Shoppers Drug Mart Reviews

Updated Jan 15, 2021

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3.7
70%
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Shoppers Drug Mart President Mike Motz (no image)
Mike Motz
550 Ratings
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  • "Head office changes made working there difficult(in 77 reviews)

  • "Seniority means little if anything; minimum wage job unless you're on the management track; inconsistent hours; not enough shifts(in 70 reviews)

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  1. "Job Review"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Esthetician in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment for the staff.

    Cons

    Not enough hours for the staff.

  2. "Awesome job"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Part Time Courier in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    A lot of work flexibility in terms of day to day appointments

    Cons

    Not easy to take long periods of time off for vacation or otherwise


  3. "Shoppers"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Merchandiser in Kelowna, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great discount and hours are always available

    Cons

    Retail work is never the best.

  4. "It's a good company to work with"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technicians in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Sometimes hours are less. So cant make enough money

    Cons

    Very good management and system

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  5. "Great entry level job"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Merchandiser 

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work environment, reasonable break times, lots of experience use of machinery (not much physical labour)

    Cons

    A bit more versatility would be nice

  6. "Good workplace"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in North York, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great career development and friendly work environment Coworkers make it fun to come into work

    Cons

    Work life balance, as sometimes long hours

  7. "Overall positive and good team with smart people"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time

    Pros

    Great people, Very Smart people

    Cons

    not technical enough. Need more access to tools and training

  8. COVID-19

    "A good start for entry level retail management experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Vaughan, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    -Flexible -not difficult to learn new things - a good team makes work very easy

    Cons

    -pay is not competitive especially during a pandemic -bad associate owners/upper management can really affect your employment experience

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  9. "Supervisor"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Front Store Supervisor, Cashier, Merchandiser in East Kelowna, BC

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relaxed environment Good staff members

    Cons

    Limited opportunity to make good $

  10. "Is okay"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Merchandiser 

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Can’t really think of any other than the fact that if you need a job to work there

    Cons

    It is an okay job for part time work

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