Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Tip of the Week: All About How to Wisely Use Leadership and Power at Work ::

Many people like the idea of having power. But they see power as an end itself, not as a means to a more worthwhile or widely benevolent end. Others, who realize the corrupting influence that power can have, are more guarded toward it, realizing how easily it can be abused. But to be an effective… Read more »

How to Prevent Error by Safely Administering Vaccines ::

Because mistakes can occur when administering Covid-19 vaccines, it is important that pharmacies develop processes and procedures for safe use of the medication. Causes for error range from inadequate training and confusion stemming from different makers of the vaccine to products that are not interchangeable. Other factors that lead to error and make the process… Read more »

Is Your Work Environment The Right Place For You? ::

Company culture – the workplace environment – is a key determinant of your success on the job. Is it supportive and congenial, or the opposite? Do people at the pharmacy work in a collaborative way, or is there a lack of communication? Work environments that are stressful, frustrating or unfriendly are often described as toxic…. Read more »

Tips To Help Pharmacists Maintain Health And Wellness ::

Being a pharmacist is a demanding job. You often have to work long hours and may even miss breaks. With such hectic schedules, it can be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle and eat as well as you should. Here are a few tips to help. Do some planning Don’t wait until the last minute… Read more »

Five Examples Of How A Job Transition Can Strengthen Your Pharmacy Career ::

People move around to different jobs now much more often than in the past. In fact, if someone stays in a job for too long, employers may consider the person lacking in ambition or drive. People make a move because a new position will help them further their career. In pharmacy as well, making a… Read more »

Top Five Pharmacy Podcasts for Pharmacists ::

Podcasts have become enormously popular. According to research, about one-third of the people in the country listen to them on a regular basis. There are numerous podcasts for pharmacy professionals as well. Here are a few popular ones. ReTell Pharmacy Podcast In this podcast, Dr. Mitch Lee talks about all aspects of running a retail… Read more »

How Pharmacists Can Recognize And Prevent Burnout ::

Burnout has been defined as a condition caused by stress that is not well managed. The condition is characterized by a lack of energy or exhaustion, the lack of motivation for work, or negative feelings about the job. Burnout can make a person dissatisfied with their job and less committed to it, as well as… Read more »

Four Tips To Help Boost Medication Adherence ::

Medication adherence has become a major issue for people who are taking prescription drugs. Many don’t take their medications as prescribed. It’s a very frustrating situation for healthcare professionals in attempting to treat these patients. Around the world, people with chronic conditions take their medication only half as often as they need to. There are… Read more »

Importance of Continuing Education For Pharmacy Techs ::

Most people see pharmacy techs simply as an assistant to pharmacists. They indeed assist pharmacists, but there is more to the job. Pharmacy technicians need to have a basic knowledge and skill set as well. They need to have some basic training in pharmacology, pharmacy regulations, anatomy, and physiology. Pharmacy techs need to know how… Read more »

These 5 Tips Will Help You Make It Through A 12-Hour Pharmacy Shift ::

Being a pharmacist can be a demanding job, especially when the pharmacist is required to put in long hours. Here are a few tips on how to get through a long shift. Getting the right nutrition Just like a marathon runner gets ready for a big race by eating more carbohydrates, get ready for a… Read more »