Boots Employee Reviews about "staff discount"

Updated Dec 5, 2021

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Boots Senior Vice President and Managing Director Sebastian James
Sebastian James
977 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, more than 8 years

      Great

      Sep 19, 2020 - Healthcare Assistant in Wexford
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      Pros

      Great staff, good staff discount, lots of opportunities to learn

      Cons

      It’s retail so yeah that’s the only con

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Rating

      Oct 1, 2021 - Healthcare Assistant in Portlaoise
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Training location staff discount bonus

      Cons

      Shift pattern stress staff levels

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Overworked and underpaid

      Sep 29, 2021 - Customer Service Manager in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff, staff discount, lunch breaks

      Cons

      Hours shift work small canteen. Toilets need upgrade

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Pure Ignorant

      Sep 27, 2021 - Sales Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff Discount on vitamins and healthcare

      Cons

      The majority of the store management are pure Ignorant, it's as if Boots train their managers to be this way. It comes from the top down. The floor managers are ignorant, the store managers are ignorant, rude and unprofessional and the same for the area and regional managers. They make us wear The Green Ribbon for mental health week, but they certainly do not practice what they preach towards their staff. No compassion, no flexibility, no empathy.

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Micromanagement

      Aug 15, 2021 - Sales 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Busy- fast paced, Good variety of jobs, Small staff discount, Easy work, Nice staff, decent pay for retail

      Cons

      Micromanagement Poor work life balance Strict rules Completely understaffed and under resourced High staff turnover

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Fast Paced

      Apr 8, 2021 - (Christmas) Customer Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff were lovely Staff discount Nice atmosphere

      Cons

      Extremely fast paced around Christmas Boss could be very moody Treated like a child due to my age at times

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Ups and downs

      Oct 1, 2020 - Customer Assistant in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Company morale, Christmas bonus, staff discount, pay rise every 2 years, opportunity to learn and move up

      Cons

      Understaffed, not always paid for the job that you're doing

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great to work for

      Sep 11, 2020 - Sales Associate in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff discount, great training programmes

      Cons

      Management seemed to change on regular basis.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great environment

      Jul 30, 2020 - Pharmacy Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great staff discount. Interest about their employees and their work/life balance

      Cons

      Open on Sundays, which is not always necessary

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Pharmacy

      Nov 22, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Staff discount The other staff

      Cons

      Lacking in flexibility on hours

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