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Walgreens Reviews

Updated May 24, 2018
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  • Don't expect a great work/life balance (in 266 reviews)

  • Pay not great for amount of work (in 126 reviews)

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  1. "Customer Service Representative"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Huntsville, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Huntsville, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team atmosphere. Learned a wide range of customer service skills that apply to retail.

    Cons

    I have nothing negative pertaining to my time at Walgreens.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "Senior CPhT"

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    Former Employee - Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician in Tempe, AZ
    Former Employee - Senior Certified Pharmacy Technician in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most of my coworkers were amazing and all management was fair and reasonable. Front end employees often come back to help if it's really busy.

    Cons

    The patients can be verbally abusive and days of being shorthanded with call outs can be brutal.

    Advice to Management

    Thanks for being awesome!

  3. "My time"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in El Paso, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate in El Paso, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have been really helpful since the beginning, even when I wasn’t working there, they were helpful tryin to get me hired

    Cons

    The hours are really hectic, because it is a Bush time of the year there is a lot of people coming in

    Advice to Management

    Nothing, they do a great job keeping everything up and running, the staff is really helpful


  4. "pharmacy tech"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens part-time

    Pros

    great benefits, employee discount, great leadership,

    Cons

    pay can be better
    pharmacy is extremely busy

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "great"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Wauwatosa, WI
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Wauwatosa, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    cool people to work with and breaks

    Cons

    customers are always angry and mean

    Advice to Management

    appreciate everyone


  6. "I'm a front end Cashier, At store 937."

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    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Dunbar, WV
    Current Employee - Front End Cashier in Dunbar, WV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working with the Public, can be very awarding with your customers. When they are happy you know you have serve them well with all their shopping needs.

    Cons

    Looking forward working with Walgreens.

    Advice to Management

    Hoping for a good success, and a good year with Walgreens.


  7. "str mgr"

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    Former Employee - Str Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Str Manager in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    mgmt salary, fun place to work

    Cons

    none at this time of review

  8. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Deerfield, IL

    I worked at Walgreens (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The People were friendly, a pleasure to work with and for

    Cons

    I can't think of any.


  9. "Assistant Store Manager Trainee"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager Trainee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager Trainee in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ongoing training and great benefits

    Cons

    rotating stores at times, and time off is limited


  10. "cashier"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walgreens part-time

    Pros

    good benefits pay above minimum wage

    Cons

    lack of schedule flexibility for hours


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