At the end of the traaining video you hit, "I Agree" and you have passed training! There you stand all day listening from another unsatisfied employee of "who to watch out for, " and "who is "cool" and "who is not." What is even worse is the fact that the person training you is usually the front cashier and they are "the face of Walgreens" to the outside world. A huge chunk of the money that Walgreens makes is made during those two months.Praise to the good ones out there (and there are some), but shame on those who are not so good. Therefore, they need the employees that they have hired to be there to do their jobs. Store managers and EXA's usually have to work 6 days a week during this time! Do you think you are the only person who wants Christmas off?We were told to watch our backs, make sure to document our employee purchases (we now are saving all our receipts etc.in case a question arises later) and told by management that Corporate was out to fire anyone who was further up the food chain so they would be able to institute that whole "rewire" program and cut the amount of unemployment or early retirement packages they had to offer. What used to be a company known for it's loyalty to it's employees and customers alike is now all about "what else can we do to make/save a buck?" I'm biding my time I have no desire to work here longterm.Needless to say this was very discriminitive and he ended up quitting the job. I ran into a lot of problems with the managment and employees there at my job site.For instance my children were in daycare and they got sick often. After a couple months of me staying at home and missing 1 day a month I was told that if my kids were sick again I better find someone to take care of them or they would terminate me.I was always real nice and never made any comments or told anyone till it got to the point were I could not take it anymore.It was not until other people started realizing what was going on and told the management of her behavior that they finally transfered her to another location but I am sure she is still doing this to someone else she decided to bully around.
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