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Pharmacy Career Tips

Your Guide to Pharmacy Tech Jobs in Illinois

by Tera.Tuten on July 1, 2019

Thinking about becoming a pharmacist or pharmacy tech in Illinois? There are plenty of opportunities and great places to live all over the state. Learn were to look and what you need to do to obtain your license as a pharmacist or pharmacy tech in Illinois. [click to continue…]

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Coping with Difficult Patients

by Tera.Tuten on April 24, 2019

The vast majority of your patients come in and out of the pharmacy without a lot of fanfare. They are pleasant, complaint, and grateful as they come in to fill their prescriptions or get advice about their medications. Even those who are a bit indifferent and passive are simple enough to deal with. Now and then however, someone comes through who is angry, upset, or even combative. That one challenging patient out of a hundred or more can create a large amount of stress and put a real damper on an otherwise great day. So, what do you do? Here are some tips for coping with difficult patients that can help you make the best out of a tough situation. [click to continue…]

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Pharmacy Job Search – Getting Started

by pharmacy on November 28, 2018

pharmacy job searchWhen you’re just starting out as a pharmacist, getting ready for your first job search can seem a daunting task. There is so much to think about as you move toward the beginning of your career. You want to get off on the right foot and make the best choices to gain experience, so you’ll want to prepare carefully. These tips can help you find and land a great job, right from the beginning of your first pharmacy job search. [click to continue…]

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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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Preparing for Your First Travel Pharmacy Job

by pharmacy on August 8, 2018

first travel pharmacy jobCongratulations! You’ve just landed your first job as a travel pharmacist! You’ve received your assignment in an exciting new location and you’re ready to pack your bags and hit the road. Right? Not so fast! Preparing for your first travel pharmacy job takes a little bit of work. You’ll want to be sure that you have everything in order before you head out on your first assignment. [click to continue…]

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