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Shoppers Drug Mart Reviews

Updated 25 May, 2018
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Mike Motz
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  • Head office pushes towards med reviews that sometimes are not fair to charge government (in 53 reviews)

  • Work/life balance wasn't always the greatest (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Staff Pharmacist Salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Pharmacy 1st- great opportunities for clinical retial pharmacy practice

    Cons

    Work culture dependent on associate


  2. Helpful (1)

    "ok experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    good management and location is good too

    Cons

    long hours and not enough pay

  3. "Student Pharmacist"

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    Former Employee - Student in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Student in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It was a good and positive learning environment

    Cons

    Very busy and a lot of work


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Ok starting job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Nice people, great customer service.

    Cons

    No Benefits beside discount, A lot of customers that steal, The customer that is caught stealing usually throws the product at you.


  5. "Overnight Stocker"

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    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Overnight Stocker in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    30% discount, Care about employees

    Cons

    Working overnight takes its toll on your health

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  6. "Front store supervisor"

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

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    It entirely depends on your store and the people you work with, for the most part, the daily tasks are easy as long as you manage your time properly. You gain management skills and customer service experience.

    Cons

    You are responsible for finishing all the tasks that are assigned to you and your team.


  7. "great environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart full-time

    Pros

    supportive team and efficient efforts.

    Cons

    nothing major everything is generally good in my opinion

    Advice to Management

    invest in more team activities

  8. "Cosmetician"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    An employee will get a 30% discount.

    Cons

    There is nothing to complain about.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Totally depends on which store"

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

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Some managers are great
    Some positions are decently paid
    Opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    If you get a bad manager, your time will be terrible
    Most positions at minimum wage

    Advice to Management

    Ensure consistency across franchises


  10. "Nice for students"

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

    I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

    Pros

    Coworkers were nice, job was easy

    Cons

    Bad hours for students closed late


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