Hiring a Pharmacist? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate According to Behavioral Science

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This is another blog in a series about “ideal candidates“.

We take a position, run it through TalentSorter’s scientific algorithm, and provide you with the behavioral characteristics of an “ideal candidate” (note: download the full report at the bottom of the post).

Because of the way TalentSorter has been designed, it is able to compare the personality traits and other attributes of an individual to those of people who have been high performers in a given role, and generate a FitScore™ that is a very accurate predictor of success.

Learn more about our behavioral hiring science here.

Ideal Candidate Traits: Pharmacist

Extraversion: Degree to which one requires social interaction and authority.

A Pharmacist position calls for people that display this trait like most people. The ideal candidate prefers to work in a group setting in which they have the opportunity to interact with others, but is able to work alone with limited contact for short periods of time.

Agreeableness: Tendency to be friendly, approachable, and easy to get along with.

This position calls for people that display this trait more prominently than most people. The ideal candidate tends to get along with people easily.

Conscientiousness: Tendency to strive for perfection, sometimes at all costs.

Pharmacist positions call for people that display this trait differently than most people. The ideal candidate usually develops a thorough plan before beginning a task.

Stability: Degree to which one reacts positively to negative or stressful situations.

This position calls for people that display this trait more prominently than most people. The ideal Pharmacist candidate is usually objective in their decision making and actions, even in trying circumstances.

Openness: Willingness to try new ways of doing things.

Pharmacist positions call for people that display this trait more prominently than most people. The ideal candidate usually embraces the opportunity to try new ways of doing things.

Resolve: Willingness to work for the intrinsic benefit of work and its ability to enhance character.

This position calls for people that display this trait differently than most people. The ideal candidate tends to be passionate about their work and get a lot of enjoyment and pleasure out of it.

Reliability: Tendency to behave in an uncompromising and consistently honest, moral, and ethical manner.

Pharmacist positions call for people that display this trait differently than most people. The ideal candidate always follows through on their commitments to others to the extent they are in control of a situation.

Compliance: The degree to which an individual is willing to follow policies, external controls and supervision, and to work within the rules.

This position calls for people that display this trait more prominently than most people. The ideal Pharmacist candidate is comfortable interacting and taking direction from those in authority.

Acumen: Tendency to use logic and objective information in decision-making process.

Pharmacist positions call for people that display this trait differently than most people. The ideal candidate prefers to base their decisions on factual information rather than intuition.

Autonomy: Tendency to be self-reliant, self-directed, and to take independent action, making own decisions.

This position calls for people that display this trait more prominently than most people. The ideal candidate is capable of relying on their own resources to make decisions and get tasks done.

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