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Interviews at Walgreens

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Walgreens.
Interview experience
Based on 5,140 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 5,108 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 4,797 interviews
About a day or two

Interview process at Walgreens

Overview 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 4.

Interview process length
About a day or two
44%
About a week
32%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
6%
More than one month
3%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
77%
Drug test
74%
Background check
65%
Phone call/screening
29%
Problem solving exercises
29%
Least reported steps
Presentation
3%
Take-home/sample work
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Walgreens

  • Horrible, the pharmacy manger that interviewed me told me clearly, I don’t like you but I need my kids to have days off, her Kids meaning her other employees whom She liked, with me she always gave m…
    Shared on August 9, 2020
  • Difficult in some areas
    Shared on March 7, 2019
  • Honestly ... Very conversational how an interview should be. The questions asked were straight forward like ''Why do You want to be a Pharm Tech '' ''What do you expect from this job'' ''How do you ha…
    Shared on February 21, 2019

Interview questions at Walgreens

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Tell me about your most difficult customer.
    Tell me why you would be a good fit for this role.

    Tell me why you want this position.

    Where did you hear about this role?

    How many years of customer servic…
    Shared on April 6, 2020
  • Work ethic
    Shared on March 2, 2018 - Shipping / Full case picker - Mount Vernon, IL
  • My background in employment and retail. My customer service experience.
    Shared on February 10, 2018 - Team Leader - Coral Springs, FL

Interview tips at Walgreens

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)70%
  • Formal (business suit)14%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)8%
  • They didn’t have a dress code6%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)2%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Walgreens

  • If possible don’t go there, this company doesn’t care for their employees unless you love drama, harassment and being treated like you don’t matter.
    Shared on August 8, 2020
  • Be honest, humble, and interested. Just as with any other interview, you should know what the company is about, what is expected for the position you are applying for, and you should show interest. As…
    Shared on May 2, 2020
  • If you dont have a GED or High School Diploma. Dont go. They wont go further with the interview.
    Shared on September 20, 2019

The first interview at Walgreens

How candidates got an interview
  • Other online job site21%
  • Walk-In18%
  • Employee referral15%
  • Through Indeed14%
  • Other12%

How candidates received their first interview at Walgreens

  • I walked in to the store, asked how I could apply. The manager took my to a kiosk they had in the back, where I electronically filled out an application and took a quick assessment. I called a couple …
    Shared on May 2, 2020
  • Apply online, and you’ll get a call within 3 days if they’re interested. If you’d like call the manager, and they’d possibly talk to you about your application status.
    Shared on September 17, 2019
  • Applied to the store online and submitted my resume after 2 days called the store and I was asked to come in for an interview
    Shared on May 31, 2019