Boots, operates a chain of health products and beauty products retail stores in Britain and was initially established in the year 1849. The store has nearly two centuries worth of experience and reputation to help towards its success. Boots do not just deal with medicines, but also have health products and beauty products displayed with equal fervor in its aisles. There are more than 2,400 stores of the company operating all around the UK and more than 2,300 of them have pharmacies residing within. They also have international presence with outlets in Europe, Asia and Middle Eastern countries. This chain of pharmacies merged with the Alliance Unichem in the year 2006 which gave birth to the current parent company Alliance Boots. The first Boots store was opened by John Boot in Nottingham and it sold home remedies and herbal mixtures to those who were unable to spend on professional medical services. It was in the year 1884, when the store chain started employing certified pharmacists in its outlets. Between the years 1890 and 1914, Boots grew from a mere 10 to 550 stores across UK. Recently the parent company Alliance Boots has announced a partnership with the US drugstore chain leader Walgreen.
Minimum age to work at Boots is 18 years old.
Mon - Fri: 7:30am - 8:00pm
Sat: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: Closed. (Hours vary by locations.)
More than 2,400
Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Temporary
The company employs more than 50,000 people in its fold to manage the daily operations and the corporate responsibilities smoothly. The nationwide presence of these products ensures that there is easy access to all customers for any health or beauty product. In fact, a recent survey conducted by the company states that more than 90% of the population in UK are within ten minutes from a nearby Boots store. With so many stores functioning across the country and around the globe, with new partnerships blooming in USA, there are thousands of Boots jobs to explore. Some of the key positions that you can look to apply at entry level and at corporate level will include:
Customer Assistant, Sales Assistant, Assistant Manager, Pharmacy Dispenser, Healthcare Advisor, Pharmacist, Customer Service Assistant, Fragrance Consultant, Healthcare Assistant, Relief Pharmacist, Assistant Store Manager, Store Manager, Category Assistant, Trainee Dispensing Assistant, Warehouse Operative, Beauty Advisor, Pharmacy Technician, Beauty Consultant, Customer Advisor, Pharmacy Advisor, Area Manager, Regional Manager, Optometrist, Operations Assistant, Software Developer, Brand Manager, Assistant Brand Manager, Recruiter, Finance Manager, Finance Analyst and more.
The Sunday Times declared Boots to be one of the top 25 companies to work for in the year 2013. The company fosters a diverse and a compatible environment for all its employees. They do not just pay competitive wages but they also help with the professional growth of their employees.
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Most of the Boots jobs will require you to speak to customers and hence a friendly and outgoing personality is a must among the candidates. It would be of immense help to research about the company prior to the interview. Also, if you are applying to the pharmacy then you may need to have some basic product knowledge to get in. They always hire people who are friendly, honest and confident when speaking in the interview. The interview may also have behavioral questions to determine whether the candidate is well suited for the job. For certain jobs, you would be required to do assessments on the shop floor interacting with customers. Speak confidently, clearly and politely to gain the confidence of the hiring panel and to get into the company.