Articles by Philippe Couture

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Three trends in pharmaceuticals for the next decade

In 2020 and beyond, online prescriptions and digital health records will continue to take hold, genomics and artificial intelligence will transform patient care and pharmacies will be increasingly eco-responsible. Quick peek.   Ever more digital Years ago, in 2008, a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers predicted that the use of online prescriptions would become common by 2020. […]


Jobs search

Risks to Manage While Seeking a Job

Lack of money is the biggest risk faced by job seekers. Here are our tips of what to look out for and to reduce other risks from your lack of work. Financial risk The fear of financial fiasco may make you want to shorten your search by accepting the first job that comes along. No […]


Interview

What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]


Career management

Pharmaceutical Representatives Are Sought

According to the most recent sectoral analysis from Pharmabio Development, half of the companies in the sector expect difficulties in hiring trade representatives. What profile is being sought? Concentrated mainly in Quebec and Ontario, Canadian pharmaceutical activity is booming and labour needs are increasing. While analytical chemists and lab technicians are the most sought-after professionals, […]


Career management

How to Make a Career in Clinical Research

  Canada, and Montreal in particular, is the Eldorado of clinical research. It is a paradise for qualified nurses as well as for health professionals with a variety of profiles, who can become associates or coordinators for clinical research. Steps to take. Although there is a certain pool of clinical research jobs directly within the […]


Jobs search

Job Search Tips to Forget

The world of employment is not what it used to be. As well, certain classic job search tips no longer apply, according to Forbes magazine, which recently drew up a list of tips to discard. To be a good job seeker of the day, here are recommendations and general advice not to follow. The job […]


News

3 Years: The Ideal Duration of a Job (According to Employers)

Staying in a job for 3 years would be the ideal duration for employers, according to Indeed. For employees… six months! Results of a survey on perceptions of professional leapfrogging. In 2018, professionals are changing career often and accumulating more jobs than the baby boomers did. Adaptability, curiosity, variety and volatility: these are the values […]


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Regulations in the pharmaceutical sector are serious!

Before a medicine or treatment can be marketed, companies in the pharmaceutical sector have to comply with the regulations in force in Canada. What do those responsible for regulatory affairs do? For pharmaceutical companies, having Health Canada quickly approve their new drugs or changes to their products is the critical factor. The sooner the product […]


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Will Online Drug Sales Transform the Industry?

Amazon is not hiding its intention to embark on the online sale of drugs, a prospect that is pushing Quebec’s pharmaceutical industry to reflect on its breakthrough in the digital world. But pharmacists are not about to stop having their well-established place in the community. Let it be said, despite the threat of serious competition […]


Entrepreneurship

The Independent Pharmacist – an Endangered Species

In the pharmacy world, unity is strength. In Quebec, partly because procurement is easier for the owners of pharmacies that belong to a chain such as Jean Coutu or Uniprix, there are no more than about fifty pharmacists who go it alone. The last few holdouts, often partisans of a pharmaceutical practice more in accord […]


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