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    Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a weekinterviewed at Walgreens.

    Interview Details

    I had a walk in interview with the pharmacy manager. He asked if I would be able to work certain hours that were available. We talked about what the job would entail. He asked for my certification and contact info. I was later called to have a drug screening, once I passed I was hired.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    There is no negotiation. There is a entry base pay with annual raises until recently.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Pharmacist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Walgreens in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    interviewed with a district manager

    Interview Questions
    • Tell me about a time when you showed empathy to a customer   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    no negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  3.  

    Pharmacy Technician Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Katy, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Katy, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Walgreens in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and waited about a month before the lead pharmacist called me to come into the store to complete the in-store assessment test which tests you on basic math calculation skills (you don't need a calculator. It's very basic) as well as testing you "what would you do if ___ happened" type of questions. It was very easy to answer and takes no more than an hour.

    I waited a week before they called me back asking me to come in for an interview. Phase 1 of the interview consisted of most of the questions. Very situation based stuff where they ask you (like i listed below) situations where something happened and what did you do and what was the outcome. I was answering the question and halfway through I forgot what was the answer and had to ask to repeat the question. I was so embarrassed! (They still hired me and liked me a lot anyway somehow). I was also asked if I knew anything about Walgreens and the only answer I could come up with was that it is THE leading pharmacy in the nation right now.(btw if they ask you that question remember to mention that Walgreens just bought out a company and is going global and possibly might delve into China to expand because that is what the pharmacist told me). The Pharmacist was pretty laid back and nice. The first interview was done in front of people inside of the back office instead of being completely alone with the pharmacist/interviewer.

    Then I was immediately scheduled for my next "interview", and I put that in quotes for a reason I will say later, the very next day. So the next day I come in to meet the store manager, who by the way is SO nice, and I wasn't even interviewed. All they asked me was "Tell me a little bit about yourself" and "Why Walgreens and why did you want to go into pharmacy". Then after I answered they pretty much described what is expected out of me as a technician and how busy their store is going through 800-900 prescription fills PER day and that Walgreens stresses heavily on customer service. Then they scheduled me on the spot for when I should come in to start work. They understood I have another job I want to keep doing so they let me have weekends off and only work weekdays. How considerate!

    The pay starts around 9.25 for noncertified technicians and once you're certified its ONLY $1 pay raise. Isn't that nuts? I thought you'd get paid more to be a technician. Walgreens needs to pay their technicians more, especially since you're going through 400-500 prescription fills within one shift's worth.

    P.S. They ask you whether you know how to type with ALL ten fingers, not just two fingers to hen peck at the keys. So be sure you know how to type properly!

    P.S.S. They asked me where do I see myself 5 years from now. They also asked me how much I make at my previous job--isn't that considered inappropriate to ask how much a person makes?

    Interview Questions
    • 1) Name a time when you had to multitask   View Answer
    • 2) Name a time when you had a very difficult client. What did you do and what was the outcome?   View Answer
    • 3) Tell me a little bit about yourself   View Answer
    • 4) Why do you want to work for Walgreens and the pharmacy industry in general   View Answer
    • 5) Name a time when one of your coworkers was being difficult. What did you do and what was the outcome?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    There wasn't any room for negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Walgreens in July 2012.

    Interview Details

    Applied online they call me in 3 weeks later for a interview for Monday so I accepted had a one on one interview with a manger it was real easy,just basically common customer service questions, then she call me back 1day later for a 2nd interview and I was interviewed with 1manager and 1 pharmacy manger idk y, but it was easy they gave me the drug test paper I went the same day and was starting the next day training

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    We did not go over that
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Beauty Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at Walgreens in December 2011.

    Interview Details

    I completed the application online and then was asked to complete the computer portion in store. About a few days later, I was called in for an interview which lasted about 20 minutes. Afterwards, I was then offered a position. After that, I had to go for a drug test and about 2 days after I was called in to start work.

    Interview Questions
    • Don't really remember any questions; was your standard interview; why are you best for this position? tell me about a time when you had a great customer service experience.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    na
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Assistant Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at Walgreens in October 2010.

    Interview Details

    I was hired by a store manager who was in charge of interviews at the time, she then relayed everything to corporate, at the time I was hired it was easier than it is now

    Interview Questions
    • I wasn't really ask anything difficult because of prior work experience   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    just be prepared to work almost every weekend and if you are a church goer,,good luck
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  8.  

    Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Walgreens in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Walgreens prefers to promote within. The lowest management position is SFL (Shift Lead). If you have at least 3 years of customer service experience and posses a good customer service background, you can be considered. You must also have a high school diploma.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle an irate customer?
      Describe a situation that shows you can build a rapport with others.
       
      Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  9.  

    Executive Assistant Store Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took a dayinterviewed at Walgreens in March 2010.

    Interview Details

    The DM came to my store to interview me. He told me about the job and asked me what qualities did I have that showed I would be able to run my own store. He also asked me a few other behavioral questions.

    Interview Questions
    • What qualities do you have that show you would be successful running your own store?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about a time when you asked someone to do something and they refused.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Service Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Katy, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Katy, TX
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Walgreens in December 2009.

    Interview Details

    First, you have to apply online so don't even go into the store. After that,if you qualify,you should get a call from the store manager. He/she will tell you to come in for an interview and ask you about your experience, what your last job was, what things you did, and things to that extent. If you are a good candidate, then they will have you take a skills assessment test on the store computer. Then, the manager will send you off to get a drug test. The second call in seals the deal.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you see yourself doing in 5 years?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    My advice to the people considering an offer is that everything is negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  11.  

    Management Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    Application Details

    The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Walgreens in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    The interview consisted of a phone call which was followed by a 1 on 1 interview where I was asked a number of questions. It was a long interview and they will ask you about your strengths and weaknesses as well as what you are looking to get out of the job and why you decided to apply for Walgreens.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Went for another company

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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