Boots Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 24, 2021

To filter reviews, or .

Found 145 of over 4K reviews

3.6
64%
Recommend to a Friend
71%
Approve of CEO
Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
562 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good staff area & managers actually helped(in 342 reviews)

  • "staff discount is always a plus(in 225 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours around holidays such as christmas(in 147 reviews)

  • "Experienced poor management at some stores(in 79 reviews)

  • More Pros and Cons
    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.

    Ratings by Gender

    This rating reflects the overall rating of Boots and is not affected by filters.

    Want more demographic options?

    Reviews about "long hours"

    Return to all Reviews
    1. 4.0
      Former Intern

      intern

      Nov 29, 2017 - Anonymous Intern 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      lots of locations and discounts

      Cons

      long hours and spli shifts

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      I am a beauty expert at Walgreens, i love my job.

      May 17, 2015 - Beauty Advisor in Scottsdale, AZ
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Building amazing relationships with both customers and Walgreen co-workers. Pay is great.

      Cons

      Standing on feet for long hours. Hours there cuts my days as so i cannot obtain a second job. Wants us to push sales on every customer that comes through door Goals at times are unattainable My store manager is super passive aggressive, which is annoying Our uniform sucks (raggidy tshirt, dress pants, dress shoes (all black), does not potray high class to me, or professional to me)

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful

      Boots Response

      Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback.

    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good job

      Jan 15, 2021 - Christmas Temp in Stoke-on-Trent, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lots of shifts available and online quizzes

      Cons

      Not a lot of training but was fun, long hours and expected to stay longer but you do get paid for it they don’t just forget

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Dec 6, 2020 - Sales Assistsnt in London, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good team, nice atmosphere, good perks

      Cons

      Long hours at times, strict with shifts

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      An okay first job

      Jan 24, 2021 - Customer Advisor in Bracknell, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay for a first job as a 16 year old

      Cons

      Long hours Bad management Not very Covid safe considering it’s a pharmacy

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      OK but not a long term job

      Nov 24, 2020 - Pharmacy Advisor in Coulsdon, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great staff and customers are always friendly Good amount of training (depending on store and team) Plenty of experience

      Cons

      Higher management are unrealistic Very little support give by higher management Not much cover given Expected long hours and low pay for intense job Not having a security guard if you are working in a small store

      Continue reading
      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 5.0
      Former Contractor

      Fun job!

      Nov 20, 2020 - Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Working as part of a team. Lovely and busy during Christmas time Always something to do! Good break times

      Cons

      Can sometimes be long hours

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Nov 23, 2020 - Customer Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good pay and staff benefits

      Cons

      long hours and low pay

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Sales floor

      Nov 24, 2020 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      active collaboration with the team.

      Cons

      Extensive work with long hours

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Loved the job

      Oct 30, 2020 - Customer Service in Boot, England, England
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Worked with great people. Nice company to work for.

      Cons

      Can be long hours and compulsory hour and a half break unpaid

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    Viewing 1 - 10 of 145 Reviews

    Popular Careers with Boots Job Seekers

    JobsSalariesInterviews

    Work at Boots? Share Your Experiences

    or