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Job Opening at PharMEDium

PharMEDium is a state of the art admixture compounding center in Memphis, TN with rapid historical growth in the hospital pharmacy service business. We are currently seeking Pharmacy Technicians: 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a Certified Pharmacy Tech certified by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) and registered with the Tennessee State Board of Pharmacy

Must have High School Diploma or High School Equivalency

Must be able to successfully pass a Drug Screen, Criminal Background, Education Verification and Reference check

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be able to lift 35lbs

Must be able to stand for long periods of time 

We offer a comprehensive career path and an attractive compensation package including: 401K with Company Match, Medical, Dental and Life Insurance and Generous paid time off

Various Shifts Available  

Interested candidates meeting qualification/requirements please e-mail an updated resume to: DIngram@PharMEDium.com 

To learn more about us, please visit our website at: www.PharMEDium.com

Open Date : 03/01/12 

Close Date: Open Till Filled

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Science Careers

If you are looking for work in the scientific community, you will definitely want to check out the Science Careers site from the journal Science.  In addition to offering great articles and information about different scientific fields, you can find postings for biotech, pharmaceutical, faculty, and postdoc jobs around the country.

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Do You Twitter?

If you do, here are the top 10 job tweeters to follow, according to CareerBuilder.com.

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Best & Worst Job Markets

A handy chart showing the number of unemployed persons as compared with the number of job postings for the 50 largest metropolitan areas.  From Indeed.com.

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Seven Great Questions to ASK at a Job Interview

Lots of people practice answering questions before an interview, but it’s good to prepare a few questions to ask as well.  This article gives examples of 7 good questions to ask at your next interview.

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How to Write a Resume That Will Land an Interview

Dumb Little Man has some great advice on writing a better resume.   Don’t skip the link for the resume action words, either!

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The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government

Every two years, the Partnership for Public Service and the Institute for the Study of Public Policy Implementation at American University (say that three times fast!) produce rankings of federal agencies based upon employee satisfaction.  The 2009 rankings were just released, and here are the top 5:

  1. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. Government Accountability Office
  3. NASA
  4. Intelligence Community
  5. Department of State

Check out the link above for more!

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Top 10 Cities for New Grads

Are you graduating this year?  Wondering where to look for a job?

This article from CNN outlines the Top 10 Cities for New Grads.  According to the article: “The list is based on the ranking of the top U.S. cities with the highest concentration of young adults (age 20 — 24) from the U.S. Census Bureau (2006), inventory of jobs requiring less than one year of experience from CBcampus.com (2009) and the average cost of rent for a one bedroom apartment from Apartments.com (2009).”

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Free Resume Printing AND Faxing @ Office Depot!

Through May 30th, Office Depot will be offering free copies of resumes (up to 25 single-sided pages) and free faxing (to up to 5 domestic numbers, 25 pages total).  For more information on this offer, please read this press release.  For Office Depot locations, visit the main company page here.

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How To Nail An Interview

Ever wondered what people REALLY do in an interview to stand out?  Well, one man decided to find out, and he posted what he found on this site.  There are even video clips to help demonstrate both good and bad behaviors. 

This is a must-read for anyone preparing for an interview!

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Don’t Forget About the EOC!

The Educational Opportunity Center at Southwest Tennessee Community College is a great resource for adult students who would like to return to school.  The EOC provides counseling, GED preparation assistance, and career guidance.

 

EOC
5390 South Mendenhall Square
Memphis, Tennessee  38115
901.333.6048

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5 Best Online Job Search Sites

The readers of Lifehacker have voted and chosen their top 5 job search websites.  

Lifehacker also has a very helpful post on the top 10 tools for landing a better job.

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Announcing JobLab


JobLab


MEMPHIS PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFORMATION CENTER


2nd MONDAY OF EACH MONTH

9:00 – 12:00 NOON
4th THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH
5:30 – 8:30 PM


JOBSEEKER ASSISTANCE


JobLab is an open, staff-assisted lab for jobseekers desiring additional help with:

Job-Related Searches, Resume Writing & Formatting, and Online Applications

What to Bring: a floppy disk or flash drive, and all information (job history, dates of employment, contact information, etc.) that will be needed to create a resume or complete an application.
Typing services, printing capabilities and disks will not be available.

Food & drinks are not permitted in the lab, and it is a cell phone – free zone.

BENJAMIN L. HOOKS CENTRAL LIBRARY

3030 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS, TN
COMPUTER LAB L-50, 1ST FLOOR

For more information call 415-2700.

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Temporary Healthcare Coverage

If you’re facing a layoff, or considering any type of work transition, be sure to check out this great blog post from GovGab about temporary healthcare coverage.  It describes the various options, from COBRA and special enrollment to private insurance.  Links are provided for more information.

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Memphis College Fair

The 2009 Memphis College Fair will take place on Wednesday, March 25th.   This college fair will offer students the opportunity to meet one-on-one with admissions representatives from over 75 institutions.  For full details, check out the event website.  But here are the basics:

Memphis College Fair
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
9:00 am – 12:00 pm AND 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Cook Convention Center

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