Chemist Assistant Interview Preparation Guide
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Chemist Assistant related Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with professional career as Chemist Assistant. These list of interview questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job interview and quickly revise your concepts

40 Chemist Assistant Questions and Answers:

1 :: Explain me what new developments in chemistry excite you the most?

This question is designed to assess whether you’re familiar with new developments in the field, and to help the interviewer gauge your excitement for the field.
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2 :: Explain me about your chemistry research?

This isn’t the time to be modest. As a chemist, you’ll conduct research and you may participate with product development. If you’re an experienced candidate, mention personal contributions you’ve made to projects working at other companies, and if you’re new to the field, highlight any research completed as an undergraduate or graduate student.
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3 :: As you know ABC Chemists puts customer service first. How do you ensure that you always put the customers' needs first?

Retail environments are competitive, and business can go down with one honest mistake. Discuss with the interviewer how you ensure that your customers receive the best service from you.
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4 :: Tell us how would you handle a problematic customer?

This is a common question for workers dealing directly with the public. If you have previous customer service experience, think about the ways in which you dealt with these situations. What worked and what did not?

Think also about the fact that many of the clients may be seniors dealing with age-related problems and pain issues. Stress that you are empathetic and patient, but also recognize the need to help others waiting in line.
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5 :: Please tell me how would your friends describe you?

It is always interesting to reflect on how we come across to others,” explains Brown. “Because we work in big teams in community pharmacy, both in the pharmacy and the broader primary care settings, we have to have a level of self awareness.” She would encourage candidates to reflect on why their friends might say particular things about them: “If they give good examples to back this up it means that they are considerate of others.
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6 :: Tell us what is the significance of confidentiality in your profession?

Keeping the patient's information undisclosed is very essential, given that as a pharmacy technician I have complete access to a customer’s private details. It is imperative for me to keep all information confidential because it is morally wrong toreveal information which thepatient has trusted me with
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7 :: Tell me what problematic situations can occur in a pharmacy?

A pharmacist deals with all kinds of problems. Angry customers, a prescription they can not read, lack of medication, conflicts with colleagues. Show us that you see your job realistically, that you count with the difficulties, that you are ready to face them with smile and dignity.

Once you list the problems, interviewers may give you additional questions. They may ask you about one of the problems, for example they may inquire how you would spot a drug seeking behavior. And if they do not ask about it, you can go ahead and talk about the way you plan to address particular problems…
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8 :: Please explain what qualities make you the best candidate for this position?

The employer probably received many applications for this position, and he needs to know why you’re more qualified for the job. It’s a difficult question to answer, especially since you know nothing about the competition. However, this is a good opportunity to sell yourself. Be specific and highlight personal qualities that make you an excellent match for a chemistry position. For example, you might be a problem-solver, safety conscience, detail-oriented and possess excellent math skills. Also, highlight any awards or recognition you’ve received in chemistry research.
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9 :: Can you tell me some thing about you know about our company?

Here is another opportunity to impress the interviewer and demonstrate a genuine interest in working with the company. If you know absolutely nothing about the company, the employer will likely hire an applicant who did his homework. To get to know the employer better, read the company’s About Us page on the website, or search online for press releases and news articles that provide insight on what the company does or the type of research it conducts.
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10 :: Tell us why do you want this position?

This is a very common one for many different types of jobs. Stress your dedication to customer service and helping people. Mention how you recognize the way in which care and the proper medication can make beneficial changes in a person’s life. Research the company you are applying to, and talk about why you think they are a great organization, and how your abilities would benefit them. Talk about your attention to detail and how important it is for a pharmacy assistant.
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