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Rite Aid Reviews

Updated January 25, 2015
Updated January 25, 2015
1,069 Reviews
2.7
1,069 Reviews
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Rite Aid President, CEO, and Director John T. Standley
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible hours,like you got anywhere from 300-450 hours as an intern, pretty flexible (in 33 reviews)

  • good pay compared to the other big chains, good computer system and interface (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management does not understand what is happening at store level or seem to care (in 82 reviews)

  • resets etc while giving good customer service along with everything else (in 31 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    This is by far the best company I have ever worked for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rite Aid

    Pros

    Caring management, supportive work environment, willing to promote from within.

    Cons

    Salaries could be a little higher

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up. Love working here!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Assistant Manager. Best retail job I've ever had.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager

    I have been working at Rite Aid full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Vacation offered after 1 year of employment.
    Flexible hours.

    Good hours if you earn it. (It's not favoritism, it's rewarding hard work)

    Advancement opportunities available to cashiers and shift supervisors.

    If you like the general public, retail pharmacy is a great place to be.

    20% discount, frequent 30% days, impressive weekly sales you may not realize if you don't work there.

    Cons

    Corporate controls payroll based on many factors so most of the time there isn't enough payroll hours

    Advancement is tougher for assistants and store managers. As there are FAR less opportunities.

    Finding good help feels impossible sometimes. Hiring people then they aren't reliable hurts everyone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maybe pay cashiers and shift supervisors more to make the job more desirable to GOOD prospects.

    Increase employee discount (slightly) above what customers get.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Ok place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Warminster, PA
    Current Employee - Shift Supervisor in Warminster, PA

    I have been working at Rite Aid full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You can work overnight and the have great benifits

    Cons

    Too much work for little money

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    ok experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rite Aid

    Pros

    they have a nice management. flexible hours

    Cons

    a lot of pressure and work but the pay is little

  6.  

    Rite Aid

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rite Aid full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The hours are long but able to have 7 out of 14 days off - especially enjoying the 3 day weekend every other week.

    Cons

    it's hard to manage so many tasks with limited tech hours. Not to mention it's hard to replace incompetent tech who just adds more work to your day.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Loss Prevention agent

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Loss Prevention in Torrance, CA

    I worked at Rite Aid full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    When I worked in the past at Rite Aid I learned a lot from my Managers and I Thought them a lot from my close too 38 years of experience ive obtained in this line of work.

    Cons

    I never had no down negative things at Rite Aid

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Shift Supervisor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Work scheduling and the ability to be flexible with its associates

    Cons

    They are not competitive when it comes to paying their employees at assistant manager level and/or below.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your employees, not just your buildings/remodels

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Cashier at Rite Aid

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Tiffin, OH
    Former Employee - Front End Cashier in Tiffin, OH

    I worked at Rite Aid part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    At my local Rite Aid, manager was very obliging of hours and able to work around my school schedule. Good part-time work while attending school.

    Cons

    Typical part-time, minimum wage job: no real benefits, no real advancement possibilities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Sales and image rather than service driven.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rite Aid full-time

    Pros

    Customer oriented, direct supervisors are helpful

    Cons

    The attentiveness of district and above supervisors becomes less existent as they move up the corporate ladder.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respond to your employees with the same sense of urgency you expect of them. Allow feedback, treat your employees with more respect and allow negotiable raises instead of annual incremental raises that fail to even keep up with inflation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Store manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rite Aid

    Pros

    Good benefits. Easy career path

    Cons

    Long hours for salary mgmt

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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