Rite Aid Reviews

Updated April 24, 2015
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Rite Aid President, CEO, and Director John T. Standley
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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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  1. Field Tech Suport.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Tech Support in Queens Village, NY
    Current Employee - Field Tech Support in Queens Village, NY

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The best place to work. Good Team. Decent Salary. Opportunities to Grow.

    Cons

    No Cons... It is really good environment for make a career.

    Advice to Management

    Continue pushing in the development of all associates.

  2. Pharmacy Technician

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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Lexington-Fayette, KY

    I have been working at Rite Aid part-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible scheduling, friendly work environment

    Cons

    Strict dress code, lots of little rules to keep track of

    Advice to Management

    Listen to lower level workers, they have the best ideas in how to make the company better.

  3. Store Manager

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Taft, CA
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Taft, CA

    I worked at Rite Aid full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great to build a career with.

    Cons

    tight deadlines and small payroll budgets

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  5. Wellness ambassador

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Rite Aid full-time

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

    Pros

    Opportunities for growth and development
    Personable upper management
    Store discounts
    Family like atmosphere
    Fun filled work

    Cons

    No cons (every career has challenges)

    Advice to Management

    Equipt each WA with branding materials without request as a welcome package (a pad-folio, stamps, letterheads, pens, stickers, giveaways)

  6. clerk

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Garden Grove, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Garden Grove, CA

    I have been working at Rite Aid full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    riteaid has union so its a good thing, You are protective as employee

    Cons

    its too stressful sometimes working as a clerk in a busy pharmacy

    Advice to Management

    manager should be more organized and should have better leadership skill

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    Wellness Ambassador Trainer

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    Current Employee - Wellnes Ambassador Trainer in Ann Arbor, MI
    Current Employee - Wellnes Ambassador Trainer in Ann Arbor, MI

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

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

    Pros

    Diversity and reward hard work!

    Cons

    None. They treat you fairly unlike CVS, and Walgreens. I worked for both of them prior to Rite Aid.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!!!!

  8. sales associate trainer

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Bakersfield, CA

    I worked at Rite Aid full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very busy work place

    Cons

    Small amount of time to complete larg task

    Advice to Management

    Coverage

  9. Store manager

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    Current Employee - Store Manager in Orange, CA
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Orange, CA

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    they have great benefits now

    Cons

    like every company, hiring of decent associates

  10. I am satisfied with the job

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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician

    I have been working at Rite Aid

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    There are chances for growth

    Cons

    No negative thoughts or comments

  11. Love working with the public, unloading trucks, loss prevention and managing.

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    Former Employee - Store Manager, Loss Prevention Manager/Auditor in Covington, GA
    Former Employee - Store Manager, Loss Prevention Manager/Auditor in Covington, GA

    I worked at Rite Aid full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great company and love customer service.

    Cons

    There where none...enjoyed the company, customers, and values

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