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Walgreens Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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District Loss Prevention Manager Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at Walgreens

Interview Details – It's an extremely long process that begins with phone screening from HR. From there, you may be interviewed by a few people who currently hold the position or you may go directly to the hiring manager, the Market Loss Prevention Director.

The interviews are strictly behavioral and the interviewer has a set of guidelines to use in rating your answer. Be sure to use the STAR technique, because that's how you will be rated.

Interview Question – Just be sure to have plenty of example stories of how you handled a difficult situation, communications challenges, and getting indirect reports to follow your guidance.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Very little room for negotiation. They're pretty set on the band and cluster you'll fit into based on the position.

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Corporate Internship Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied through college or university and interviewed at Walgreens.

Interview Details – I applied through my school's website and got a campus interview. The interviewer was straight forward with the questions and the setup. They ask you a question, listen to your answer, and grade you on a scale of 1-5 and they circle it on the interview packet (that you are not supposed to see)

Interview Question – Tell me about a time you had to deal with hostile customers.

Tell me about a time when your classmate or coworker was in disagreement with a customer. What did you do to deal with it?

Tell me about a time you faced a customer with unreasonable demands.

Tell me about a task you took and was on a very short deadline. Were you successful?

Tell me about a time you were a leader and your team was very unmotivated to do something. What did you do and what was the result?
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Very Easy Interview

Beauty Advisor Interview

Beauty Advisor
College Station, TX

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Walgreens in May 2013.

Interview Details – Completed application and testing process at home on computer, then was called into store to complete testing process there on the computer. Not difficult.

Interview Question – I didn't really have an interview, I was pretty much hired based upon past retail employment and testing scores.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – I was told that I could pretty much be guaranteed 30+ hours a week and now that has been cut down to 18 because retail is making the move to having no full-time non-management employees to cut costs.

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Average Interview

Senior Project Manager Interview

Senior Project Manager
Deerfield, IL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Walgreens in April 2011.

Interview Details – Initial interview included two step process with hiring manager and senior director

Negotiation Details – Went smoothly, no major issues

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Clerk Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied in-person and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Walgreens in June 2013.

Interview Details – Simple, easy, and quick questions in the backroom with assistant manager.

Interview Question – Why do you want to work here, and what can you offer?   View Answer

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Very Easy Interview

Head Photo Specialist Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and interviewed at Walgreens.

Interview Details – It was very easy interview. I already had an experience working in Photo Lab. Questions were very basic.

Interview Question – I do not recall any difficult questions   Answer Question

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Easy Interview

Sales Clerk Interview

Sales Clerk
Blue Springs, MO

I applied online and the process took 2 days - interviewed at Walgreens in April 2013.

Interview Details – I filled out an application and then went in to take a test on their computers. The next day I went in for an interview with the manager. It was very casual.

Interview Question – He focused a lot on what I liked to do in my free time, since I had no work experience.   Answer Question

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LP Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Walgreens.

Interview Details – Initial phone interview-covered information on resume. Second interview was in person with supervisor and peer. Basic situational questions-tell me about a time when...difficult situation... strengths and opportunities...took criticism from a peer...
There were only 7-8 specific questions, the rest were questions that arose from talking about previous job experiences and my resume.

Interview Question – What would you want from me as a supervisor, if we switched roles....
During the application process you have business case questions, but they are never addressed in the interview.
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Cashier Interview

Cashier

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

Interview Details – Applied online. Then take an in-store assessment test. Afterwards I was contacted my a manager from the store.

Interview Question – No difficult questions. Ask about previous experience   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – It was great

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ASMT Interview

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Interviewed at Walgreens

Interview Details – 10 situational questions. Listen to questions thoroughly because they have multiple questions with in the situation.

Interview Question – Remembering not to use the same or too similar answer/situation when going through the questions.   Answer Question

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