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Walgreens Certified Pharmacy Technician Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Mar 13, 2014
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Interview Details – First, you have to do an assessment test after you pass the test then you get the interview.

Interview Question – Mostly you are asked about scenarios, just be specific as possible and you will have no problem   Answer Question

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Certified Pharmacy Technician
Newark, DE

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at Walgreens in June 2011.

Interview Details – My hiring process was amazing---my hiring manager asked questions that pertained to me as a worker and my work experience, and didn't ask BS or tricky questions, which was refreshing to encounter.

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Certified Pharmacy Technician

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Walgreens.

Interview Details – I filled an application on line then went in to the store to do the assessment part of the interview online and was called a few days later for an interview. The interview was very comfortable and basic questions.

Interview Question – Nothing was difficult or unexpected   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – No negotiation. All techs start out the same rate. I think it's 10.00 an hour now and if already certified and extra 1.00

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Certified Pharmacy Technician
Waukegan, IL

I applied in-person and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Walgreens.

Interview Details – Hiring process was fairly straight forward. Walked in a local store and applied at the computer in the office. There was an easy skills test and a semi-lengthy personality test. Applied for three locations and received a call about a week later asking for me to come in for an interview. Interview was short and sweet, and I was officially hired about a week later after passing a drug test. Manager seemed more interested in hiring someone with experience than anything else, but I also got the feeling that they look for personable people, customer service being their main priority. Luckily I had/have both.

Interview Question – Questions weren't anything unexpected or difficult. Describing a situation where you made a mistake can be a little tricky to word properly.   View Answer

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Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician
Salem, OR

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Walgreens in January 2010.

Interview Details – Walgreens was desperate to hire anyone who would show up. It was sheer luck that they hired someone that wanted to be a tech.

Interview Question – Nothing in the interview was difficult they needed people extremely bad as they are horrid employers and all good people leave them   Answer Question

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Certified Pharmacy Technician
Jacksonville, FL

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Walgreens.

Interview Details – All hiring is completed at the store level. You apply online and the management will contact the applicant.

Interview Question – Not really concerned because they will take anymore who matches the needs of the position.   Answer Question

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I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Walgreens in October 2013.

Interview Details – I was called in to do an interview with a manager and the pharmacy manager. It was pretty laid back, just asked me about my education (I have a college degree in another field) and my job experience. I was offered the job on the spot.

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Certified Pharmacy Technician
Virginia Beach, VA

I applied through other source and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Walgreens in August 2013.

Interview Details – We never had an interview, because during my time as an extern the budget didn't allow me to be hired.

Interview Question – Why should we hire you?   View Answer

Reason for Declining – Because, I went to school to be a pharmacy technician not an cashier making minimum wage.

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Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician

I applied in-person and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Walgreens.

Interview Details – I called at the perfect time. I got an interview the next day, and was offered the job immediately following the interview. Not to mention I'm good with people, but the interview seemed easy-peasy

Interview Question – What is the biggest asset you can provide for this pharmacy?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – There is no negotiation available for pay. I have 5 years experience, but was forced to take the starting pay equivalent to someone with no experience. That was disappointing, but hey, it's a job.

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Certified Pharmacy Technician
Austin, TX

I applied in-person and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Walgreens in April 2013.

Interview Details – phonecall to former pharmacy manager, who recommended me to the walgreens down the street from me. one Straightforward, amenable interview. Quickly hired.

Interview Question – They asked for experiences with difficult customers I had dealt with in the past. I had been out of work for a year so I couldn't remember too many specific examples   View Answer

Negotiation Details – not able to negotiate, but will do so in the future

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