Welcome! Start your Walgreens Mock Interview!
26 Interview Questions
393 Interview Answers
Question #1: Tell me about your cash handling experience?

Walgreens

Headquarters:

Website:

Careers:

Ticker:

Revenue:

Employees:

Twitter:

Founded:

72 Billion

180,000

@Walgreens

1901

Walgreen Co. (Walgreens) is engaged in retail drugstore business. As of August 31, 2009, the Company operated 7,496 locations in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. During the fiscal year ended August 30, 2009 (fiscal 2009), the Company opened or acquired 691 locations. Total locations do not include 337 convenient care clinics operated by Take Care Health Systems, Inc. within the Company’s drugstores. The Company’s drugstores are engaged in the retail sale of prescription and non-prescription drugs and general merchandise. General merchandise includes, among other things, household items, personal care, convenience foods, beauty care, photofinishing, candy, and sea...



Last Updated: February 8, 2014, 5:05 am

Top Walgreens Interview Questions

1.
Tell me about your cash handling experience?
Best Answer
I handle cash very carefully and properly and I always do a recount just to make sure that everything is there, so I would say it's very good.
+75%
 71%
+ / -
-62.5%
2.
How do you expect to make a difference at Walgreens?
Best Answer
I expect to make a diferrence by putting towards as much effort as possible to be the best worker that I can be. I want to make the environment better. I also want to make the team a real team.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
2.
Showing my co-workers how to be better employess and provide the best customer service to anyone that walks in
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
3.
Tell me about a time when you did not have enough time to complete all assigned tasks. How did you prioritize?
4.
What do you know about working in retail?
5.
Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond for customer service?
Best Answer
Every day at work I would go above and beyond for customer service. For example, if the pharmacy is not busy I would offer to assist and show patients OTC products by personally walking them to the location to find it. That way I am actually engaging with the customer and it builds a great relationship.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
2.
I helped a customer get towed well beyond her membership maximum mileage because she had the basic membership and was stranded more than 50 miles away from home. I spoke to the tow driver and advised him to tow her.
+80%
 75%
+ / -
-60%
6.
Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?
Best Answer
a team
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
2.
i enjoy working with others ,especially if each is aiming at bringing out the best for the good of the company,am glad to be a part of it.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
7.
Tell me about a time when it was better to be agreeable in a situation rather than continue the arguement.
Best Answer
I would think dealing with upset customers would be an example of that question. Arguing with the customer would just make the situation worse, but agreeing and understanding what the customer has to say would be the better thing to do.
+80%
 75%
+ / -
-60%
2.
Me and my sister were arguing about school related i think it was a project and we were arguing about how she should write but i said no because every one would make fun of me because its girl writing and we kept going back and forth til i said ok just do write.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
8.
If you find a problem going on with two different employees, what would you do?
Best Answer
I would confront both the employees and ask them if they would agree to have a sit down with me and the manager so we can talk out the issue and see exactly what the problem is and come up with a solution together on how the conflict can be resolved. Communication is key.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
2.
Mind my business.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
9.
How will you make a good retail worker?
Best Answer
I always like to finish my work on time and sometimes even earlier. I like to go above and beyond the expectations that you have fo me
+97%
 97%
+ / -
-95.5%
2.
Walgreens interview pharmacist.
+96.6%
 97%
+ / -
-94.9%
3.
With a good attitude positive energy by treating others with respect.
+71.4%
 67%
+ / -
-57.1%
4.
I will hand the task given to me the best way possible and be a good team player.
+52.2%
 52%
+ / -
-51.3%
10.
Name your three best qualities?
Best Answer
carefull, organized, friendly
+83.3%
 80%
+ / -
-66.7%
11.
Tell me about your experience in working in retail?
Best Answer
i have no work experience
+71.4%
 67%
+ / -
-57.1%
12.
How well do you handle customer complaints?
Best Answer
First off, I listen to every word they say, that shows them that they undivided attention and that I want to help them. I would then fix any problem within my power or give it to the person above me thats in charge.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
2.
I do what I can re assure the customer that I understand their complaint and do what I can to help the customer feel better while still following company and state guidelines. If it something out of my control and I will contact a higher authority to help resolve the issue.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
3.
