Walgreens Boots Alliance Reviews

Updated 29 May 2020

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3.1
46%
Recommend to a Friend
32%
Approve of CEO
Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Chairman Stefano Pessina
Stefano Pessina
136 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff discount , extra hours available(in 27 reviews)

  • "good pay, good discount on products(in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • "Some stores you have nice pharmacist while some will literally drive you to a corner(in 17 reviews)

  • "No equal opportunities /work life balance(in 10 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Support Pharmacist in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good rota Staff training Holiday entitlement

    Cons

    In store staff politics Was not allowed to move location

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-01-04
  2. "Spain"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    International company, with a lot of opportunities.

    Cons

    Impersonal treatment to some employees.

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-03-18
  3. "Boots"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Limerick, Limerick
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance part-time

    Pros

    good pay, good discount on products.

    Cons

    negative environment, monthly pay difficult for students

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-02-21
  4. "Customer Assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time

    Pros

    Lovely staff, good benefits for the work you do

    Cons

    Not enough training given to staff to provide a good enough service

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2020-01-16
  5. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time

    Pros

    Really good working hours here

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2019-10-24
  6. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Category Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very good benefits, reasonably generous bonus system, good training. Huge head office is very easy to work in and lots of really good facilities.

    Cons

    Nothing really, I very much enjoyed working there. Progression in some aspects of the business is poor.

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2019-09-28
  7. "Fair but expect to work hard"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time

    Pros

    Fair, well structured, hard work is recognised

    Cons

    Hours can be long at busy times

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2019-08-15
  8. "Ops"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You get benefits like discount card

    Cons

    No equal opportunities /work life balance

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2019-06-27
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Dodgy Corporate Culture"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pharmacist in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good Salary Not much else Discount Good secure city centre location

    Cons

    Contradictions between written and verbal communications. Pressure to hit sometimes arbitrary targets bordering on bullying.

    Walgreens Boots Alliance2019-05-22
  10. "Manager"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Walgreens Boots Alliance full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    No pros at all even their discount is cheap students get the same

    Cons

    Terrible place to work in no staff & negative area manager with unrealistic demands

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    Walgreens Boots Alliance2019-04-25
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