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walgreens and cvs empoyees' attire

Discussion in 'Pre-Pharmacy' started by Acid11, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. Acid11

    Acid11 I speak Chinglish 10+ Year Member

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    What do pharmacy technicians and/or pharmacy sales associates at walgreens and cvs pharmacies wear? This may be sort of a weird question but I want to know before working there. (Plain curiosity)
     
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  3. rx22

    rx22 Junior Member 2+ Year Member

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    I work at walgreens and usually wear black/grey/any other color pants with a sweater/top.. the top really doesnt matter coz u get to wear that white smock on top so most of its covered anyways
     
  4. piyi

    piyi 5+ Year Member

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    I work at CVS and wear black pants, gym shoes, and a fitted shirt (it's what I'm most comfortable in). I've seen other people wear scrubs, sweat pants, pajama pants, etc. It doens't matter what you wear at the store where I work.
     
  5. Jbuprepharm

    Jbuprepharm The Poopsmith 10+ Year Member

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    I work at CVS and we have to wear a shirt and tie and slacks (that is what is required for males). we also wear the white coat, so most of it is covered. Which is nice if you forget to iron ;)

    They're not super strict on it, as I've worn a CVS polo shirt from time to time, but the tie is technically required... so you just hope a big wig doesn't come in when you're wearing not a shirt and tie.

    I usually wear khakis and brown docs with it.
     
  6. BearsFan85

    BearsFan85 2+ Year Member

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    I work at a walgreen's and a shirt and tie is required. I usually wear tennis shoes too, just because you are on your feet for the entire 8 hour shift.
     
  7. RX student

    RX student NSU-WPB campus 2+ Year Member

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    I work at CVS. Females dress business casual (khaki pants or dress pants), but no scrubs or cargo pants. Males have to wear button up shirt and tie. We can wear tennis shoes. And ofcourse, we wear lab coats.
     
  8. droberge

    droberge Admission or Bust 2+ Year Member

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    Who cares... I worked for Walgreens. They both suck! :laugh:
     
  9. rx27563

    rx27563 Hopefully 08' 2+ Year Member

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    at CVS i usually wear khaki's with a dress shirt and tie..top that off with sneakers or my personal fav. hush puppies! :) and of course a lab jacket

    i would not like walgreens' attire very much..that little white vest is pretty gay IMHO.
     
  10. patmcd

    patmcd Senior Member Pharmacist 7+ Year Member

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    As an intern at walgreens you wear the pharmacist jacket, not the vest.
     
  11. shaun009

    shaun009 Member 5+ Year Member

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    That's awesome! Do you suggest working during your first year? Or should we get used to the program and work in the second year. I'm thinking of doing the latter.
     
  12. Jbuprepharm

    Jbuprepharm The Poopsmith 10+ Year Member

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    I can't speak for Pat, but I would recommend working right off the bat, because, at least here, the first year is actually easier than the 2nd, in terms of how much learning there is. I'm frightened by next fall's schedule, it's ridiculous
     

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