Candidates will begin as a Store Management Trainee completing basic operations and management skills training and learning about key aspects of the business and CVS/pharmacy culture. In addition Store Management Trainees will receive the necessary training to take operational control of the store and manage staff as either an Assistant Store Manager or Store Manager. This phase lasts approximately 12 weeks. Upon successful completion, individuals will move into a Shift Supervisor position or be eligible for promotion to an Assistant Store Manager position. Assistant Store Managers and Store Managers continue to participate in development and leadership training to prepare for potential field management or executive roles. Time in the position varies based on the individual. Most candidates will follow the above plan. Select candidates based on experience and market needs may be considered to begin at different points within the plan. All CVS/pharmacy training programs require certification testing as a requirement for successful completion.