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Shoppers Drug Mart Reviews

Updated 17 January, 2018
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  • Work/life balance wasn't always the greatest (in 22 reviews)

  • Head office wasn't always in touch with what was going on at store level (in 49 reviews)

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  1. "great to work at"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Clerk in Laval, QC
    Former Employee - Clerk in Laval, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible hours, active work, good discount

    Cons

    working weekends is a bit of a drag


  2. "Changes in work environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Brampton, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Brampton, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities in the LCL family with many different projects and wide variety of operational units with different challenges

    Cons

    Very political, and each group is isolated, with less collaboration that I was used to in the Shoppers environment

    Advice to Management

    Continue to encourage collaboration, and examine if organizational structure promote and /or hinders collabloration


  3. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    can't think of any cons

    Advice to Management

    None


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  5. "Pharmacy Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    nice people, i like the layout of the pharmacy, has good electronic and phone apps to refill rx, i like the fact that they give times on all the medication. WILL train you from zero experience!

    Cons

    supper busy, like wow shoppers is popular


  6. "Merchandiser"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Professional, learning variety of jobs

    Cons

    No growth, hard to switch department


  7. "Good Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome manager, flexibility in sceduale, great coworkers

    Cons

    Lack of staff sometimes left no help available


  8. "merchandising"

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    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Airdrie, AB
    Former Employee - Merchandiser in Airdrie, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    friendly people, nice working enviorment,

    Cons

    not enough work to stay employed

    Advice to Management

    keep doing what your doing cause it works


  9. "Beauty advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Beauty Advisor in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - 30% discount
    - Freebies when you work in cosmetics
    - Brand training

    Cons

    - Very different from store to store


  10. "Good company for students"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time

    Pros

    supported me throughout high school and university

    Cons

    don't value short term employees


  11. "Great place for a student."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great benefits, staff are supportive, lots of room to advance

    Cons

    There were no real cons but the uniforms.


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