I work in Bentonville HO, and so far everyone I have talked to (especially in Merchandising) saw half of their team let go. This is oddly similar to Thanos’s Snapture. So either 1) Walmart hired Thanos, or 2) John had great inspiration from Avengers... — read more
Topics regarding layoffs at Walmart
Seems like the initial comments about hundreds of layoffs is a gross understatement. Employee comments suggest most of office work force in Hoboken ( > 1000 employees) and San Francisco, either laid off or given ultimatum to move to Bentonville, Ar
Open Letter to Sam's Club Management Dear Bentonville, We are the little people. We are the people who take care of your members each and every day. We are the people who run your registers, stock your shelves, push your carts, cut your... — read more
I saw this on a Bloomberg article. Does anyone have any information? The changes to store operations follow a similar move in 2017 that reduced the number of U.S. divisions from six to four. Walmart has re-named its store divisions “business... — read more
Over 2000 new positions are being created in Chennai and 385 people in Bangalore. So while Walmart lays off people in the United States, they shift the tech workforce to India. Just like Vangard. Vanguard announced they are outsourcing a big hunk of... — read more
When will store structure for gwp be announced specifically looking for management 40-60mil D1 no fresh
They said they got rid of cashiers at Fayetville Arkansas. But I know they had to keep some for the SCO. But how many cashiers did they lose? And will this be happening at other stores too?
From an article in Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2018/03/28/ten-signs-your-workplace-is-toxic-whether-you-know-it-or-not/#6e7ad81b73c6 Here are ten signs your workplace is toxic – whether you realize it or not: The number... — read more
I talked to several Walmart employee. The Garages will never open again! They are going to Thousands of Store, since their Merchandise they purchase is from CHINA! Glad to see WALMART Going under, they earned it. The CEO's leave... — read more
It's not widely known that people managers are mandated by corporate to force rank their associates. You may not meet expectations on your review even though you meet all job requirements and more. Ever get a strange reason why? It's made up. People... — read more
(1) Get familiar with how to apply for unemployment benefits. The system is very overwhelmed so get on it the same day that you are let go off. My friends in SF were able to apply for unemployment even when they were still on payroll (after last date... — read more
Not fair if compared to folks on the ground. Oh, well... Another injustice
They are moving all things technology related away from the US and India is a big winner here. Look at our offices in Banaglore and compare the size to just a few years ago - they are growing at a very high pace. Chennai is growing very quickly (see... — read more
Several folks were let go today. I knew it was coming but was not expecting it to be this big. Good luck to all.
For the past few years, Walmart U.S. has been on a path to transform into an omnichannel organization, change how we work and put the customer at the center of everything we do. Recent months have reinforced the importance of this effort. We’re proud... — read more
All teams were affected at all levels and all locations. This includes product, design, engineering, business, HR, ops, etc. from senior directors and down. Heavily impacted areas are logistics, transportation, and dot com. They are trying to... — read more
While e commerce is growing within walmart, all the people who supported it are let go. The entire analytics that supported ecommerce is being laid off for no obvious reason. Just because leadership changes, letting people at ground level go is not a... — read more
Can anyone provide any details around the restructure that is happening in Merchandising? What is happening within Merch Ops?
All ares are affected. Exec changes last year signaled deep changes to occur. People division, supply chain and others. Product org (created a couple years ago) let entire teams go. Fast agile development just came to a screeching halt.
Laid off from the customer experience org
Post if you are affcted or if you have more detials
Several associates lost their jobs today. This reflect other side of Walmart and how they supports associates and their families at this time. Executives talk on TV and advertise on newspapers about hiring and giving bonus to associates . On... — read more
Wal-Mart is going to copy Sams for Black Friday. Sam’s has always been closed on Thanksgiving, there Black Friday is always 2 weeks before Thanksgiving and that’s why you don’t see a massive ad for Sams on Black Friday. Once all these other... — read more
My spouse works CAP 2, and management has been riding the whole teams' asses to get their work done in the time allotted. Now, they say that a newly hired person fresh off the street can make those times, but that is not true. Many on his crew are... — read more
Conference call stating stores would be closed for Thanksgiving
So are more coach positions coming, or is it being put off for now?
I'm a DM. Told my job is going away and I need to apply for something else. I've never been coached or had a bad evaluation but they aren't considering me for TL or AT, looks like. They started splitting everyone up into teams this week and... — read more
From what I gather, no option to fill another (lower) paying position or anything other than severance. Fresh Market Managers are gone and I'm sure there are others. Any word?
I work Fresh cap 1. We are currently averaging around 3 call offs every day. Over the last two weeks, we’ve only had 2-3 people working meat, produce, and bakery. We get help from Cap 1, but that takes away from their jobs. Management claims they... — read more
I’ve heard from a few places that Walmart plans on keeping their pharmacies closing at 7, meaning losing two hours a day M-F which will undoubtedly lead to hours cuts. Both pharmacist and techs, that probably means 10 hour days with only one... — read more
Forgetting for the moment the minutiae of problems plaguing WM on the inside, the much greater concern is how their failures will affect the USA economically. WM is still the largest private employer, and the leading employer in 22 states. The... — read more
Store managers are far and in between in Walmart of Today - between what you might ask ? Retirement - Resume' building and investing ! Old school is going out and or fired to bring in the new! History and facts show this to be true ! FACT CHECK IT !... — read more
Had division and region in the store last week. I (a co) was told our market will completely start changing to GWP at the beginning of Q3. Was told it will take a month to get everyone into new roles. The way it sounds makes it seem like one of the... — read more