Have You Received Multiple Job Offers? Here’s How to Choose ::

It is a problem we all would like to have – dealing with multiple job offers. If you are fortunate enough to receive job offers from more than one employer, how do you decide which one to take? Here are some tips. Consider what you value most Is it money, location, flexibility, a compatible work… Read more »

3 Nontraditional Skills to Help You Advance Your Pharmacy Career ::

Pharmacy graduates have a firm foundation in medicine and pharmacology. These are the technical skills required. But these are not the only skills pharmacists need to effectively perform their job. There are other skills related to working with people and within an organization that are necessary. Here are a few other skills that will help… Read more »

What Not to Include on Your Resume ::

Most advice about writing a resume centers around what you should do. However, there are things to avoid when putting together a resume. Here are some. Large blocks of print Hiring managers spend a short time looking at individual resumes – often as little as 30 seconds – so you don’t have a lot of… Read more »

The Benefits of Mentoring in Pharmacy ::

Mentoring has become more popular in the business world today. Mentoring describes a relationship between a senior member of a profession, someone usually in a leadership role, and someone who is relatively new to the profession. The experienced person offers guidance and advice to the junior person, helping them with their professional development and avoiding… Read more »

How to Talk About Your Current Employer in an Interview ::

If you are engaged in a job search, one of the questions you might encounter during an interview would be about your relationship with your current employer and what your opinion of your current employer is. As you might imagine, the interviewer really is not interested in the company, but rather in how you respond… Read more »

The Top Five Skills Needed to be a Successful Pharmacy Manager ::

Being a good manager of any business requires both knowledge and skills, technical skills as well as soft skills. Technical skills relate to the core business itself, in this case pharmacy. These kinds of skills revolve around facts and figures and objective information. Soft skills, on the other hand, are the qualities that enable someone… Read more »

Why a Strong Employer-Employee Relationship Matters ::

It’s not too hard to figure out that having a good relationship with your employees is important for two main reasons – it leads to better performance and productivity, and it helps the company retain its employees. In the business world, a strong employer-employee relationship is generally referred to as employee engagement. When employees are… Read more »

Four Tips to Help New Pharmacy Managers Succeed ::

Becoming a manager for the first time is always a daunting situation. It requires mastering an entirely new set of skills. You may be a whiz at all of the technical knowledge required of a pharmacist, but a leadership role demands a different skill set. Here are a few tips to get off to a… Read more »

Seven Ways to Make a Great Impression on Your First Day at Work ::

It’s your first day at a new job. You are naturally a little nervous. Everything is new. You are learning new processes and procedures and meeting new people. You want to make a good impression. Here are a few tips on how to do that: Do a little preparation and ask questions To begin with,… Read more »

Stand Out with Specialized Certification ::

In the past, having the PharmD degree was a real mark of distinction. But now, since all pharmacy students need to earn a PharmD to graduate, the degree is no longer something that distinguishes someone from all the other pharmacists. As a result, some pharmacists are looking for other ways to stand out in the… Read more »