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"Walgreens Life"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Dallas, TX
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Good pay
Reasonable hours
Engaged on the job training

Cons

Lacks opportunities to advance
Behind the times in technology

Other Employee Reviews for Walgreens

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Constant fire fighting in IT"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Lincolnshire, IL
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Lincolnshire, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company environment
    Advancement opportunities
    Learning opportunities

    Cons

    Very reactive and chaotic environment
    A lot of pressure to get the work done quickly
    Lack of process
    Management skills not in aligned with areas they manage

    Advice to Management

    Slow down on number of activities, go for quality and not quantity
    You're over working your team members causing the good ones with institutional knowledge to leave
    Trying to do too much, too fast, all at the same time


  2. "Work/Life balance should be important."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager (MGT)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager (MGT)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay raises every year. It's a job.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is virtually non existant. Not real good at follow through when they ask for input from employees with the yearly survey. Move management whenever, wherever they want with no consideration for their commute, needs and wants. Make EXA's and Store Managers work 5 1/2 days. No time for family life. Benefits use to be great, now not so much.

    Advice to Management

    Good employee morale makes for better customer service. If you would like for your employees to push the "Be Well" montra you may want to look at the benefits for them. Employees that work on the floor don't make alot of money and some can't afford what you offer. Quality of life for your employees should be at one of the considerations while you are restructuring. Keep in mind we care and want to keep our pay and jobs as much as top management does. When you care-we care...

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