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Pharmacy Staffing Agencies – Debunking Myths

The Myths of Pharmacy Staffing Agencies


 In the past, pharmacy staffing agencies were seen by employers as a last-resort when an entry-level position had a temporary opening. However, current staffing companies have advanced further and have overcome the issues of the past. Unfortunately, many myths still exist about such companies. Let’s dispel some of these myths.


 1. Pharmacy Staffing agencies only offer temporary work


While many staffing agencies only offer temporary work, others, such as CareerStaff Rx, offer many temp-to-hire positions. This is an ideal form of finding employment, because the employer and employee get a chance to work together to see if the position will be a good fit. CareerStaff Rx also offers direct-placement services.


 2. Jobs from pharmacy staffing agencies are low-paying


There is no reason to believe this myth. Jobs from staffing agencies like CareerStaff Rx are typically very competitive with industry standards. Oftentimes, temporary positions will actually be paid more than their full-time counterparts because companies using staffing agencies are looking for top-quality employees, and are paying to use the staffing agency’s services.


 3. Staffing agencies only work with low-level, administrative positions


While this may have been true in the past, staffing agencies now work with every kind of position at every level, from secretaries to executives. CareerStaff Rx staffs several different pharmacy professionals in all types of position, including temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct placement.


 4. Temporary work will keep me from finding full time work and I can’t use it on a resume


This is absolutely not true! Temporary work can and should be used on a resume. In fact, temporary jobs will net a wide variety of references that can highlight your skills and flexibility in the workplace. In many situations, temporary work can bolster your resume in a way a full time job cannot. Also, these temporary jobs can oftentimes lead to full time positions, so your time is well invested!


5. Working with a pharmacy staffing agency means a lot of confusing agreements and restrictions


Working with most staffing agencies is very pain-free! At CareerStaff Rx, once you are an employee, you can work as much or as little as you like- the choice is yours! We strive to make the employment process as easy and stress-free as possible, so everything will be very straightforward. If you ever have any questions, our customer service team will be happy to assist you through email or phone.


If you’re looking for employment, but can’t seem to find anything, call a staffing agency for an ally in your search for work! CareerStaff Rx is happy to work with high-quality pharmacy professionals from any part of theUnited States! Call us at 800-766-0122.