Locum Tenens: Balancing Parenting and Travel

by pharmacy on November 7, 2018

locum tenens familyModern life is busy. There are so many demands on a working parent’s time that sometimes it seems as if there is no time to take a breath. Locum tenens pharmacists have an even harder time finding a balance between work and home. But like parents in other professions that require travel, it’s a matter of scheduling work around home and not the other way around. [click to continue…]

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How to Become a Part of the Team as a Temp Employee

by pharmacy on October 31, 2018

team member travel pharmacistTemporary pharmacy positions are a great way to get experience or enjoy a change of pace. For some who enjoy travel and constant change, temporary jobs are the perfect career choice. However, with all of the excitement that a new temp position brings, there is often that feeling of never becoming a real member of the team. Here are a few simple tips that can help you move smoothly into a temp position and earn yourself a real place on the team. [click to continue…]

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It’s Time to Chill: National Pharmacy Week

by pharmacy on October 22, 2018

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Let’s give it up for the pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who make life better every day. This week on our Facebook page, we’re rounding up the ways in which pharmacy pros chill in between their busy schedules of helping customers make more informed decisions when it comes to health and medicines.

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pharmacy robotsNot so long ago, the idea of robots taking over jobs was futuristic and far-fetched. Imagining a Jetsons-like world seemed like something only in cartoons and sci-fi movies. Recently, though, through robotic automation and artificial intelligence, that world in which robots serve us is starting to become more real. Some pharmacies are using robots to aid in the dispensing of medications. This innovative technology can have both positive and negative effects on the pharmacy industry as a whole. Here is a look at some of the pros and cons of pharmacy robots. [click to continue…]

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pharmacy resigningEveryone is going to need to resign a position at some time in their life. Whether you’ve been offered a great job with better pay and benefits, you’re branching out on your own, or you’re taking a step back to escape a toxic work environment, there are some things you should do before resigning your pharmacy position. Being thoughtful and considerate as you leave a job is vital to your future success, no matter your reason for leaving. [click to continue…]

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soft skills pharmacyWhen you think of successful people in the pharmaceutical industry, your mind typically goes first to those are knowledgeable and experienced in the business. However, if you look a little closer, most of those people who are industry leaders have skills beyond those that are unique to the position. Building soft skills can give you the edge you need to reach your full potential for success in the pharmacy. While there are many soft skills that are beneficial, here are some of the most important and useful for those behind the counter. [click to continue…]

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