A Walmart service manager shared that he quit his job at Walmart after being unable to make a difference at the company.
TikToker Killa Cure (@iam_rockcity) captured leaving his Walmart nametag in his office. In the video, he reads the phrase “Our employees make the difference” on his name tag.
“I tried,” he says. “You didn’t let me make the difference.”
He then takes off his name tag and walks out of the store, yelling “fuck this place” on the way out.
“My time has come! Sorry, not sorry!” the text overlaid on the video on the screen reads The TikToker doesn’t share any specific reasons why he decided to quit his job at Walmart, but according to his previous videos, the TikToker has been vocal and critical of the billion-dollar corporation and the way the company treated its employees. He had also previously gone viral for issuing a public service announcement to customers who were impatient when the AutoCare department was understaffed. In this video he claimed, “It wasn’t his fault Walmart didn’t make enough billions to hire someone on the counter.”
As of Thursday, the TikTok video has garnered about 145,000 views. Some viewers applauded the TikToker for quitting his job.
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“Well done. My old manager used to tell us, ‘Here you’re easy to replace, but at home you’re not easy to replace best Walmart manager,'” commented one viewer.
“Nice for you. best thing I’ve done too,” commented another viewer.
Several others said they also recently quit their jobs at Walmart. Some said they didn’t expect to be missed.
“Leaving Walmart was the best decision I’ve ever made,” said one user.
“The sad thing is, next week they won’t even remember your name. I worked for Walmart for 7 years. People hugged me when I left, only to have me company-wide blacklisted,” wrote another user. In response to the comment, TikToker wrote, “By next year the store will have all new employees.”
“Unfortunately, they won’t care. We’re just interchangeable numbers,” commented one viewer.
The TikToker wrote in response: “I don’t expect them to care. You have shown me multiple times.”
“Replaced this afternoon. Walmart keeps rolling,” said another viewer.
The Daily Dot reached out to the creator via TikTok comment and Walmart via email.
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*Initial publication: August 18, 2022 at 4:39 pm CDT
Cecilia Lenzen is a journalism student at the University of Texas at Arlington and a freelance reporter for the Daily Dot.
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