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Shoppers Drug Mart Reviews

Updated 17 Jul 2019

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Found 1889 reviews

3.6
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68%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
Mike Motz
370 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Hours are determined by "head office(in 65 reviews)

  • "sometimes not many shifts given if you are working part time(in 52 reviews)

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  1. "Great job on the side!"

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    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Friendly team - Decent pay - Good bosses

    Cons

    - Not a whole lot to do although I am someone who likes constant work

    Shoppers Drug Mart2019-03-11
  2. "beauty expert"

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

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    discounts, makeup, part time work, social job, make commission

    Cons

    always standing, sales oriented for targets

    Advice to Management

    hire only if they have a makeup certificate

    Shoppers Drug Mart2017-10-27
  3. "Typical retail job"

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    Current Employee - Afsm in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy work Well paid 30% Discount off all regular priced product

    Cons

    Lack of communication between management team and associate Expectations and roles vary by store Not a lot of growth potential

    Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-17
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Shoppers Drug Mart"

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      Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

      Pros

      Experiencing new fields of medicine

      Cons

      . . . . .

      Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-08
    • "Good place to work"

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      Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Halifax, NS
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Lots of product Fun to meet people you are working on Commission Sales incentives

      Cons

      Crappy hours Boutique management picks their favourites

      Advice to Management

      When your employees do a good job, reward them- as promised

      Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-11
    • "Great Place to Work"

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      Current Employee - Pharmacist 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Supportive environment to get work done effectively

      Cons

      Busy and you have to multitask

      Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-08
    • "Decent Job"

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      Former Employee - Photolab Technician 

      I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Employee discount was pretty nice

      Cons

      Kinda boring like any other minimum wage job

      Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-09
    • "Loved it."

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      Former Employee - Merchandiser in Cambridge, ON
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Family, caring and respectful. Trained and able to move up

      Cons

      I really don’t have anything bad to say

      Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-05
    • "$$ isn't worth it"

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      Former Employee - Supervisor 

      I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

      Pros

      fast paced environment helps the time go by

      Cons

      no more for advancement

      Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-16
    • "Low Wages and overworking."

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      Current Employee - Front Store Supervisor 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Adequate Health insurance and employee rebate

      Cons

      Exploitative of employees time and effort. Chronic under staffing issues that cause workers to invest more time and effort than other businesses.

      Shoppers Drug Mart2019-07-15
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