Walmart is using virtual reality to hire managers
6 months, 2 weeks ago by kyle | 4 facts | 0 comments | 4 votes

  • Walmart, the country’s largest private employer, is using virtual reality headsets to test which employees have the aptitude for middle management positions. -
  • STRIVR, a company based in Menlo Park, California, designed Walmart’s virtual reality training using $250 Oculus Go VR headsets. -
  • The VR headsets place the company’s associates in real-life situations, such as giving store tours and calming angry shoppers. -
  • Use of the VR headsets has expanded to all Walmart stores, and, as of February, 10,000 employees have undergone the skill management assessment. -

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