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Updated 7 Dec 2022

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Found 5,639 of over 6K reviews
3.6
60% Recommend to a Friend
Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
63% Approve of CEO

Found 5,640 of over 6K reviews

3.6
60%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
Approve of CEO
Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
1,051 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay good management nice colleagues(in 456 reviews)

  • "i would say staff discount for sure(in 287 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours sometimes with very short breaks(in 210 reviews)

  • "Struggled to get a work/life balance(in 49 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Customer service

      24 Oct 2022 - Sales Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The team I managed in the sakes department were very customer service based I made sure we brought out the highest quality of excitement customer service in all aspects of the role I and they had

      Cons

      There are no cons in the job

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great job

      3 Dec 2022 - Waitress 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Friendly understanding staff, great place to work

      Cons

      Roster changes without notice which can get annoying

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to work

      1 Dec 2022 - Pro Shop Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very Good benefits from companies

      Cons

      The pay isn’t very good

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Fair place to work

      23 Nov 2022 - Customer Assistant in Cork
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      rest training and opportunities to move up in the shop

      Cons

      sometimes stressful working in the pharmacy with medications etc

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      22 Nov 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good environment , great team

      Cons

      Sometimes short staffed and nothing done about it

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Boots chrismas customer assistant

      22 Nov 2022 - Christmas Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay and staff discount

      Cons

      Old staff are mean and rude to temporary and new staff, and blamed for the things you dont even do. you are more involved into operation and stock work, no training provided.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Not the worst

      13 Nov 2022 - Dispenser 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Salary is ok Lovely team in my store Can buy an extra week’s holiday

      Cons

      Always short staffed - leavers aren’t replaced Constant pressure to meet targets Outdated computer systems and equipment You will have to work public holidays and Sundays

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work

      19 Oct 2022 - Retail Sales Associate in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nice work nice people to work with

      Cons

      Night shift seasonal work for Christmas

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Horrible work environment

      29 Oct 2022 - Dispenser in Limerick, Limerick
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      22.5% discount on boots and boots affiliated brands.

      Cons

      Favouritism. If you’re not one managements favourites you can be guaranteed the worst hours, to work every holiday, and constantly be berated with calls/texts when you’re off.

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place to work

      6 Oct 2022 - Customer Advisor in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great staff, encouraging managment to help you achieve your goals

      Cons

      Short staffed at the minute

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    Boots has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 6,257 reviews left anonymously by employees. 60% of employees would recommend working at Boots to a friend and 45% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Boots employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Boots. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    60% of Boots employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Boots 3.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.3 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.