Boots Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2022

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3.5
60%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
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Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
891 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)

  • "Nothing is negative about Boots(in 204 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      good

      Jun 23, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall good working experience there

      Cons

      none that I can recall right now

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Jun 29, 2022 - Retail Sales Associate 
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      Pros

      Pay is good good stay

      Cons

      Monthly pay is a bit harder to keep

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Overview

      Jun 17, 2022 - Customer Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible contract with flexible hours, opportunities to learn different workplace skills, particularly in small stores

      Cons

      Outdated stores with poor IT equipment, boring repetitive tasks which makes the day go slowly

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Not bad

      Jun 13, 2022 - Customer Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of opportunity to move up in the company if you wanted to. Pay was always on time. Colleagues were lovely.

      Cons

      Management could be quite rude. Tills often left to the same person.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Excellent Employer

      Jun 11, 2022 - Pharmacy Dispenser in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility with hours Staff discount Caring manager

      Cons

      Turnaround of pharmacists can be difficult when you have to adapt each day to a new pharmacist and their way of running the pharmacy

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice place to work part time and temporarily, interesting management dynamics

      Jun 15, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Newbridge
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Discounts and access to new products

      Cons

      Repetitive work, too many managers giving conflicting orders

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good job

      Jun 15, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      Good job with team work and friends

      Cons

      Not a big discount, management is always changing

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good job but management needs work

      May 31, 2022 - Customer Assistant in Cork
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      Pros

      Discount, staff, reliable, nice to work for

      Cons

      Management do not communicate very well

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Nice

      Jun 14, 2022 - Retail Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people nice place to work

      Cons

      Low pay and canteen was small

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent training

      May 26, 2022 - Pharmacy Assistant in Cork
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent training Friendly colleagues Nice perks ( discounts and sample cosmetics )

      Cons

      Pay can be low to start with Hours can be unsociable Parking was an issue

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    Boots has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 5,617 reviews left anonymously by employees. 60% of employees would recommend working at Boots to a friend and 43% 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 3.2 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Boots. This rating has been stable over the past 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.

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