You must have heard of Walmart wire and wondered what it means.
If you are one of those asking “What is a Walmart wire?”
Then this post is for you.
This post promises to share with you what Walmart wire is and gives you a better understanding of the phrase “Walmart wire”.
So the next time you hear that it will sound like something you must have heard before.
What Walmart wire is
Walmart wire, or “the WIRE” as we associates call it, is a portal where Walmart employees may access their work schedules and pay stubs online.
While the wire provides other services such as company news and other “community” news/events, most associates use it for the first two reasons I mentioned.
We are concerned primarily with knowing how much we will be paid on our next paycheck or when we will have to work next.
You may also change your schedule and choose which departments you’d like to work in in the future; it’s a good feature, but it’s only available at Walmart.
Walmart Wire, sometimes known as the Wire, is the company’s intranet.
An intranet is a restricted internet site that is normally only accessible to members; in this case, the members are Walmart employees.
This applies to employees at all levels.
It’s the hub where employees at my level (with very little authority or responsibilities, which I like at the moment) can check their schedules, access their paystubs, ignore the constant reminders that they can get their W2 electronically, enter vacation or sick leave requests (pro tip: if you plan something before your timetable drops, call it a vacation.
When I first scheduled an appointment, the coverage for last-minute emergencies was used, thus I lost that protected time for when I truly needed it. Oops.)
Management members use it for that as well as manager-level functions like checking and updating notes (notes are created when a member of higher authority discovers something that needs to be fixed, such as a display that needs to be changed for the next season) and using the manager-level email, so it has different access levels depending on what you need for your job.
At Walmart, things are always changing.
Any associate can view their personal or department notes, make notes for their own reference, or even add daily notes and “assign” them to their boss using mobile devices.
It allows you to communicate with your management even if you are on a different shift.