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3.0
45%
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  1. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Worked at several stores as a pharmacist

    Aug 28, 2014 - Pharmacist in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    Most of the employees work very hard to make the concept of integrative healthcare at the pharmacy level succeed. Many practitioners and some in the pharmacies are amazing in their efforts to help the customers as best they can.

    Cons

    The poor guidance by the upper management level of the prescription departments makes Pharmaca nothing but CVS with a pretty face. The pressure by pharmacy management/home office to provide great customer service in spite of terrible IT services/programs and continued labor reductions.is beyond ridiculous; it is actually dangerous. Finally decided to move on as I didn't want to risk my pharmacy license by continuing to work there.

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    8 people found this review helpful
  2. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Disconnected

    Aug 27, 2018 - Pharmacy Technician 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    At the store level the teams are great and there is a great outreach to the community. People will come in and tell the team members how wonderful they are and how we make a difference in their lives. It is a great place for people to come and get started on their journey to health, both for customers and employees.

    Cons

    Where do we begin? Management in the stores doesn't make enough money for what they have to do. Practitioners make a laughable amount of money, especially if Pharmaca wants to keep that special something that separates it from GNC and Walgreens. No one is going to come here and make what they make outside of the stores, and it's unfortunate because that's what customers want. Upper management also seems to totally ignore great ideas when it comes to loss prevention, employee retention, training and labor. Also they don't staff Pharmacy correctly, and it shows on their side and retail. Also, the benefits are terrible. For a place that touts health and wellness, the medical insurance could be vastly better. Like something we could actually use.

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    10 people found this review helpful
  3. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great intentions, horrible leadership

    Mar 11, 2021 - Marketing in Johns Creek, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Unlimited PTO for full time employees Discounts on store products

    Cons

    Leadership is absolutely horrible. No sense of respect or decency for others and the environment is extremely toxic. Pharmaca is always hiring because of extreme turnover, especially in the marketing and ecommerce team.

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    3 people found this review helpful
  4. 3.0
    Current Intern, more than 3 years

    Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy

    Jul 18, 2015 - Associate in San Jose, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Wonderful people who are outgoing, genuine, professional, knowledgeable and talented. The people at Pharmaca, including management, make it fun to come to work each day. We accomplish a lot and have fun at the same time. Excellent orientation to natural beauty products and good selection of supplements for those who wish to remain healthy or work on regaining their health.

    Cons

    The only downside is that the salaries offered are not in line with the talent attracted. Merit raises are not awarded nor are there bonuses for going above and beyond and making changes that create significant savings.

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    1 person found this review helpful
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