Walgreens Boots Alliance Reviews

Updated Aug 5, 2021

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3.3
52%
Recommend to a Friend
64%
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Chief Executive Officer Roz Brewer
Roz Brewer
35 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay, good staff and fast paced(in 35 reviews)

  • "Staff discount , extra hours available(in 33 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance is non existent(in 20 reviews)

  • "Some stores you have nice pharmacist while some will literally drive you to a corner(in 20 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      James

      Jul 8, 2021 - Assistant Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work everyday

      Cons

      Time was very very scarce

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for with great opportunists

      Jul 30, 2021 - Supply Chain Assistant in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good opportunities - great training - good exposure

      Cons

      - Very high volume of workload for small salary

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Lovely place to work

      Jul 31, 2021 - Lead DevOps Engineer in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice company. Good tech. Able to advance within the company. Lots of opportunities. If you like Boots products lots of good sales and discounts. Lots of lovely people, who are very dedicated and motivated

      Cons

      Lots of structure changes. They looking to outsource many of the roles. Unlikely to be a long term role anymore/

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great networking opportunities, however, pharmacies are always short staffed

      Jul 27, 2021 - Community Pharmacist in Wigan, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Networking opportunities, excellent training provided during pre-reg year and after qualification

      Cons

      Too demanding, target oriented, sometimes putting patients at risk to achieve targets.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee

      It used to be a great company

      May 27, 2021 - Retail Sales Assistant in Taunton, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Free opticians check even if not a member of the opticians. Good rate of pay after being with company for a long time.

      Cons

      In house politics are bad, really bad, get on someone's bad side, good luck. Management not even trained properly. there are some good management but they don't stay long. Extremely short staffed. You will end up doing the work of 3 people on a good day, shoplifting is really strife at the moment, so unfortunately, there is allot of stress with the job.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great for early careers

      Jun 23, 2021 - Operations Assistant in Nottingham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working times. Great atmosphere with diverse and friendly staff. Opportunities to move roles. Good for early careers and finding out what area of business you want to work in.

      Cons

      Hard to get promotion in some areas of the company. Starting salary is poor.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Working as a pharmacy advisor in Boots London

      Jun 30, 2021 - Pharmacy Advisor in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A place to get good experience

      Cons

      Very busy store with crazy customers

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    8. 1.0
      Former Employee

      pound of flesh

      Jul 29, 2021 - Business Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      weekends off each given week

      Cons

      hierachy that could talk the talk but not walk the walk

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Not the same place

      Jul 19, 2021 - Customer Assistant in Stirling, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff discount, holiday entitlement, regular friendly customers

      Cons

      Lack of communication, management not visible on shop floor.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Flexible Working

      Jun 22, 2021 - Digital Specialist in Horsham, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Currently working from home allows more family time. More flexibility with the role I am currently doing

      Cons

      Not being able to travel around the country like we used to, due to COVID

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