Walgreens was founded in 1901, and with over 8,000 stores nationwide, they are the largest drug retailing chain in the United States. With expansions taking place even in tough economic, Walgreens is surely becoming a key player in the retail industry, against top competitors such as Target & CVS. Known for their employment opportunities that cater to the disabled population, Walgreens promotes a better work place environment and invests in its employees and customers with constant improvements to the stores.
As with most retail chains, interviewing at Walgreens is a fairly straightforward process. You can expect to have one or two interviews before an offer. Additionally, there is a potential drug test and background check. Questions regarding working with others, handling conflict & dealing with customer issues can be expected. Regular retail issues are certainly going to come up, so previous retail experience is a plus.