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Walgreens Interview Questions

1. Why would you like a position at Walgreens?
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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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#3 of 22

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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I prioritized the assigned tasks from the order of most important to least important and by when the assigned task were due.
 

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#4 of 22

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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#5 of 22

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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#6 of 22

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 not help, and I would warn a manager.
 

Walgreens

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 merchan...

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#7 of 22

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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Showing my co-workers how to be better employess and provide the best customer service to anyone that walks in
 

Walgreens Pros

1. I get to learn and experience new things, and get to know new people. March 1st, 2012

2. Good place to start, I want to be independent namke my own money, I want to help parents out with bills, and I got to support my child March 28th, 2012

3. It is a team environment and Walgreens also have an outstanding career advancement program September 7th, 2012

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#8 of 22

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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#9 of 22

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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#10 of 22

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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Yes, I do rnjoy helping my fellow seniors and help them as much i can with any quetions they have i anwnser best i can if not i research it fot them.
 

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#11 of 22

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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#12 of 22

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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My previous employer would brag about me all the time since I was a really dedicated worker. I always was able to accomplish my goals, and it was clear I was always working very hard.
 

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#13 of 22

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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#14 of 22

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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#15 of 22

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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#16 of 22

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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#17 of 22

Name your three best qualities?

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carefull, organized, friendly
 
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Respect didecation energy.
 

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#18 of 22

Why should we not hire you?

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Im a hard working person, always on time, can provide great customer service and van speak spanish
 
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Probably because this is my first job and i dont have retail experience.
 

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#19 of 22

How well do you handle customer complaints?

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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.
 
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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.
 

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#20 of 22

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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#21 of 22

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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#22 of 22

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 already know how to perform most of the tasks assigned to shift leads. I work very hard to complete tasks and achieve goals.
 
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