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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

Heritage

12 Things You Might Not Know About the Walmart Museum

By Alan Dranow, Sr. Director, Walmart Heritage Group

Even the most frequent visitor to The Walmart Museum during our 25th anniversary this month can’t know everything there is to know. Whether you make a trip there often or never have, here’s some trivia about the historic museum that shares the history of Walmart. 1. Teeth marks from Ol’ Roy, Sam… Read More

Sustainability

Food Waste: A Yucky Problem That’s on All of Our Plates

By Liz Enzor - Food Safety, and Janelle Kearsley - Sustainability, Walmart

Good food shouldn’t go in the garbage. But inadvertently, one-third of the food our society produces is ending up there – and a good percentage of that is happening in our homes. It isn’t intentional, of course – whether a dish spoils in the refrigerator, or we prepare a little more than we need,… Read More

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