Rexall Employee Reviews about "upper management"

Updated Dec 15, 2019

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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Poor opportunities for growth within the company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Front Associate in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rexall full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A chance to meet a varied population of customers and employees. The company gives back to the community, which is great. Benefits, if you can get them, are fairly decent.

    Cons

    Kicked out via the union agreement after 5 years of dedicated service when the company started to downsize. No job security, not even after 5 years. Offered a position in another city that was inaccessible to me, too far too practically commute, as commiseration --- kind of a huge "Eff you" from the upper management.

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  2. "Decent place for first full time job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Keyholder in Barrie, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rexall full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The hours are flexible and it was easy enough to get the hang of the job with retail experience.

    Cons

    No support from upper management Limited training The union rep was nearly impossible to get into contact with unless you harass them with calls


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Position working experience until the last couple of executives took control."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Operations in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rexall full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People in the stores who work themselves to the bone for the company and upper management.

    Cons

    Favouritism at higher level Intimidation at higher level Not enough hours at any level to get all the work done. Stressed, exhausted and overworked employees leaving no room for work life balance Positive culture should flow from the top

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  4. "Working at the Support Centre Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rexall full-time

    Pros

    - Lots of great people who work at the head office - fun activities for staff on occasion

    Cons

    - Not many opportunities to climb up - Upper management directions and requirements can be too much and messy

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  5. "Rx manager"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Rexall full-time

    Pros

    Pay scale higher than normal for some positions

    Cons

    Worse management esp upper management

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  6. "Good coworkers, bad hours"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Rexall part-time

    Pros

    -Great employee discount -Part of a union -Co-workers were good

    Cons

    -short hours and shifts -not a lot of career opportunity -upper management

  7. "Supervisor"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Sechelt, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rexall full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Online Rexall university allows for upgrading to supervisor or management

    Cons

    Lack of support by upper management

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Regional Director"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Rexall full-time

    Pros

    Fellow RDs, benefits, support staff

    Cons

    No work life balance. No respect or honesty from upper management

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  9. Helpful (7)

    "Store Manager"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Front Store Manager in Edmonton, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Rexall

    Pros

    None to think of.

    Cons

    Everything. Worst experience in a lifetime. No support for hours to run the business. Working minimum 60 hours in a week. Horrible upper management that run their stores like robots from computers and don't look at reality.

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  10. Helpful (3)

    "Bad Upper Level Management"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Assistant in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Rexall part-time

    Pros

    Local store staff are dedicated and hard working.

    Cons

    Upper management has no idea how to run a business. They don't understand opportunity cost and labor requirements.

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