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  • Sometimes, things go wrong: The concept of unfair dismissal Subscription

    30 MAR 2002 0:00
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    With the best will in the world, sometimes things do not work out as hoped. In this article, John Muir discusses unfair dismissal and employment tribunals

  • Sainsbury's Subscription

    30 JUN 2004 10:08 By Huw Kidwell

    Sainsbury’s is one of the top five supermarkets in the UK — in fact on March 2009 figures it is the third largest — and has a buoyant pharmacy sector. There are 509 major stores and 276 convenience stores distributed right across the UK with 230 pharmacies in the 509 main stores.

  • How to write a successful CV Subscription

    1 JAN 2007

    From vacation placements, to the preregistration year and beyond, you will need to have a well organised, up-to-date CV. It is best to prepare your CV early, so that the information is readily available to apply for jobs in response to advertisements, or to apply “on spec” to companies about possible employment opportunities.

  • New book on preparing to apply for a preregistration training position Subscription

    15 JUN 2007 23:00

    A new book for pharmacy students preparing to apply for preregistration training positions is now available from the Pharmaceutical Press (the book publishing imprint of RPS Publishing,

  • Are you recruiting the best person for the job? Subscription

    1 JAN 2008 0:00


  • Interviewing skills — an art or a science? Subscription

    1 FEB 2008 0:00 By Ruth McGuire

    Once job candidates have been shortlisted, the best candidate needs to be determined, commonly by interview. Although this method has itsweaknesses, these can be minimised by careful planning.

  • Interview panel

    Winning the interview game Subscription

    21 AUG 2009 11:34 By Ruth McGuire

    The good news is that you have been short-listed and invited to attend an interview, and that is certainly cause for celebration. The bad news, however,is that for most people, interviews of any type are nerve wracking experiences. This article discusses key features of the interview process and suggests methods to help you shine at the job interview

  • How to master interview skills Subscription

    1 SEP 2009 By Ruth McGuire

    The interview is, perhaps, the most nerve-wracking aspect of the recruitment process, not just for the candidate but also for the interviewer. If an interview is conducted competently, it is a useful opportunity for a candidate to prove that he or she will be an asset to a prospective employer. It is, however, also an opportunity for employers to promote their organisation and therefore attract the best employees.

  • How to deal with abuse at work Subscription

    1 NOV 2009 By Ruth McGuire

    As a result of new government guidance, more people who have been violent or abusive towards National Health Service workers are being prosecuted by NHS trusts. In addition, in March 2003, a nationwide campaign was launched to raise awareness in doctors’ surgeries about the need for safety at work. Although pharmacies were not specifically highlighted in the campaign, the key message about safety in the workplace is still relevant. Pharmacy staff, like many other health sector workers, ...

  • Old Quebec (jf123/

    How to gain registration as a pharmacist in Canada Subscription

    20 DEC 2011 15:06
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    In our third and final article on pharmacy in Canada, Shane Goswami and Anne Noott tell you what you need to do in order to register as a pharmacist in Canada

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