Rite Aid Reviews

Updated July 28, 2015
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Rite Aid President, CEO, and Director John T. Standley
John T. Standley
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Pros
  • flexible hours dependent on manager (in 33 reviews)

  • Hard work, good pay, good benefits (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management are NEVER happy with performance (in 82 reviews)

  • More hourly payroll would help Customer Service (in 31 reviews)

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  1. Job worthy

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Rite Aid (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You meet great people & the customers are great

    Cons

    The pay is okay but not much for the amount of work you put in.


  2. Cashier

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Rite Aid

    Pros

    Easy interview and laid back work environment

    Cons

    Low pay, no room to grow


  3. Working at Rite Aid

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rite Aid

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, great staff, good customers

    Cons

    Pay, benefits, moving up in the company

    Advice to Management

    I wish you could pay a little more


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  5. Work here if don't worrying about pay

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Hudson, NH
    Current Employee - Cashier in Hudson, NH

    I have been working at Rite Aid part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, friendly staff, big name company, 20% off, easy

    Cons

    Low Pay, new people work holidays without holiday pay, weird people


  6. Good company

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

    I worked at Rite Aid full-time

    Pros

    Fair compensation and encourages advancement from within. Competitive work environment.

    Cons

    Rigid and slow to adapt to changes in consumer demands and market forces.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more flexibility in scheduling and work assignments. Place greater emphasis on collaboration.


  7. Poor wages and lots of work!!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Kent, WA
    Former Employee - Shift Supervisor in Kent, WA

    I worked at Rite Aid (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Management experience in retail, if you don't have any and looking to learn to move forward in the world of management.

    Cons

    Not enough training, expected to do too much while other employees slack off and do nothing.

    Advice to Management

    District Management should talk to Cashiers/ Supervisors/ Assistant Managers before they provide an annual review to the Store Manager.


  8. Rite Aid in Alma, Michigan

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Alma, MI
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in Alma, MI

    I worked at Rite Aid

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Tim Bray is probably the best manager you will ever have. He is patient, has a sense of humor, understanding, competent, hard working, kind, honest, easy going, and just an all around a nice guy! He's not a boisterous, overbearing manager, but has an introverted and calm management style that doesn't micro-manage. It's a very positive environment with positive coworkers.

    Cons

    As a sales associate don't expect full time here and opportunities for advancement aren't promising. The job is very monotonous and boring, but coworkers, Tim, and the customers make it bearable!

    Advice to Management

    Make sure every sales associate gets the same amount of hours!


  9. Helpful (3)

    District/Regional Management

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work on a District / Regional level. I enjoy my coworkers and the hours are to my liking for my position.

    Cons

    I would be wary of working at the store level. Medical benefits are no better or worse than you would find in most other companies. Vacation time allotment is poor.

    Advice to Management

    The company preaches life work balance but I have yet to see it happen.


  10. Rite AID

    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Hickory, NC
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Hickory, NC

    I worked at Rite Aid (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly environment, would go back to this job in a heartbeat

    Cons

    more hours would have been nice but I loved it anyway


  11. Pharmacy Technician

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Boise, ID
    Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Boise, ID

    I worked at Rite Aid (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They work well with your schedule. If you have a family life or other obligations, they are usually willing to work with that.

    Cons

    You're stuck in a box all day long, always on your feet.



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