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Walgreens Boots Alliance Reviews

Updated 5 Apr 2020

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3.0
40%
Recommend to a Friend
28%
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Chairman Stefano Pessina
Stefano Pessina
132 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff discount , extra hours available(in 27 reviews)

  • "good pay, good discount on products(in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • "Some stores you have nice pharmacist while some will literally drive you to a corner(in 17 reviews)

  • "No equal opportunities /work life balance(in 10 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good friendly managers supportive team

    Cons

    Hard to get time off felt guilty for it

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-10
  2. "Inspiring Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    An innovate and market leading organisation with a family feel

    Cons

    None that I can think of!

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-04-04
  3. "Great place to work, good environment,"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Coventry, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Boots alliance is great place to work, their salary package are good as depend on ur qualifications, staff is really good

    Cons

    They got very strict company rules, other then nothing downsides,

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-04-05
  4. "Boots"

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    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in York, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time

    Pros

    Always given training when needed to ensure colleagues et the best outcome

    Cons

    Not all staff get treated equal

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-04-02
  5. "Fair company to work for, scientific focus could be improved"

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    Former Employee - Formulation Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Heavily discounted products available a lot of the time, discounts in stores, friendly staff

    Cons

    Research and development in certain areas is lacking support.

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-03-06
  6. "Generally reliable"

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    Former Employee - Customer Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Basic job security at a big company

    Cons

    A lot of pressure on ground level staff in retail these days

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-03-05
  7. "A good company to work for but not so much when in store"

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    Current Employee - Beauty Specialist in Leicester, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay Able to try out new products Brand training

    Cons

    Late hours when stores empty Managers are unhelpful No HR department for employees

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-03-01
  8. "Getting worse"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Hertford, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People where great brilliant networking and a professional setup

    Cons

    over Promotion for less experience managers who fail then left for experienced managers not promoted to sort the mess

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-29
  9. "It's a job"

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    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Double discount days nearly 50% off

    Cons

    Poor breaks . Boots staff only get 1 hour. Make up counters get extra 30mins . (Non boots staff.)

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-27
  10. "Had some good times"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Derby, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good staff, good pension, can help with charity events, can progress

    Cons

    Lots of changes, have to put in extra hours to get everything done

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-27
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