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Organization is full of silos

Senior Director (Current Employee) Deerfield, IL (US)

ProsStrong financial footing, despite ESI setbacks
Pharmacist-centric organization - their value is understood and opportunities for career growth are available; not of other healthcare practitioners
Diversified healthcare services - lacking cohesive integration

ConsMyopic senior management - focusing on script fills as the only meaningful means of revenue
Antiquated systems - especially computer/IT that holds the company back.
Resting on their laurels of success 1-2 decades ago - times are changing and they say they are able to change but no one does so.

Advice to Senior ManagementBring in new leadership from the outside - too many like-minded individuals who only know the Walgreens way.

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    I have held many positions therefore makes it difficult to describe.

    Beauty Advisor (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Walgreens

    Pros: Regular customers, close to home, mgt balances my schedule with… Cons: Sometimes mgt expects too much of a person at once.… Advice to Senior Management: Some managers have too many pets and those people often… More

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    Company slogan lately is do more (work) with less (help).

    Pharmacist (Current Employee) Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at Walgreens

    Pros: -Walgreens is continuously trying to stay ahead of the curve with new services to try to improve slimming profit margins from just dispensing Rx's. It… Cons: The problem is that even with the increased services that we provide as pharmacists, there is not enough hours allowed in our budget to support… Advice to Senior Management: I understand you wanted to cut labor hours due to the events that transpired on Jan 1st with ESI, but don't punish the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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