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Tag : Pre-reg 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

    15 AUG 2016 16:59 By Emma Page

    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

    6 JUL 2015 By Matthew McArdle
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    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

    15 JUN 2015 14:31 By Saša Jankovic

    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

    27 APR 2015 14:07 By Saša Jankovic
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    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

    26 JAN 2015 17:22 By Amy Zydzienowski
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    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

    5 JAN 2015 11:30 By Sean Brown

    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

    19 NOV 2014 16:51 By Emma Page

    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

    9 SEP 2014 By Helen Caley

    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

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    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

    7 MAR 2014 14:40 By Talitha Orlandi, Kathryn Davison

    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

  • My experiences of pre-registration interviews

    19 OCT 2012

    As a current 4th year pharmacy student with a pre-registration place secured I would like to share my experiences with fellow pharmacy students.

  • How is your CV?

    1 OCT 2012

    Having just started my third year as an MPharm student, I nowhave to start considering where to apply for a Pre-reg place. This time seems

  • Pre-reg interviews: Who are you?

    11 SEP 2012

    My first blog (see Awaiting Exam Results ) was all about the Kubler-Ross model, or better known as the Five Stages of Grief. It explained how an individual goes through a five step phase regarding a certain situation. I feel that this is certainly applicable to the next 24 hours, as I have an interview for a pre-reg in a London Hospital tomorrow. At the moment, I am in stage 3 (Bargaining) and I really want to skip stage 4 (Depression) ...

  • Pre-Reg Interview Tips

    23 MAY 2012 By Sara Valente

    Pre-Registration applications are well underway and many students are waiting for offers of interviews from hospitals, community and industry. The interview may be the most vital part of the application as it will ultimately decide whether a person receives a placement or not.

  • My Pre-registration Interview Tips

    6 FEB 2012

    This post was originally written in December. I left it for editing and since then my life has been taken over by OSCE’s, revision and exams! I never though 4th year would be this intense… I hope this post is useful to the current third years and anybody else with an interview coming up. 

  • Preparing for Hospital Pre-Registration Interviews

    10 OCT 2011 By Ayla Atalar

    Somehow, I had managedto complete my third year of university and I found myself face to face with myfuture, or rather my interviewers who would determine my future. I did not knowhow time had so quickly flown by, did not know how I managed to get hospitalinterviews and did not know what to expect.

  • Hospital Pre-reg Interviews

    21 SEP 2011

    Literally not more than 3 hours ago as I write this, I’ve just had my hospital pre-registration interview. It was shorter than I imagined only about 20mins! 

  • 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. ...

  • Interview panel

    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

  • Interview panel

    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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