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WalMart, Assistant Manager Job Review and Interview

Listed in Grocery | Retail
May 31, 2010
1 Star Rating Review by WalMart Assistant Manager

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WalMart Assistant Manager, in Richmond, Texas

Assistant Manager Job Description

The job description is truly endless. Daily duties would include being up to date on sales info in your "department" being sure that your sales this year are better than last year. This is done by managing your department manager and teaching them techniques to increase sales. You are also responsible for your employees hours, breaks and lunches. Up to date merchandise ordering and stocking are also your duties. You will run the cash register, stock shelves, and ever clean up spills like everyone else. The hours are very long. Christmas Eve, New Years everyday.
Education None | Management Average Quality | Stress Very High Stress

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WalMart Interview Questions

It is important to remember that when you are applying for this job that if you are not already an employee with Wal Mart and have a degree from a college that you will be looked upon as less qualified. Experience on "the floor" is more valuable than education. It is important to remember that the person interviewing you may have worked at Wal Mart for several years and has not yet been promoted to the Asst. Manager position because of a lack of education. However, education is not a requirement.

Salary and Benefits
Salary - WalMart, Assistant Manager is $22/Hourly.
An Assistant Store Manager at Walmart is paid rather well in comparison to other positions in the store. Health benefits are available, as well as, stock purchases directly from your check with a company match. There is also a small discount given to all employees of Wal-Mart on purchases.

Working Conditions
The conditions are tough. There are constant trainings to go to. OSHA requirements are over the top. You are constantly dealing with employees who are unhappy with their job, have no pride in their work and have no problem calling in sick or leaving early.

Physical Requirements
There is a need to be able to lift heavy boxes, bend to stock shelves, kneel on the floor reach high and stand on your feet for several hours at a time.

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