It would appear that the anxiety commonly attributed to the challenge of finding pharmacists to accept management positions due to the rigors of the job may be somewhat misplaced. In fact, most in pharmacy management are very satisfied with their jobs and with their employees, but in turn worry that their staff are not as satisfied with their own positions as they could be.
Given the universal displeasure that the recruiting process engenders, maintaining low turnover clearly provides value. Filling open pharmacist positions takes considerable time and few pharmacy directors rate their recruitment methods as excellent. The majority prefer to hire new staff through personal recommendations, although in-house HR departments and contract recruiters have also proved successful for some organizations.
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