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CVS Health Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2019

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CVS Health CEO Larry J. Merlo
Larry J. Merlo
5441 Ratings
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  • "Sometimes at the pharmacy it is understaffed(in 1086 reviews)

  • "No opportunities to move up into the company unless you are a pharmacist or store manager(in 634 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at CVS Health full-time

    Pros

    Excellent staff and great team relations

    Cons

    After hours pharmacy has late working hours

    CVS Health2018-07-26
  2. "CVS"

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      Former Employee - Cashier 

      I worked at CVS Health full-time

      Pros

      Established company, several locations, opportunity to be promoted

      Cons

      Usually uderstaffed, disconnected management tiers

      CVS Health2019-06-14
    • "Data Analyst"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at CVS Health

        Pros

        It’s off the highway and employees are knowledgeable

        Cons

        Quarterly based work cycle can lead to a roller caster work life balance

        Advice to Management

        Nothing

        CVS Health2019-03-18
      • "Terrible Company"

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        Former Employee - Pharmacy Technician 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at CVS Health full-time for more than 3 years

        Pros

        Accommodating manager, schedule, easy work

        Cons

        Pay, workplace environment, lack of help

        Advice to Management

        Pay your workers more. Stop being cheap

        CVS Health2019-02-27
      • "Recruiter"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at CVS Health

        Pros

        Good culture, good team work

        Cons

        Management structure could be better

        CVS Health2018-08-27
      • "ok"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I have been working at CVS Health

        Pros

        customers are pretty great always

        Cons

        many including communication and managers

        Advice to Management

        leverage skills of team

        CVS Health2017-05-30
      • "data analyst"

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        Current Employee - Shift Supervisor 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at CVS Health

        Pros

        good vibe nice people nice teamwork

        Cons

        too competitive too intense too much workload

        Advice to Management

        they are doing a good job

        CVS Health2017-02-22
      • "Digital Director"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at CVS Health for more than a year

        Pros

        - innovative with a keen focus on the next 5 years -great at articulating a vision, strategy and a roadmap to execute against

        Cons

        -still run as an old white club, need to bring the culture to the 21st century -let go of pre prep meetings and the constant need for 1000s of decks

        Advice to Management

        Become more nimble and empower your employee

        CVS Health2016-03-06
      • "Pharmacy technician"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at CVS Health

        Pros

        Understanding managers, good schedules, good pay

        Cons

        Unprofessional people in HR, training difficulties, website never works

        CVS Health2015-04-25
      • Helpful (730)

        "15 year manager"

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        Former Employee - Store Manager in Orlando, FL
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at CVS Health

        Pros

        I learned a lot working there as far as how to run a business as well as how to develop a team. I had one of the most successful teams in the company ranking as the top store year over year in two separate markets, one in the Northeast one in the Southeast. I was a paragon winner with the company as well. My most recent DM was very supportive. I genuinely thank them for the opportunity and the knowledge that I acquired...

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        Cons

        Work hours were excessive. To be successful hours worked were borderline slavery. While I willingly worked them to be successful, the week you didn't you were immediately behind. Vacations were almost non existent due to constant visitors from corporate stopping in to do reviews. Holiday weeks were paid 4 days regular 1 holiday and you worked all 5. The facade of the stores looking great when these people stop by versus...

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        Advice to Management

        Revisit business structure. Employ cost cutting at a higher level, not at a store level otherwise you will compromise the business. If DMs are losing company vehicles so should RMs. Loss Prevention should be completely eliminated due to the fact they are ineffective and non-impactful; they are a voice with no power. I challenge corporate figures to walk into stores unannounced to anyone to really see what happens in...

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        CVS Health2014-12-13
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