I always try not to let a customer leave the store mad. I have always given solutions or suggestions and made them leave the store happy.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
4.
A customer complaint helps make companies better. I try to put myself in that persons shoes. Doing this helps to resolve the issues.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
5.
I think I handle them well. I use the LAST technique. I make sure to listen to what they are saying, apologize for any inconvenience we have caused them, find a solution, and thank them.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
13.
What are some of your weaknesses?
Best Answer
I tend to want everything done perfectly and on time, I put a lot of emphasis on always wanting things done right.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
2.
Well one of my weaknesses would be perfectionsism.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
3.
I don't know how to say no or I don't like turning people away
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
4.
Not such good at English as native speakers.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
5.
To much pressure on me.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
14.
What is your best personal trait?
Best Answer
am dedicated to what i do, or what has been assigned to me to do. i enjoy it when others feel satisfied after i served or listened to them.
+80%
 75%
+ / -
-60%
2.
I am outgoing and carasmatic
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
3.
Hardworking.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
4.
Hardworking.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
5.
Self-motivated, hardworking.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
15.
Why should we not hire you?
Best Answer
Im a hard working person, always on time, can provide great customer service and van speak spanish
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
16.
When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?
Best Answer
At a church event. Serving food.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
17.
Tell me about a time when you had to be a leader. How was the outcome?
Best Answer
I have several times in college taken the leadership role in group projects. I have the ability to lay out a plan and stay on track and keep focused to get the work done properly.
+100%
 100%
+ / -
-50%
18.
Why would you like a position at Walgreens?
Best Answer
I would, because I think it would be a great oppertunity for me and I would like to see myself as a manger here one day. I alwways wanted to work in a pharmacy
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
19.
How would you deal with an angry customer while you were busy completing tasks?
Best Answer
Stop what I am doing. Pay full attention to the customer. Remain calm and show sympathy.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
20.
What would you do if a coworker asked you to help you steal?
Best Answer
I would try and discourage him or her from the idea and if i feel he or she really is in need hence that terrible idea, i would find a way of helping him or her buy whatever it it or discussing it with the boss to see if he or she can have it on credit and pay in instalements. I won't encourage stealing in any sense of the word.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
21.
Describe a time when you had to sacrifice quality to complete a job?
Best Answer
I've never sacrificed quality to complete a job.
+75%
 67%
+ / -
-50%
22.
Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job?
Best Answer
I never disliked the rules.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
23.
How would your references describe you?
24.
Why do you feel you will be better suited for this job than the other applicants?
Best Answer
I am a well rounded, hardworking person. I get the job done, and put my all into it.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
25.
Have you ever helped someone else achieve their goal or helped to better themselves, if so, how?
Best Answer
I have helped fellow co-worker stay on task just by asking them if they need help. It helps the store stay effecient without putting myself ahead of my coworker
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%
2.
I think I have by just showing them that I'll be there every step of the way guiding them along if they need my help.
+66.7%
 50%
+ / -
-33.3%

Walgreens Reviews

May 6, 2014
Cons
When there is no enough staffs while the store is being very busy.
Job Duties
Working at picking up window, dropping of prescription ,filling prescription, satisfying the costumer need and calling doctors for clarification and suggestion .
Was this Review Helpful? Yes / No
May 28, 2014
Preparation
Interacting with the customers helped my communication skills.
Was this Review Helpful? Yes / No
Jun 19, 2014
Job Duties
Customer service, helping finding products, selling.
Was this Review Helpful? Yes / No
Jun 19, 2014
Why you left
Because I would like to cont to grow with the company. Right now in the pharmacy I feel like I am unable to move up in the company.
Job Duties
Over see 9 other employees, make the schedule, giving tasks to other employees and making sure they followed through with them. I also preped the pharmacy for inventory time. Worked alot with ordering items and also sending back over stock. I did alot of training for new hires as well.
Preparation
I was a sr pharmacy tech for 5 year. I was able to learn how to manage more then just one team memeber. Being a sr tech as also helped me learn how to manage inventory.
Was this Review Helpful? Yes / No
Top