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Walgreens Boots Alliance Reviews

Updated 13 Feb 2020

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2.9
40%
Recommend to a Friend
28%
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Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Chairman Stefano Pessina
Stefano Pessina
126 Ratings
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  • "They wanted to perform tasks that were not for a pharmacist(in 16 reviews)

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

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  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. "The Good and The Bad but more Good than Bad!"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The people that I work with is the reason I want to go to work each day. Surrounded by good colleagues makes work more exciting and enjoyable. The pay is good, just above minimum. Wage.

    Cons

    The Retail policies placed in my opinion should be adhered to but sometimes we get asked to bend it slightly for customers satisfaction. My question is why place policies in the first place if we get asked to break it anyway?

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-13
  3. "Good place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Assistant 

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time

    Pros

    Nice people friendly environment

    Cons

    Pay could be higher

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-13
  4. "Best on the high street"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Kendal, England

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

    Pros

    They care about staff and customers equally

    Cons

    The high street is currently struggling all over

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-12
  5. "Tough environment to work in"

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    Current Employee - Relief Pharmacist in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Job stability Staff discounts Opportunity for experience

    Cons

    Unsociable working hours Poor staffing levels No protection from bad customers

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-09
  6. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Boots Customer Assistant 

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time

    Pros

    Staff discount , extra hours available

    Cons

    Short staffed, rude demanding customers

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-08
  7. "Overall a decent place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great in house management training

    Cons

    Poor pay, well below industry standard

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-09
  8. "Fun place to work"

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    Current Employee - Customer Care Advisor 

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time

    Pros

    Staff are friendly and get along with everyone Rewards

    Cons

    Short notice for being asked to work overtime and sudden changes in the shifts

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-07
  9. "Decent job"

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    Current Employee - Customer Assistant in Sheffield, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    often good management - but if the manager is bad it's not a good place to work good pay and holiday

    Cons

    employee discount could be a bit better (12.5% off non-boots products, 22.5% off boots own products)

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-06
  10. "Management"

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    Former Employee - No7 Advisor in York, England

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

    Pros

    Management usually good, however pick and choose when they want to be nice

    Cons

    Long hours Not the best discount

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-03

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