Shoppers Drug Mart
3.1 of 5 287 reviews
www.shoppersdrugmart.ca Toronto, Canada 1000 to 5000 Employees

Shoppers Drug Mart Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014

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80% Approve of the CEO

Shoppers Drug Mart President & CEO Domenic Pilla

Domenic Pilla

(51 ratings)

55% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "30% discount comes in handy especially if you have an expensive taste for cosmetics"
    in 25 reviews
  • "30% discount is great, but that's the only pro I can think of"
    in 9 reviews
Cons:
  • "Human Resources is unheard of - head office makes no attempt to enable employees to voice their concerns"
    in 13 reviews
  • "minimum wage, repetitive salses based job"
    in 9 reviews
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    1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing Place to work at

    Front Store Cashier (Current Employee)
    Richmond, BC (Canada)

    ProsFriendly co-workers and amazing management.
    Flexible scheduling.
    Advance scheduling.

    By far this has been the best part time job that I ever had. They are very understanding as long as you give them a heads up with shift scheduling and over time you make great friends and everyone is friendly.

    ConsNone at all really! The place I work at is really amazing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you do!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Exciting Career Opportunities. Young Dynamic Organization

    Business Intelligence Manager (Current Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsExciting place to work. Caring organization with lots of oportunities for personal growth

    ConsVery Challenging dynamic environment in constant flux.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great

    Cosmetician (Current Employee)
    Whitehorse, KW (Canada)

    ProsGreat co-workers, learned a lot, got free makeup

    ConsLong hours sometimes, hard to get time off

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Purchasing Assistant

    Purchasing/Administrative/Banking (Current Employee)
    Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsOver ten years of administrative experience acquired the retail, banking, insurance and legal sectors resulting in the skills and attention to details required to function productively within highly regulated environments. Possess certificates in Banking Operations, Immigration Law, Office Administration, and Data Entry together with a Legal Assistant / Paralegal diploma together with training in areas such as Risk & Threats, Protecting Cardholder Data, Identity Theft and Social Engineering, Physical Security Controls. Experienced working in a dynamic banking environment where change is constant and demand for talent is high. Skilled in processing financial transactions pertaining to loans, credit, payroll, purchase orders and other related matters. Proven performance in maintaining a high degree of speed and accuracy together with keen attention to details while exercising prudence in dealing with sensitive information.

    ConsAn excellent relationship builder and problem solver who is able to collaborate with both internal and external parties to earn their trust and achieve progressive results. Strong work ethic with the ability to juggle hectic schedules and deliver quality work performance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContributed to operational efficiency by performing a variety of administrative functions to assist purchasing processes; reported directly to the Senior Project Manager, Design & Construction

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    Keeps employees motivate

    Cashier Supervisor (Current Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsFirst, the flexibility of the schedule is very good. Second,30percent discount for employees. Very well managed by the owner and Front store manager. The workplace becomes a relaxed environment because majority of the employees treat you like a family:) There are always contests on surveys and optimum sign ups which I often win and keeps me motivated!

    ConsCompensation is on the low side

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive a little bit more increase on the compensation especially if the employee has a satisfactory work ethics and professionalism.

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    It was a great environment and place to work.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat management, staff, and very understanding to work for.

    ConsNo negative things! A great place to work,

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    Amazing Place to Work!

    Cosmetician (Former Employee)
    Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    ProsFlexible hours, terrific environment, and wonderful staff.

    ConsThere are not any major cons.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPromote from within.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company to be a QA

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood environment and friendly team !!!

    Consnothing bad i can think of

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    Great environment, very professional.

    Merchandiser (Former Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsGreat communication with Manager, They listen to your ideas
    Tailored my work days around my school schedule, I could start later than usual if I had a late class
    Everybody I worked with enjoyed their job, and helped each other when they needed it
    Have great memories opening a new store, being trained in all aspects and no stressful situations
    Great People
    Very organized system of stock inventory and labelling, This was a huge help as you need to remove and add sale stickers

    ConsThe wages are not fantastic

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company

    Cosmetics Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat training and mentor ship

    ConsNo bonus at year end

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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