Walgreens - Great vision, execution needs to catch up | Glassdoor
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"Great vision, execution needs to catch up"

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Current Employee - Director in Deerfield, IL
Current Employee - Director in Deerfield, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Walgreens healthcare vision, broad scope of healthcare services, bringing on new, diverse talent, expansion plans, stock price

Cons

Still thinks like retail
-- hard to attract and keep high quality corporate talent with retail benefits and vacation policies
-- needs to have longer-term vision in terms of organizational design, business strategies, etc (too much focus on current quarter, current year)

Advice to Management

Get out of the weeds and hire the right talent to drive the company -- giving them the people, technology and other resources to do it. Now we are a global company, we need to start acting like it.

Other Employee Reviews for Walgreens

  1. "Good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Clerk in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Service Clerk in Madison, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. Full time is considered 30 hours or more a week.

    Cons

    Customers can be snotty. Try not to take it personal.


  2. "Fired for unproven allegations"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hanover Park, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hanover Park, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    There is not much responsibility given, which comes to be an okay feat once you understand the lack of respect you will be shown by upper management.

    Cons

    Promotions are based on politics not hardwork. Hours are also given based on politics and friendships.Advancement is a rarity and a pay increase must be asked for even though reviews are supposedly mandetory.

    Advice to Management

    Randomly drug test the store employees. Have a way to anonymously give tips about what is going on in a specific store.

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