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Interviews and CVs

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  • A candidate during an interview talks with the interviewees

    Seven of the hardest pharmacy interview questions and how to answer them

    Some questions asked in job interviews can be a challenge, even for an experienced pharmacist. What are prospective employers hoping to find out from the trickiest questions and how should you tackle them?

  • Job interview

    Preparing for a pre-registration interview in a hospital

    Pre-registration trainee Matt McArdle recently secured a role at St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London. Here, he shares advice for others trying to secure their pre-registration roles.

  • Whether a seasoned interviewer or your first time in the seat, trying to find the right candidates for openings in your business, particularly specialist roles, can be challenging. Whittling down applicants requires an element of skill

    How to conduct an effective pharmacy job interview Subscription

    If you think going to a job interview is tough, try being the interviewer. It takes more than knowing what questions to ask to identify the right person for the job, finds Sasa Jankovic.

  • Aside from checking for typos and being truthful about your qualifications, it is very important to tailor your CV to the specifics of the vacancy you are applying for

    How to enhance a pharmacy CV Subscription

    Aside from checking for typos and being truthful about your qualifications, what can pharmacists do to ensure that their CV stands out from the competition? Sasa Jankovic looks at the skills and information to include.

  • Writing a good covering letter for a pharmacy job can help you stand out from other applicants

    How to write a successful pharmacy cover letter Subscription

    Writing a cover letter that helps you stand out from other applicants can be challenging. Pharmacy career consultant Amy Zydzienowski, from Vertica Career Consultants, explains how it is done.

  • The quality of a pharmacist's resume alone can be the difference between outright rejection and securing an interview

    How to write a successful pharmacy CV Subscription

    Pharmacy recruitment specialist from Your World Healthcare Sean Brown shares the secrets to compiling a CV that will give you the best chance of getting an interview and securing a job.

  • Social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter can help you secure a job by improving your curriculum vitae (CV) online

    Boost your chances of securing a job by enhancing your online CV Subscription

    Perhaps you’ve set up a LinkedIn account and have no idea what to use it for. Maybe you have a Twitter profile and only use it to tweet photographs of your dinner. This article explains how you can use social media to your professional advantage — increasing your chances of being spotted by an employer and getting a job offer.

  • Interview

    Facing the hospital preregistration interview

    Helen Caley was interviewed for her hospital preregistration placement this time last year. Here, she shares her tips and advice.

  • Preregistration interview at hospital

    How to prepare for your hospital preregistration interview Subscription

    Well done — you have secured a preregistration interview in a hospital. How are you going to make that all-important first impression and secure a job offer? Gill Shelton and colleagues offer an insight into the interview process and the characteristics that the recruiter will be looking for.

  • Career future, road, concept

    The world is your oyster: what are your career options after you register? Subscription

    Talitha Orlandi and Kathryn Davison provide some ideas on what career options you can pursue once you have registered as a pharmacist. They also give some tips on how you can stand out from the crowd in front of employers

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