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"It's what you make of it."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Certified Executive Assistant Manager in Tucson, AZ
Current Employee - Certified Executive Assistant Manager in Tucson, AZ
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

I've been fortunate enough to have worked with awesome mentors and managers that have helped me develop my own unique management style--that is still a work in progress. After the first two years, it's cake walk. Compensation for managers is fair. Opportunities for hourly to "pad paycheck" with promotional monies.

Cons

Gamble between the different manager styles you'll encounter. Some will make your job a living hell and others will make it cake walk. Either way, it's a physically demanding job that requires stamina. Not saying you need to be in your prime, but there is a lot of bending, walking back and forth, lifting, etc.

Advice to Management

Move managers every 2 years to keep them engaged with their job and offer more opportunities for advancement. Whether it be laterally or up the chain.

Other Employee Reviews for Walgreens

  1. "They had me working hours that I had not agreed to, and doing things that were not part of my job description."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Mound, MN
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Mound, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They had a good employee discount, and very friendly employees.

    Cons

    As a highschool student, my studies weren't taken into account. I was given hours that were not suitable and which I hadn't agreed to.

    Advice to Management

    Having a high school student work the closing shift is fine. However, having them work the closing shift three nights a week at times, while also trying to keep there grades in school is very difficult.


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    "Pharmacy Technician"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Alpharetta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great training and computer system is good when working.

    Cons

    Company is continually cutting help. This is when customer complaints go sky high and mistakes happen

    Advice to Management

    Spend some time in pharmacy and understand the pressure back there. Huge lack of support from company.

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