Walgreens
2.9 of 5 3,145 reviews
www.walgreens.com Deerfield, IL 5000+ Employees

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Potential career downgraded to just a job.

Certified Photo Specialist (Current Employee)
Toms River, NJ

ProsFriendly co-workers and management; pays the bills; relatively stress-free job; the work you do is appreciated

ConsLack of performance based raises (2.5% across the board does not make me want to do more); customers at times (it's retail, you have to expect it); WAY too much bureaucracy (corporate does not understand how stores actually work); low employee morale, especially with management restructuring. This went from a potential career path to just a job.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe store-level employees are an intricate part to the company. Cut back the bonuses you are writing yourselves and show some appreciation to people who help drive the sales that write your paychecks.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Not the best, not the worst.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Good coworkers. Potential to move up in the company. Cons: Cutting costs in too many ways for no reason. CEO does not seem to care… Advice to Senior Management: Listen to and look at the little guys for a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Walgreens used to care more about their employees

    SFL (Current Employee)
    Portland, OR

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Good benefits. My boss really does care about my well… Cons: pay. Hard to get someone fired from Walgreens unless they… Advice to Senior Management: Pay your employees better. Base it on loyalty to the company ( how long someone has worked for you), their experience, and job performance. Stop… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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