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Walgreens used to care more about their employees

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - SFL  in  Portland, OR (US)
Current Employee - SFL in Portland, OR (US)

I have been working at Walgreens full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Good benefits. My boss really does care about my well being. I am told how much I am appreciated.

Cons

pay. Hard to get someone fired from Walgreens unless they steal or fail a drug test.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Pay your employees better. Base it on loyalty to the company ( how long someone has worked for you), their experience, and job performance. Stop giving yourselves enormous raises and bonuses when the workers who make the company what it is do not get bonuses at all and work holidays for you. A 2.5% raise is not competative in todays market especially for those of us who have worked 9 years for you.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1.  

    Growing, positive company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Photo Specialist  in  Tualatin, OR (US)
    Current Employee - Photo Specialist in Tualatin, OR (US)

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

    Pros

    Walgreens has a good environment whether you like a fast-paced work experience or a workplace with a slower, more steady appeal. It has something for everyone and offers motivated individuals the potential for growth and advancement.

    Cons

    As stated previously, those who enjoy fast-paced work environments or a slower, more relaxed workplace will at times be faced with the opposite.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to and engage employees about ideas they have. Listen to good ideas or offer corrective information about why a particular process or policy is in place.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Don't Waste Your Life Here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Clerk  in  Aberdeen, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Service Clerk in Aberdeen, MD (US)

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

    Pros

    I don't believe there are pros to working at Walgreens, only one that I could think of is we get Promotional money for selling some items. But honestly, that's only for candies and or really expensive makeup and the money amount is never over $5 per item.

    Cons

    EVERYTHING. They will slave you out for no apparent reason, tell you to do work, and take credit for it. They'll make sure they get more than enough work out of you for that 7.50/ hour. Oh, and they make sure you SELL, SELL, SELL! tf?

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop having favorites it's breaking up people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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