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Helpful (5)

Walgreens used to care more about their employees

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - SFL in Portland, OR (US)
Current Employee - SFL in Portland, OR (US)

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

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Good benefits. My boss really does care about my well being. I am told how much I am appreciated.

Cons

pay. Hard to get someone fired from Walgreens unless they steal or fail a drug test.

Advice to Management

Pay your employees better. Base it on loyalty to the company ( how long someone has worked for you), their experience, and job performance. Stop giving yourselves enormous raises and bonuses when the workers who make the company what it is do not get bonuses at all and work holidays for you. A 2.5% raise is not competative in todays market especially for those of us who have worked 9 years for you.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Not the best, not the worst.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good coworkers. Potential to move up in the company.

    Cons

    Cutting costs in too many ways for no reason. CEO does not seem to care about the employees. Corporate expects way too much from employees and does not give enough.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to and look at the little guys for a change. We all work very hard whether or not it's shown.

  2. great company some times bad customers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Houston, TX (US)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    work in A/c
    holiday pay
    vacation pay
    special holiday pay
    stock/options They used to give out free options but its been a while 10% discount on stock.
    decent medical insurance for like 100 bucks a month

    Cons

    Depends on who manages the store and the pharmacy if you have a good experience.
    I happen to have 2 great ones so my experience is good.other might not be lucky.
    Customers can be overwhelming some times. and the company cuts hours alot lately i assume to help boost their stock (which used to be high then dropped the last couple years and is recovering)

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