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1. Why would you like a position at Walgreens?
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Walgreens Interview Questions
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Tell me about a time when you had to be a leader. How was the outcome?
 
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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.
 
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I have been the leader in group settings and have divided up the work between the members and set goals and deadlines for when things are due.
 
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Tell me about a time when you did not have enough time to complete all assigned tasks. How did you prioritize?
 
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I learned how i could work faster yet still be productive.
 
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There were times when one person was scheduled to work and would get a rush of customers that we were unable to complete some tasks, when this happened, I knew that what was most important was to get authorizations for the next mornings appointments, and call customers who had paid extra to express their orders. Other tasks and clients who were quoted a 2 week delivery time could wait until the following day.
 
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Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond for customer service?
 
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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.
 
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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.
 
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How would you deal with an angry customer while you were busy completing tasks?
 
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Stop what I am doing. Pay full attention to the customer. Remain calm and show sympathy.
 
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Customer comes first.
 
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What would you do if a coworker asked you to help steal?
 
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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.
 
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I would let my coworker know that is unacceptable and I would notify my supervisor.
 
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How do you expect to make a difference at Walgreens?
 
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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.
 
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With my great customer service, my integrity and my skillset.
 
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Describe a time when you disliked company rules in your last job?
 
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I never disliked the rules.
 
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This is my 1st job.
 
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What do you know about working in retail?
 
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I have no experience based on my job status but iam up for the challenge and give everything i have.
 
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I havent had any previous job experience.
 
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Do you enjoy working with seniors.
 
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Yes i do,because i love helping people and i also like learning from others and i feel no one knows more then a matured person.
 
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Why would you want to work at walgreens?
 
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Have you ever helped someone else achieve their goal or helped to better themselves, if so, how?
 
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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
 
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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.
 
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How would your references describe you?
 
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Dedicated, hard working, dependable, friendly, willing to go above and beyond.
 
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They would describe me as a friendly, hard working, and a professional.
 
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Do you prefer working in a team environment or alone?
 
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I prefer working in a team environment. As the old saying goes, there is no I in team.
 
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a team
 
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Tell me about your experience in working in retail?
 
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i have no work experience
 
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I was a cashier at walmart ringing up items and assisting customers.
 
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Tell me about your cash handling experience?
 
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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.
 
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I worked retail for over 20 years.
 
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What is your best personal trait?
 
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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.
 
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I am outgoing and carasmatic
 
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Name your three best qualities?
 
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carefull, organized, friendly
 
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Patience, quick learner, team player.
 
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Why should we not hire you?
 
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You shouldn't not hire me.
 
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Probably because this is my first job and i dont have retail experience.
 
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How well do you handle customer complaints?
 
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I stay calm, and find out what the problem is and then apologize for what has occurred if error on our part or I apologize for the customer having such a bad experience. Then I resolve the problem.
 
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A customer complaint helps make companies better. I try to put myself in that persons shoes. Doing this helps to resolve the issues.
 
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When was the last time you contributed to a team effort and what was your role?
 
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At a church event. Serving food.
 
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It was in my past employeement. I was part of a team that had a quota for the month we had to get people in our business so I cam up with a plan that we were going to go to a local dental offices to explain to them about our products and promotions we have in store more then 20 percent of the customer we didnt have we gain for our business so oue team did finish strong and sucided our quota for the month.
 
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What are some of your weaknesses?
 
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I tend to want everything done perfectly and on time, I put a lot of emphasis on always wanting things done right.
 
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Well one of my weaknesses would be perfectionsism.
 
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Why do you feel you will be better suited for this job than the other applicants?
 
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I am a well rounded, hardworking person. I get the job done, and put my all into it.
 
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I will work hard to the best of my ability to succeed great customer service.
 
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