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Glad to have the job, just wish it paid more

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Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Napa, CA
Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Napa, CA

I have been working at Rite Aid full-time (more than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The medical benefits are good.

Cons

The working hours are erratic, the other employees can be low class

Advice to Management

work for a month in a store

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  1. Could be worth working at.

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    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention Agent in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Rite Aid full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large company in mutiple cities. There is a chance for improving your position in the company. Has been in business for a long time.

    Cons

    Moving up the ranks takes a long time. Non managerial positions do not pay much. Healthcare through them is expensive.

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved with the workers

  2. Going downhill

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    Current Employee - Phanmacist in Boise, ID
    Current Employee - Phanmacist in Boise, ID

    I have been working at Rite Aid full-time (more than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Fair salary, decent schedule. Did get a raise, evaluation a little more realistic. Some retailers(pharmacy) seem assert excessive control over employees, this one does not.

    Cons

    Benefits are on the slide. Healthcare benefits dramatically cut this year(as far as i can tell). Upper management(not unusual) seems disconnected from reality. Sales are growing after several down quarters, however not much movement on price of stock(college education fund). This is probably result to Eckerd aquisition with debt, and seems to be getting better(earnings). Overall rating seems to be(listening to techs, cashiers, rph's) very negative(not mine). Employees on both side of aquisition seem very dissatisfied. Eckerd employees think poorly of company, and RA employees don't like the merged company as well. Could be growing pains.

    Advice to Management

    Work in the stores, get some field experience. I think this will give you a better idea of what is needed to increase sales. All employees seem very unhappy(very few content). Need to a better job with relations. Many feel over worked and under appreciated. Improving your employees work environment will bring more 'smiles', which customers like to see. We have some major advantages over grocery/super stores. Creating a positive relationship with dm's, vp's ect. can really make these advantages obvious to customer by creating positve shopping experience. A lot of work to be done in this area. Be careful who you promote into dm/pdm positions. Bad choices can be catastropic for a district. Lead by example. Integrity, integrity, integrity. You expect from the field(rightfully so), double or triple the expectations upon yourself.

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