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why do all pharmacy technician jobs require you to have experience?

I just recently got certified and i'm registered with the state but can't land a pharmacy technician job because i don't have any experience. but how can i get experience if no one wants to gave me a chance btw i live in houston texas if that matters some how

Asked By: jayman - 11/21/2009
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I was on Craigs list Friday night and saw an ad for a mail order pharmacy in the Greenspoint area hiring pharmacy techs. with out experience. A hospital may be a place to look for the same thing because they are less likely to need many of them. This is a bad time of the year to be job hunting because all the HR people... More
Answered By: Steve S - 11/23/2009
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They don't all, otherwise eventually there would be NO pharmacy techs. Every working tech got his or her first job without having any experience. That said, employers in almost any field prefer to hire someone with experience. Good luck.
Answered By: Judy - 11/21/2009
 
I have NEVER encountered a retail pharmacy (drugstore, supermarket) that has *required* applicants to have previous pharmacy experience. Most do require customer service experience, so if you don't have any experience there, you are pretty much SOL... More
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Answered By: pretty + poisonous - 11/22/2009
 
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