Thread regarding CVS layoffs

Leadership

There is a leader in position that is destroying the team around them. They don’t have a lot of experience or understand any process. WAS lucky enough to have them in store once. Hope by next visit they are moved out or up. Originally from WAG they know nothing about CVS but somehow landed the role they did. Basically just spoke about what they did at WAG and provided zero benefit. Does not know how to talk to people, makes you and team feel like garbage sometimes uncomfortable and is not engaging at all. You can see other people around them know this but no one is doing anything. I didn’t feel like I got anything from them. Had previous visits and felt good about a plan or got something out of it. This person just had my head spinning and wondering what company I worked for and had to talk my team up after they walked out. Like my direct leader but feel bad they have to deal with that. Makes me NOT want to promote if that’s the leadership they are looking for.

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Even Target side has some c-appy upper management. Listened to an RD talk more about WAG and they seemed to know nothing about Cvs. I’m sure they love their input and knowledge base!

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Post ID: @ishy+12ZUG5dQ

The dLs are ok mostly in ALa , only couple are jerks, the DLs admit they couldn’t and wouldn’t run a store or work as a pharmacist in the current climate. 3 of them have even said they are not happy.
And 5 of the 9 haven’t got a clue . They admit it .

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Post ID: @6lfm+12ZUG5dQ

Denver leadership is the same....no one knows what they are doing and they have chased out any Store Managers that were good, DM and TSM just try to cover their own a**

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Post ID: @5vvb+12ZUG5dQ

Same sh–ty leadership problem in Charleston and Myrtle Brach Sc . Entire region a Fing drain on company profits

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Post ID: @5jor+12ZUG5dQ

The culture at CVS needs changing. The leadership is the problem. They appreciate nothing except when it sounds good to their boss.

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Post ID: @5pbb+12ZUG5dQ

Sounds like a division one hire. Brings nothing from WAG but “holistic views” and engagement nightmares. Keep up the great screening process.

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Post ID: @4rqq+12ZUG5dQ

The guy in Washington fits the description

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Post ID: @2pmj+12ZUG5dQ

Agreed on these comments. I know someone with a proven track record at CVS of leadership...true leadership...that got results and they wanted to promote but got passed over while Pharmacy managers were being promoted with no proven leadership results. Several senior leaders seem to have lost their ability to assess talent.

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Post ID: @2tsi+12ZUG5dQ

Leadership in Columbia Sc is a pure joke . Good old kiss a$$ promotion process

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Post ID: @1jmh+12ZUG5dQ

I actually had two Pharmacist DLs ( who never managed an actual store) try to tell me how to do truck as well hahaha....I looked at them and Laughed

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Post ID: @1zgq+12ZUG5dQ

Typical story. Some know it all comes from outside and is handed a upper management position they are not qualified for. That person tells you how good they thought they were at their last job but really they just needed to go somewhere else because they were failing before. Meanwhile there are probably people are already with CVS who could do a better job but won't get the chance because CVS is run by the buddy system.

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Post ID: @1xcv+12ZUG5dQ

My dl is a complete jerk. She is a pharmacist who knows nothing about the front store but acts like she knows it all. Tried to tell me the right way to unload totes when she hasn't unloaded a truck in her life. Condescending is a requirement for dl.

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Post ID: @1cej+12ZUG5dQ

Unfortunately there are alot of higher-ups at cvs that are not very nice people. I feel like mean and overbearing is a job requirement in order to be a DL or above at cvs.

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