How to Find Your First Pharmacy Position ::

Looking for your first job? Not sure where to start? There are several different places where you can begin your job search, and you want to make use of all of them to give yourself the best chance of landing a job. Here are a few resources where you can get started. Healthcare staffing agencies… Read more »

The Importance of Work-Life Balance ::

These days, work-life balance is a topic that is hotter than ever as people put in longer hours, and technology keeps people tied to their workplaces no matter where they are. Recent surveys reveal that just about all professionals work more than 50 hours a week, while more than half work 65 or more hours… Read more »

3 Tips For Advancing Your Pharmacy Career ::

You have landed your first job as a pharmacy technician. You are no longer a student, but a pharmacy professional. It is time to begin planning for the future – thinking about what kind of career path you will take. Everyone wants to advance in their career. Here are a few ways to help you… Read more »

How to Make Sure the Interviewer Remembers You in a Good Way ::

If you want to stand out during a job interview, you need to show the hiring manager you can learn and improve, and also be able to give examples of your skills. Showing you can learn When an interviewer asks about your weaknesses, they are not interested in what actual flaws you have, but rather,… Read more »

When Employees Go on Vacation, Use Temporary Pharmacists ::

Summertime often presents personnel challenges for medical facilities. Staff members are taking vacations and time off. Kids are home from school, which is likely to cause issues for staff with child care. At the same time, the patient load is likely to increase because people are more active, leading to more injuries and health problems…. Read more »

Tips for Having a Great Pharmacy Resume ::

A resume is like an advertisement. You are selling yourself to an employer. You are trying to show the employer how you can add value to their organization; what you can do to contribute to their bottom line. Here are a few tips on creating an eye-catching resume. Research Before you begin writing, you need… Read more »

Ethical Issues With Non-compliant Patients ::

Every pharmacist at some time has to deal with patients who, for one reason or another, fail to adhere to their medication guidelines. There are different reasons for this. Patients may stop taking medication because they don’t like the side effects. They may not have all of the information they need in order to know… Read more »

7 Ways to Avoid Burnout as a Pharmacist ::

Burnout is something that many people face in their jobs. It is characterized by a feeling of being overwhelmed, of anxiety, of exhaustion. Your productivity and your attitude suffer as well. You can become moody and depressed. Is there anything you can do? Here are a few tips. Care for yourself. You need to maintain… Read more »

Do You Have a Customer Who Is Never Satisfied? Here’s What to Do. ::

If you are a retail pharmacist, sooner or later you will have to deal with a difficult customer. Customers can present problems in a variety of ways. For example, you may have to deal with someone who is angry, intimidating or demanding. Or a person may simply be impatient, unwilling to wait for anything. Or… Read more »

Advantages of Hiring Through a Pharmacy Recruitment Agency ::

When looking to fill a pharmacy position, many healthcare organizations take the traditional route of advertising for the job and using in-house resources to find applicants. But many places are increasingly turning to recruiting agencies to help fill pharmacy openings, and with good reason. There are many advantages to using a recruiting agency. Here are… Read more »