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Old 05-16-2019, 12:03 AM
 
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None of us can answer that question unless we know what type of job you prefer. For example if you prefer data entry/processing type of work then neither job would be a good choice. If you prefer labor or maintenance type of jobs or working outside then you would go with the job paying the most.
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Old 05-16-2019, 06:14 AM
 
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Why only Walmart vs. McD? You have a degree, why not work as a teller at a bank, UPS deliver driver, Costco employee, deliver mail......etc. etc.? There are a zillion better/higher paying jobs than those two.
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Old 05-16-2019, 06:53 AM
 
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I say Walmart. They're calling you, answer the phone and see if they'll hire you. Be a good employee and when you move to your mom's, you may be able to keep working at the Walmart by her house.
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:38 AM
 
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Why only Walmart vs. McD? You have a degree, why not work as a teller at a bank, UPS deliver driver, Costco employee, deliver mail......etc. etc.? There are a zillion better/higher paying jobs than those two.
I've never heard of Wal-mart calling one person every day. He gets that lucky he should go with them. They usually have so many applicants that they move on from one person rather quickly.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:14 AM
 
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None of us can answer that question unless we know what type of job you prefer. For example if you prefer data entry/processing type of work then neither job would be a good choice. If you prefer labor or maintenance type of jobs or working outside then you would go with the job paying the most.
I would rather do data entry, but so would everyone else. Those jobs usually only require a high school diploma.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Altadena, CA
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Both offer management career tracks especially for those with degrees... and most importantly drive, determination, and self confidence. Since WalMart keeps calling you, why not call them back? You need a JOB, and they need you. Stop the self pitying, go there, and start working. Complaining and clutching pearls is not going to pay your bills. I knew people with PhDs back in the recession working at book stores. Do what you have to do to earn your own keep, and gain self-respect.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:37 AM
 
Location: North State (California)
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Why not try out at Walmart, it seems like a clean place to work. McDonalds, would get very hot over the summer. If you really need the job, take it.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:38 AM
 
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Walmart
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Old 05-16-2019, 05:01 PM
 
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I'd go for Wal-Mart. After working at two other grocery stores I'd recommend working in a smaller department bakery, dairy, butcher (usually Union), health & wellness. They tend to have less turn over but you work with management more and tend to get promoted faster just from what if seen.
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Old 05-16-2019, 07:37 PM
 
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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Every day I get called by a hiring manager from Walmart. Despite not being able to find any work at all and, with an Art History degree, no feasible career path it’s still hard for me to bite the bullet and answer their calls. Walmart sounds like a terrible place to work.

I’ve unsuccesfully looked for an entry level office job for five months and was even rejected from an unpaid internship in the same field as my last position. Looks like I’m starting again from the bottom.

To walk you through my resume, I never work in high school or college, and it took me a year after getting my BA with honors to find a job delivering pizza. I quit after three months and a year later spent six months washing dishes. Then I miraculously found a job related to my major, even though at this point I no longer cared to do anything with it. I just needed a job, period. After a year and a half I quit following a mental health breakdown and have been unemployed the past ten months.

I have been financially cut off and am stuck in a lease. I dropped my health insurance. The walls are closing in. Should I work at Taco Bell, McDonald’s, etc? Is it better than Walmart? Can you describe the difference in working in a large retail store or a fast food restaurant for me?

Once my lease is up I plan on moving back in with my mom out of state, so I just need to get by for a while.



They are both terrible choices. Are you saying that you have a BA in Art History, and this is the best you can do?



Either this is a made up, anti liberal arts and higher education thread, or you do not know much about your field.



My son graduated Magna *** Laude, with a BA in art, and he is working in his field as a curator in a museum. He is also looking at graduate school.



I also think that you should seek counseling.



There are ways to break leases. I think you would be better off living with your mother.



Forget Walmart, Mc Donalds and Taco Bell.
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