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Pharmacists: how to pitch for that 32 hour work week
 

Pharmacists: how to pitch for that 32 hour work week

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Many pharmacists work long hours and rotating shifts, suffering from burnout or other health issues related to work as a result of the commitment being a pharmacist entails. Why not try pitching for a 32-hour work week to your employer?
 
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14 Nov 2016 - General
 
Pharmacists have to go through patient care rotation and have to complete pre-registration pharmacist training to get a valid license. It has been seen there is a considerable number of pharmacists who are leaving the profession willingly or unwillingly for a good work life balance. During this period most of the pharmacists have to work for long hours, rotating shifts, and suffering from health issues. So quitting is not a better option rather pharmacists must know their company’s culture, must...
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I think this is doable, especially if your workplace isn’t understaffed, and you have a valid reason for wanting to put in a shorter work week. People today are much more open-minded than before, and work cultures are evolving. If you really want a shorter work week, it is possible as long as you consider various factors that play a role in the approval of your request. The article also talks about other alternatives to consider, like working for longer shifts each day, for example 10-12 hours p...
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