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Potential career downgraded to just a job.

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Current Employee - Certified Photo Specialist  in  Toms River, NJ (US)
Current Employee - Certified Photo Specialist in Toms River, NJ (US)

I have been working at Walgreens full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Friendly co-workers and management; pays the bills; relatively stress-free job; the work you do is appreciated

Cons

Lack of performance based raises (2.5% across the board does not make me want to do more); customers at times (it's retail, you have to expect it); WAY too much bureaucracy (corporate does not understand how stores actually work); low employee morale, especially with management restructuring. This went from a potential career path to just a job.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The store-level employees are an intricate part to the company. Cut back the bonuses you are writing yourselves and show some appreciation to people who help drive the sales that write your paychecks.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Not the best, not the worst.

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

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time for more than a year

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    My experience here at Walgreens

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager (MGT)  in  Huntington Beach, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager (MGT) in Huntington Beach, CA (US)

    I have been working at Walgreens full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great 401K and Benefits. Great place to learn to manage.

    Cons

    Too much drama and lazy employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good Career

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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