Pharmacy Manager 

(Female, Age 29) from Houston, TX

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Pharmacy Manager
Salary $120,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 42
Company Size (not answered)
Location Houston, TX
Years Experience 5 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
Income Rating 0 / 10
Interest Rating 0 / 10
Work-Life Rating 0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating 0 / 10

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
National grocery chain with stocks that trade on the NYSE.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Supervise Pharmacists and technicians. Accurately fill medication. Monitor inventory, control stock, and prescriptions.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks paid vacation, 401k, medical, dental insurance, pension

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes- no for the most part I like the daily interaction

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 4
Hours: 2
Co-Workers: 5
Supervisors: 7
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 3

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8am wake up- get ready for work
8am to 9am arrive at work
9am to 10am fill prescriptions
10am to 11am fill prescriptions
11am to 12pm fill prescriptions
12pm to 1pm fill prescriptions
1pm to 2pm fill prescriptions
2pm to 3pm fill prescriptions
3pm to 4pm fill prescriptions
4pm to 5pm fill prescriptions
5pm to 6pm fill prescriptions
6pm to 7pm fill prescriptions
7pm to 8pm fill prescriptions
8pm to 9pm fill prescriptions; run reports for the day- close up shop
9pm to 10pm head home
10pm to 11pm put the baby to bed and go to bed
11pm to 12am

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?

What was the application process?
submitted resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes- 1 interview with a recruiter

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
why I did not want to work clinically.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes- internship for 1 year

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
somewhat- more clinical

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
you need to go to school for 6 years- get a doctorate degree and then pass the boards

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
a great memory and some people skills

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
don’t sweat the small stuff and you will make mistakes.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, good company to work for

What are your current career goals?
retirement at 45

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?

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