if there will be more HR layoffs at the Home Office. I've heard rumors more the first week of March esp in Recruiting. Can anyone confirm?
If you are offered a voluntary layoff is the package usually better than an involuntary layoff? And can you still collect unemployment?
Does anyone know when back office phase 2 is coming??? any information for the P/C, T/C position would be helpful
Does anyone know about Canadians stores? How many ASM's at what $ volumes?
I know this is only slightly relevant but some may find it interesting: http://www.geekwire.com/2017/amazon-soars-340k-employees-adding-110k-people-single-year/
I don't have any inside information about layoffs, or comforting words for my friends who have been let go. I am saddened each day I go to work and see the empty desks and hear about more friends who have been let go. I also know our leaders have to... read more
I just heard all the Market Managers at the Neighborhood Markets were given 60 days to find new positions. Can anyone confirm this??????
Looks like the IT / E commerce division run by the management from Jet.com that Wal-Mart bought is cleaning house with 200 layoffs. Does anyone know if it just getting rid of the original Wal-Mart IT staff and replacing them with the newly purchased... read more
I do understand store associates do need a raise but it shouldn't be on the expense of others losing their jobs The goal of these raises is to improve customer service and associate productivity, but none of these things happened. You go to the store... read more
Folks, lay offs will continue over the next 2-3 years till the HO headcount is optimized to pay for the $2bn store wage and e-comm investments. This will become a way of life, so get used to it. It's tough to lose your job in a place like Bentonville... read more
So you're aware, FY18 Store Management Structure calls for the reduction from 4 co managers to 2 for all stores under $85 million. Stores over that will keep their 4. ASMs for the same volume will be reduced from 9 to 8. Right now the document is... read more
A summary of what I've read and/or know: Finance - 100 +/- AP - 12 +/- Realty - 103 eCommerce - 200 +/- Replenishment - 55 +/- HR - ? ISD - ?
Huge talk of the Academy replacing TC s in the stores. Cant see PC holding down the office alone???
Any info given or can confirm about what happens to you if you aren't chosen in the reapplication process? How long do you have to secure another position in the company? Or what are your options?
Does anyone know if the HR layoffs are done yet? What HR departments (corporate, store, sam's gec) were impacted?
Though there has been several posts affirming layoffs in DGTC, from what I can systematically discover, there have only been a few compared to Finance, Replenishment, Audit, GEC and HR. Does anyone have credible evidence that there are more coming?... read more
I am hearing in the club restructuring isn't done. There is more to come in near future. Anyone else hear anything?
Heard over 400 HR layoffs tomorrow. Does this include recruiting ?
Anyone heard of hourly positions being eliminated or pay structure changes?
I was impacted on the Sam's Home Office side today, 1/24. Yes, severance was generous and lots of info to help with landing on my feet. I was laid off twice with the same company before going to Walmart. So, I was familiar with the cadence of the... read more
Heard they are doing away with receiving clerk as well .....