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Walgreens Reviews

Updated September 24, 2017
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  • hard to achieve a proper work life balance among some teams (in 245 reviews)

  • The pay is lower than you should make for the amount of work (in 113 reviews)

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  1. "Certified Pharmacy Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Lake City, FL
    Former Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Lake City, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great management willing to assist in any situation

    Cons

    VERY busy location under staffed


  2. "pretty okay"

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    Former Employee - Cashier in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Cashier in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    decent pay, no experience required, young sales team

    Cons

    weird hours that don't work out if you are a student

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome company"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good discount, flexible schedule good profit sharing

    Cons

    Rotation on cleaning bathrooms and management at current seem to be a bit overwhelmed green

    Advice to Management

    Get a cleaning crew to clean bathrooms and store manager needs to learn to delegate more to his team leads at my current store.


  4. "Best management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens part-time

    Pros

    worked several minimum wage jobs during college, the walgreens in santa cruz had the best management out of any!

    Cons

    somewhat stressful work environment with delinquent customers


  5. Helpful (1)

    "cashier"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Walgreens part-time

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers. Help customers with their customer experience. Challenging to learn new skills such as help in photo department. Managers care for their employees.

    Cons

    Some times customers misunderstand your friendliness. Had to work difficult shifts. Had to work holidays and no time off during thanksgiving and christmas season

    Advice to Management

    Be flexible and let employees be able to communicate their concerns, Post news and opportunities for advancement. Call me when you have additional hours available


  6. "Key Players in Healthcare"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens full-time

    Pros

    Very flexible hours and a great way to help the community.

    Cons

    It could get really busy sometimes.


  7. "Sr Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time

    Pros

    flexible work from home policy. Open seating environment

    Cons

    pays less than average in market

  8. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Parmacy Tech In Training in Asheville, NC
    Former Employee - Parmacy Tech In Training in Asheville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay for the type of work it is

    Cons

    Terrible work week schedule if you have outside interests


  9. "It is what you'd expect"

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    Current Employee - Photo Specialist in Fort Wayne, IN
    Current Employee - Photo Specialist in Fort Wayne, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, benefits, structured environment, close knit group of employees

    Cons

    Inconsistent hours, impersonal upper management, corporate uses stores as guinea pigs for unnecessary experiments to store structure

    Advice to Management

    Understand that even long term employees aren't infallible, and actively listen to concerns and ideas from staff


  10. "Pharmacy technician"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in The Villages, FL
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in The Villages, FL

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

    Pros

    Company cares about their employees.

    Cons

    The budget cuts don't always seem practical.


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