Boots Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 24, 2021

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Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
739 Ratings
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

      Jan 15, 2021 - Christmas Temp in Stoke-on-Trent, 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. 3.0
      Current Employee

      An okay first job

      Jan 24, 2021 - Customer Advisor in Bracknell, 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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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Ok

      Jan 4, 2021 - Practice Manager in Manchester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good team to work along side with

      Cons

      Long hours and lots of weekends

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great start but long term options are terrible

      Dec 28, 2020 - Relief Pharmacist in London, 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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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Dec 6, 2020 - Sales Assistsnt in London, 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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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Sales floor

      Nov 24, 2020 - Sales Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      active collaboration with the team.

      Cons

      Extensive work with long hours

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      good

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

      good pay and staff benefits

      Cons

      long hours and low pay

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    8. 5.0
      Former Contractor

      Fun job!

      Nov 20, 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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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      OK but not a long term job

      Nov 24, 2020 - Pharmacy Advisor in Coulsdon, 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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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      boots experience

      Nov 19, 2020 - Pharmacist in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      none so far if i'm honest

      Cons

      long hours, lack of incentive

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