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Tag : Pre-reg interviews and CVs

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  • The preregistration interview Subscription

    1 JAN 2007

    Competition for preregistration trainee positions is currently at itspeak. This is due mainly to an increase in the number of pharmacy graduatesand a stagnation in the number of posts available for preregistrationtrainees. So it is paramount to have a competitive edge to single one’sself out from the rest of the crowd.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The pre-registration interview Subscription

    9 FEB 2008 0:00

    Gone are the days when securing a preregistration placement was a relatively trivial affair. Pharmacy has now acquired the competitive graduate atmosphere characteristic of other professions. Securing a preregistration placement is a stressful and decisive period for pharmacy students, more so now

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    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.

  • Revamp your CV and interview skills to land your next job Subscription

    1 JAN 2010 By Ailsa Colquhoun

    Funding cuts are threatening many NHS jobs, so now is the time to think about ways to give yourself an edge during the recruitment process — an engaging CV and solid interview skills are vital

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    Do not give rehearsed answers if you want to do well at a hospital preregistration interview

    13 AUG 2010 11:00

    A common mistake that candidates make at hospital preregistration interviews is giving a rehearsed answer without listening to the question and not actually answering the question that was asked, the authors of a Tomorrow’s Pharmacist article suggest.

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    How to ensure you do well at a hospital preregistration placement interview Subscription

    13 AUG 2010 15:11

    Congratulations, you have got an interview for hospital preregistration training. Now, you just need to make a good impression at the interview. Helen Middleton, Helen Badham and Janet Whittam show you how to prepare for your interview and enable you to show a potential employer you are the right person for the job

  • My First Hospital Placement Interview...

    3 MAY 2011

    A couple of weeks ago I received the most unsuspected call…that’s right, I was offered an interview for a hospital placement! They mentioned that it would be a ‘normal’ interview and that it would be in 2 weeks! So naturally the first thing I did was search google for forums discussing hospital summer placement interviews, in an attempt to find out more about the experiences of others. I bought out the book that I had ordered online – The Pre-registration Interview by Nadia Bukhari. ...

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