Posts Tagged
Pharmacist

  • Why I ALWAYS Attend the New England Pharmacists Convention

    here are a few things on my calendar every year that I never want to miss:  Christmas, my birthday and The New England Pharmacists Convention.  Once a year in late September, pharmacists from all over New England gather together at one of the premier regional pharmacy events in the country.  This year the...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • “How Can I Become a Better Pharmacist in the Future?”

    recently received a very nice email from a pharmacy student who found my blog online.  It is always encouraging to get emails from readers, particularly when they ask a good question.  I asked her if I could use her question as a blog post.  She graciously agreed. Here is her question to me (with minor...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Become Your Own MTM Pharmacist – With MTMCare Special Offer!

    othing gives me more pleasure than to introduce my fellow pharmacists to some of the most cutting edge developments in our profession.  And maybe nothing is more important, relevant and timely than the developments surrounding Medication Therapy Management (MTM) being introduced by Randee Bowder and her...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Are You Wearing the Wrong Size….JOB?

    Have you ever tried walking around in a pair of shoes that don’t fit right?  Ouch.  Some pharmacists I have met appear to be doing  that with their careers.  They’re in the wrong size job.  Allow me to explain. adsenseyu2 Job dissatisfaction may arise from many sources.  For example, you...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Pharmacy Tales: Tips for the Floating Pharmacist

    In the retail pharmacy world, a “floating” pharmacist is one who typically doesn’t have their own regular store to work in every day.  They cover multiple pharmacies, depending on the day of the week, filling in here and there according to the whim and pleasure of whomever controls their...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Introducing Alex Barker & Pharmacy School HQ!

      Choosing a career, and investing in the education necessary to obtain it, is one of the biggest decisions we make.  Having great support and advice is critical.  But for those interested in pursuing a career in pharmacy, where do you turn to get good advice and guidance as you prepare to make one of...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Introducing Pharmacist Mary Sue McAslan

    When I first stumbled across Dr. Mary Sue McAslan’s website I knew she was someone I wanted to talk to.  She is a pharmacist, an author, she’s interested in social media and a passionate advocate for patient safety.  She is also an expert in optimizing efficiency, an area that I find...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Lessons on Love Potions from O. Henry

    One of my literary heroes has always been O. Henry (1862 – 1910), a pharmacist and prolific author of hundreds of poems and short stories.  His real name was William Sydney Porter, and he is probably best known for his surprise-ending story, The Gift of the Magi.  His commodious vocabulary often...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • Why Independent Pharmacists Need a Buy-Sell Agreement

    Pharmacy owners typically pour themselves, heart and soul, into the success and growth of their business.  It’s hard work that often involves long hours and great sacrifice.  But they love their patients and are willing to endure all this to bring to their communities an array of services designed to...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • The 7 Best Pharmacy Job Search Engines Online

    I have written pretty extensively on the current pharmacy job market and the topic of pharmacy career development.  I have also talked with many pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who are in the thick of the job hunt and struggling to find their next opportunity. adsenseyu2 For many, the job search often...

    Author : Jason Poquette