Great associates, great management, but company doesn't seem to care about employees.
Cashier/Customer Service (Current Employee) – Suwanee, GA 30024 – March 22, 2016
I usually worked the night shift, so I'd clock in from 3-10pm. A list of daily tasks are laid out, such as: Planograms (reworking of items on the shelves), out of dates (dairy, lotions, food, infant aisle), checking books/magazines in, working out overstock, price changes, scanning out damages/product withdrawals. That'd be a pretty busy day, but most of the time, the tasks are distributed between the morning and night shifts. I have to manage the front, which includes: Ringing customers up (check out), show customers to items, and look after the photo department (the duties were merged over time).
I learned a good amount of social skills, and learned how good it feels to do things not for yourself, but for others. The CVS crew is like family.
The store managers never pressure any employee to complete all of the tasks, even though, the pressure is always on them (through the district manager and the manager above the district manager). They want to get to know every employee, and we all have a tight bond.
My co-workers are driven, and they want to go places in life. CVS is just a way to make money on the side. They are weird bunch, and all have strong personalities.
The hardest part of the job is how stressful the multi-tasking between customers, especially rude customers, and the tasks listed above can be. I only make about 2% raises and CVS not a company that promotes the benefits of going up in the company, so I find it hard to stay motivated sometimes.
The most enjoyable part of the job is simply the employees. They're all great!
I can handle most situations on my own without supervision.
Going up in the company doesn't seem to be worth it.