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Updated Nov. 29, 2021

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3.6
65% Recommend to a Friend
63% Approve of CEO

Found 113 of over 5K reviews

3.6
65%
Recommend to a Friend
63%
Approve of CEO
Shoppers Drug Mart President Mike Motz (no image)
Mike Motz
1,178 Ratings
Pros
  • "One of the main benefit is the employee discount offered(in 220 reviews)

  • "Positive work environment, collaborative peers(in 195 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance is non existent(in 47 reviews)

  • "low pay hours time commute work(in 114 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      shoppers

      Nov. 14, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      great place for career growing and team building

      Cons

      low pay compared to other jobs

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Okay

      Nov. 29, 2021 - Shopper in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Survival job quick money long term

      Cons

      Low pay Overwhelming A lot of customers

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee

      good job

      Oct. 18, 2021 - Cosmetics Sales Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      flexible schedule and free stuff

      Cons

      low pay and entitled customers

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Average employer

      Oct. 19, 2021 - Pharmacist in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      30% store discount off regular price

      Cons

      low pay, unlikely to have raise depending on managers

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great experience!

      Oct. 18, 2021 - Pharmacy Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Learned a lot of new skills -New experience - Foot in the door for pharmacy/admin/ health care

      Cons

      -Over worked -Low pay and compensation -Management is inconsistent -Training styles lack -Poor culture -High turnover

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Unless you get a good associate its miserable

      Oct. 2, 2021 - Pharmacy Assistant in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great coworkers ,Good discount (30%), Hours are terrible

      Cons

      Low pay, Low raises, Difficult/demanding customers

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    8. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Under staffed

      Oct. 21, 2021 - Canada Post Clerk in New Westminster, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Close to my house so minimal travel time

      Cons

      Chronically understaffed and spread too thin, constantly dealing with angry hostile customers due to staffing issues. Low pay, and difficult to negotiate with management.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      Sep. 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      fun experience and great employees

      Cons

      nothing really i enjoy it just a low pay

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Shopper's review

      Sep. 15, 2021 - Pharmacy Assistant 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible schedule, employee discount, cool job.

      Cons

      Low pay, demanding store owners at some locations, risky work.

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great way to expand customer service skills and knowledge

      Aug. 30, 2021 - Cashier in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Coworkers, holiday pay, occasional free food for staff, gifts from manager/owner, flexible hours, interactions with regular customers

      Cons

      Low pay, the constant push for customer self-checkout usage, difficult customers, thieves, faulty POS and pin-pad machines

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