How Can You Apply for a Job at a Wal-Mart Superstore?


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One way to apply for a job at a Wal-Mart Superstore is to go through Wal-Mart's online hiring center. Wal-Mart stores also have job application booths. Some are near the customer service section of the store, while other stores have them in various other places.

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Wal-Mart says that its application takes about 30 minutes to an hour to complete, and it is available in both English and Spanish. Online applicants that save the application form have 60 days to return and complete it. Applications are accepted only for stores already open or that are 56 days or less from opening. Applicants must create an account using their Social Security numbers, and they must agree to a background check and a drug screening. Depending on the position for which the person it applying, he might need to undergo an assessment test.

The first part of the application consists of demographic, citizenship, contact and availability information. Next, applicants provide reference information, employment histories and details about special skills, such as bilingualism. An employment questionnaire asks about criminal and education background, among other things. The pre-employment assessment test looks at employer and employee relations and work-related situations, and at the applicant's work ethic, behavior, self discipline and other aspects. Applicants who fail the assessment can take it again after 60 days.

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