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Information and helpful tips for Boots jobs on this page. Boots UK Limited, as the company is know today, is regarded as the UK's leading pharmacy chain, the business has been in operation since 1849. The retail concept today is in some respects the same traditional niche that Boots has always occupied, that of the high street chemist. This link for more Kent jobs.
Boots are experts in the sale of; pharmaceuticals, health care and beauty as well as a number of other lines like photography. The present company has formed when Alliance UniChem and Boots merged in 2006. The parent company is in fact Alliance Boots. It was announced last year that Walgreens (a US drugstore group) was going to purchase a significant stake in Alliance Boots. In the UK today Boots have 110,000 employees meeting the needs of their clients through 3,075 retail stores, almost all of which has a pharmacy.
At Yourcounty we have been publishing recruitment guides for over ten years and in that time we've discovered that research is a key factor in making a successful application at every level. If you want a Boots job, visit your nearest store, take a good look at the website before you start your application. You'll get a feel for the place and be in a better position when you complete the application and hopefully attend the interview.
A quick word about completing online or paper application forms - if you want a job treat them seriously, the employer will!
In 2006, Boots Group PLC and Alliance UniChem plc merged to create Alliance Boots- Europe's leading pharmacy-led health and beauty group. To search and apply for a job right now visit the main Boots Recruitment website, details through our retail recruitment portal. If you want a local in-store vacancy we recommend you visit your local store and take a look around before you apply.
The Opticians business is well placed in The Sunday Times Best 25 Big Companies to Work For list. In 2011 Boots UK was placed 19th. Boots are the UK's leading health & beauty retailer and are one of the best known stores in the country. They employ 57,000 staff, own world famous brands and sell their products in over 130 countries. They have approximately 2,500 stores in the UK and Irish Republic where they serve around 8 million customers every week. Boots develop and sell own-brand health and beauty products, a number of which are leaders in their respective markets.
If you can't find a store local to your home, you might be interested to know that you can also:
Recruitment can be divided into several core areas:
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