Rite Aid
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Interviews at Rite Aid

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Rite Aid.

Interview experience

Based on 2,043 interviews
Favorable

Interview difficulty

Based on 2,026 interviews
Easy

Interview process length

Based on 1,928 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Rite Aid

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
42%
About a week
33%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
7%
More than one month
4%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
80%
Drug test
74%
Background check
68%
Phone call/screening
33%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Least reported steps
Presentation
4%
Take-home/sample work
2%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Rite Aid

  • Do I have to go physically to the store to ask if they're hiring, because I've been trying to submit applications online but they seemed not reaching my applications
    Shared on November 15, 2020
  • Was fairly extensive.
    Shared on January 25, 2019 - Associate - San Diego, CA
  • It was very professional.
    Shared on July 2, 2018 - MULTISTORE UNIT ASSET PROTECTION AGENT - North Carolina
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Interview questions at Rite Aid

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • What work experience do you have? What was the least-liked part about your last job? Favorite?
    Shared on March 19, 2018 - Totes Stacker/Maintenance Support - Spartanburg, SC
  • Work without close supervision? able to be on your feet for more than 8 hours a day?
    Shared on March 19, 2018 - Totes Stacker/Maintenance Support - Spartanburg, SC
  • Can you bend and lift 50lbs? Are you fast paced
    Shared on March 2, 2018 - Stocker - Spartanburg, SC

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Interview tips at Rite Aid

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)65%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)14%
  • Formal (business suit)11%
  • They didn’t have a dress code8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Rite Aid

  • For Health & Wellness#1 Customer CareValuable leading drug store of America
    Shared on March 20, 2021
  • Ask what your responsibilities are.if you stay over do you get paid.ask about breaks .Your job discription is the most important. HAVEa written copy if you can get it.
    Shared on July 7, 2019
  • Don't do it. It's a horrible company to work for. They do not value their associates at all
    Shared on May 15, 2019

The first interview at Rite Aid

How candidates got an interview
  • Walk-In26%
  • Employee referral17%
  • Paper application17%
  • Through Indeed15%
  • Other8%

How candidates received their first interview at Rite Aid

  • Applied on-line, posted my resume, and received a phone call.
    Shared on March 25, 2019 - Asset Protection District Leader - NJ
  • Applied for online ad.
    Shared on February 27, 2019 - General Manager, Operations - United States
  • Through Indeed.
    Shared on July 2, 2018 - MULTISTORE UNIT ASSET PROTECTION AGENT - North Carolina

What candidates say about the interview preparation at Rite Aid

  • Bring resume and licenses to interview. Be prepared to take a urine drug screen.
    Shared on August 18, 2021 - Pharmacy Technician - Salem, OR
  • Take a shower, wear basic clean clothes, emphasize customer service
    Shared on December 7, 2020 - Pharmacy Technician - Sacramento, CA

How long does it take to get an interview after you apply at Rite Aid?

  • 2 weeks or more
    Shared on May 12, 2022 - Pharmacy Technician - Buffalo, NY
  • About a week
    Shared on May 11, 2022 - Shift Supervisor - Vancouver, WA
  • 2-3 weeks
    Shared on May 4, 2022 - Supervisor - Unknown

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