Not going to divulge too much information, but I am a long tenured CVS manager in. High voume fs, high shrink fs, high volume rx, new health hub location. Shrink has been a major talking point since last year's inventory hit and spiked huge. I was never, and have not been put onto a performance management plan but was asked to follow increased AP directives to ensure proper understanding of the shrink. Here we are 10 months on and this week I was told "Its better to run a low volume store with smaller bonus potetial than a high volume store with the threat of being unemployed". I have filed an HR complaint. Thoughts?
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As other threads have mentioned, AP is in full culling mode. They don't care about operations, and literally would be perfectly fine promoting all of us to Customer tomorrow and having 10,000 drive through Pharmacies.
It sounds to me like after 10 months you're being given an out before AP drops the hammer for failing audits/not showing the improvement to their standards.
Take the parachute to a lower volume and work your way back up, or cut bait now. Either way, don't plan on being at that store much longer. They've made up thier mind.
If they are offering a lower volume store then why ?? If they wanted you gone they wouldn’t give you a store is this store far from you ? Is it a mess ? And what did you miss shrink by ?
Id say they're doing you a favor.
Sounds you are not good at your job otherwise you wouldnt be having this experience. If you were good, you would left at your store or asked to take on a bigger store. Time for some self reflection instead of deflection.
Literally everyone is hiring! Leave on your own terms before someone makes the decision for you. The stress is not worth it!
It seems like they've been pretty clear with you. Perfectly legal. Perfectly ethical.
There could be more meaning, between the lines... Things simply left unsaid, and all that.
Even if that's true I have doubts that HR will find anything wrong with what they've said.
I hope it doesn't take a more unpleasant turn, once management has to now sit down and discuss the whole situation again with HR.
I say "again" because this may have already been discussed with HR previously, and what they offered was the outcome of that discussion.
Polish up your resume and start looking for a new job. CVS is giving you a strong indication as to where your CVS career is headed,
I mean... they could just let you go. For any reason or no reason.
Seems like someone thought more of you than to do that.
Not sure what you believe the HR complaint might accomplish... but good luck.
Wow. Are in a union location? I know managers much of the time aren't in union, but if that happened in one of those locations if you are telling the truth that no documentation has been given thats a huge no no.
I'd reach out to your state's employment board as well.