Boots Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
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Pros
  • "Good pay, good staff area & managers actually helped(in 342 reviews)

  • "staff discount is always a plus(in 225 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "long hours around holidays such as christmas(in 147 reviews)

  • "Experienced poor management at some stores(in 79 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good job

      15 Jan 2021 - Christmas Temp in Stoke-on-Trent, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of shifts available and online quizzes

      Cons

      Not a lot of training but was fun, long hours and expected to stay longer but you do get paid for it they don’t just forget

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      6 Dec 2020 - Sales Assistsnt in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team, nice atmosphere, good perks

      Cons

      Long hours at times, strict with shifts

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee

      An okay first job

      24 Jan 2021 - Customer Advisor in Bracknell, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay for a first job as a 16 year old

      Cons

      Long hours Bad management Not very Covid safe considering it’s a pharmacy

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      OK but not a long term job

      24 Nov 2020 - Pharmacy Advisor in Coulsdon, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff and customers are always friendly Good amount of training (depending on store and team) Plenty of experience

      Cons

      Higher management are unrealistic Very little support give by higher management Not much cover given Expected long hours and low pay for intense job Not having a security guard if you are working in a small store

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    5. 5.0
      Former Contractor

      Fun job!

      20 Nov 2020 - Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working as part of a team. Lovely and busy during Christmas time Always something to do! Good break times

      Cons

      Can sometimes be long hours

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good

      23 Nov 2020 - Customer Assistant in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good pay and staff benefits

      Cons

      long hours and low pay

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Sales floor

      24 Nov 2020 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      active collaboration with the team.

      Cons

      Extensive work with long hours

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great start but long term options are terrible

      28 Dec 2020 - Relief Pharmacist in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great starting salary Good for initial training Travel paid for including taxi

      Cons

      Long hours Management are slow with responses

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Loved the job

      30 Oct 2020 - Customer Service in Boot, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Worked with great people. Nice company to work for.

      Cons

      Can be long hours and compulsory hour and a half break unpaid

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      good

      3 Nov 2020 - Healthcare Advisor in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fun serving and helping customers

      Cons

      Long hours and no chairs

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