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Walgreens Deerfield Reviews

Updated April 23, 2017
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Deerfield, IL

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Walgreens Executive Vice Chairman and Acting CEO Stefano Pessina
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  1. "Assistant store manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Assistant Store Manager in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Loved working with new people, meeting new people daily. Learning new thing everyday

    Cons

    working holidays and working long shifts over the holiday season


  2. "Human Resources"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Working with an awesome team towards a great cause in one of the fastest growing industries.

    Cons

    Must be able to adapt to change


  3. "Coordinator Position"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to start your career after graduating from college.

    Cons

    You need connection to get better opportunity to move up within the organization.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great name for your resume but old and slow moving company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunities for growth, good pay, good work-life balance, smart colleagues, opportunities to travel, international company (with Boots acquisition)

    Cons

    lots of bureaucracy, stuffy culture, growth is slow, low pay raise, suburban headquarters (not great if you live downtown)

    Advice to Management

    Try to change the culture to the 21st century


  6. "Operations Manager"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    -company culture and values
    -competitive pay and benefits

    Cons

    -telecommuting opportunities are limited to IT


  7. "It's a decent job, nothing spectacular."

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    Current Employee - Asset Protection Specialist in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Asset Protection Specialist in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I enjoy the people that work at Walgreens. I also believe I have a great boss.

    Cons

    I think that people get taken advantage of at walgreens and leadership is out of touch with most individuals besides directors.


  8. "Challenging, Rewarding, Constant Change"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Deerfield, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity, Challenging, Rewarding, Value Creation, Cross-functional and dynamic, direct impact on business, opportunity for trial and error, good visibility, recognized for successes

    Cons

    Constant change, communication can lag, silo'd organization but getting better. Opportunity to move at a quicker pace given all the governance.


  9. "Senior Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Deerfield, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company allow employees to move around frequently once you are established.

    Cons

    The culture is very predatory and reflect a fraternity-like mentality

    Advice to Management

    Let ideas and execution drive company initiatives, not playground politics


  10. "Fantastic"

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

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

    Pros

    What a great company! Really on track for greatness

    Cons

    None really come to mind

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  11. "Certified pharmacy technician"

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    Current Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Deerfield, IL
    Current Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Deerfield, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employees Discount, other than that I can't think of any

    Cons

    Lack of training, they are more concerned about the numbers than the patients

    Advice to Management

    Care more about the patients that come us, some are very sick and deserve personal interest shown to them.



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