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Walgreens Reviews

Updated July 24, 2017
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  • Poor work/life balance like in all retail (in 241 reviews)

  • Pay Is not ideal for the amount of work (in 105 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome experience"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Salesman in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Salesman in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    To many benefits, not to much pressure and they treat you with respect

    Cons

    No overtime, and they should use commission to motivate their employees


  2. "play the game"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    won't be closing anytime soon

    Cons

    need to be "one of the boys" to move up

  3. "Okay place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time

    Pros

    Not too overwhelming, fast paced

    Cons

    some of the other employees can be really mean, lazy, etc. no way to tell if someone is doing their job or not


  4. "Pharmacy Intern"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and flexible schedule. Competitive pay.

    Cons

    Have to work every other weekend.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Certified Pharmacy Technician in Grand Rapids, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Such amazing customers in Cascade area!

    Cons

    Super busy and under staffed


  6. "Senior CPhT"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generous raises given
    Friendly environment

    Cons

    Management doesn't care about employees


  7. "Beauty Advisor"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Beauty Advisor in Yakima, WA
    Former Employee - Beauty Advisor in Yakima, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good management team, opportunities to move up within the company, overall it was a fun job. Great for a first job. Also, I had a family emergency a couple months into the job and they were very supportive and kept my job for me even though I had to be gone for over a month.

    Cons

    Low pay (minimum wage), besides that I really enjoyed working there.

  8. "good company for highschool job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    they will work with your schedule

    Cons

    the management can be sub par at times


  9. "Decent hours decent pay"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Designated Hitter in Memphis, TN
    Current Employee - Designated Hitter in Memphis, TN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is above minimum wage, you don't usually have to fight for hours

    Cons

    No sick days. They start cutting hired help towards the end of the fiscal year. (Bathroom cleaners, floor waxers, etc)

    Advice to Management

    Follow thru on your promises to your employees


  10. "cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cashier in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Cashier in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    my favorite store i love to shop there

    Cons

    there is no cons none at all

    Advice to Management

    i love what you are doing with the stores


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