Why Are Walmart Cashiers So Slow?

How long is Walmart cashier training?

All told a new cashiers but fairly experienced can take anywhere from two weeks or less and a brand new cashier could take twice as long.

That said.

When I first started in 2006 ( it’s changed, obviously, since then, this is just an example ) I had orientation for two days..

Why are Walmart lines so long?

If, in their judgement (which can be, of course, subjective), the lines are getting too long for their tastes, they’ll open more lines to relieve the congestion. There is no point in paying 30 cashiers to stand at their station for eight hours a day, if there is nothing for them to do.

Why does Walmart not have enough cashiers?

If they have too many people working at 10:00 in the morning, that leaves them with less hours to be able to offer to cashiers at 6:00 in the evening when the demand is greater when a larger number of customers are doing their shopping. Also, there is the matter of call-outs.

Is Walmart getting rid of cashiers?

Walmart removing cashiers from store Walmart is testing a store that will only offer self-checkout. NEW YORK – Walmart is testing a store that will only offer self-checkout. The retailer is removing cashiers and standard conveyor belt lines at one of its popular superstores in Fayetteville, Arkansas.