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Walgreens Life

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Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dallas, TX

I have been working at Walgreens full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Good pay
Reasonable hours
Engaged on the job training

Cons

Lacks opportunities to advance
Behind the times in technology

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
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  1. After working for 5 years, it's clear that Walgreen's is more in it for their customers, and not their employees.

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    Current Employee - Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician in Round Rock, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician in Round Rock, TX

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The hourly rate isn't the worst you could get as a pharmacy technician. You have the option in the pharmacy to make "promotional monies or PM's" whenever you sell a "prescription savings club or PSC". Usually you make $1 per sale. Lately they've been giving $5 per sale. Which is nice, but that doesn't really feel like anything compared to how they used to do it.

    Cons

    They keep cutting hours, which decreases the amount of help we get, increases our stress level as a whole. Walgreen's is a ticking time-bomb. We're getting less and less PM's as a whole. Now we've switched to a Balance Rewards card, which doesn't give you as much back as say, a "register rewards" coupon.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your employees better. Back them up. Make sure they have the help they need to do their job better with enthusiasm so they can treat your customers and patients in order to be well.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. It's just ok

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time

    Pros

    good pay for store management

    Cons

    very stressful, upper management could care less for the people grinding in the store

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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