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Helping Our Neighbors Recover from Floods

By Nikki Gonzalez, Assistant Manager, Walmart Store #404

Floodwater leaves its mark on everything it touches. That’s what I found after volunteering with my fellow Walmart associates for two days this week cleaning up flooded homes in San Marcos, Texas. Even after water had drained out of a house, it was still everywhere – soaked into furniture,… Read More

Opportunity

Career, Then College: With Walmart’s Help, I Juggled Both

By Thomas Rasbach, Field Project Supervisor – Walmart Northeast Division

When I was hired as a Walmart associate, a career was the furthest thing from my mind. In fact, I did a lot more crossing my fingers it wouldn't rain than I did mapping out my future. As a 16-year-old cart pusher looking to make a little money while going to high school, a dry day meant life was… Read More

Opportunity

From the Marines to a New Mission: Building a Career

By Emily Schmid, Sr. Manager, Walmart Digital Communications

When Sheldon Parise came home from his time in the U.S. Marine Corps, he wasn’t sure what he wanted to do. What he did know was this: He needed a job. In the military, he’d had a secure lifestyle with a steady paycheck, but now that he was back home and finished with school, all that was a… Read More

Sustainability

Helping Customers Know More About How Food is Raised

By Kathleen McLaughlin, Senior Vice President – Sustainability, Walmart

At Walmart, we view food sustainability as a commitment to help the world feed a quickly-growing population through the four-pillar approach of making food more affordable, more accessible, healthier, and more safe and transparent. The “safe and transparent” component involves promoting human… Read More

Opportunity

A Mile in Their Boots: How Sherri Eiler Connects Veterans with Jobs at Walmart

By E. Blake Jackson, Director – Corporate Affairs, Walmart

The day Sherri Eiler walked into a recruitment office, she knew exactly what she wanted to do and where she wanted to go. “I wanted to go to Japan,” said Eiler, a nine-year associate who today helps lead Walmart’s Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, a program to recruit and place veterans. “I… Read More

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