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Costco Pharmacy Technician Interview Questions
1. How do you deal with difficult customers?
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Costco Pharmacy Technician Interview Questions
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If you were busy with a customer and a line started forming how would you handle that?
 
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Acknowledge the customer and Ask another coworker for help.
 
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I would act calm. Trying to help the current customer as fast and efficient as possible and apoligize to the next customer for the wait.
 
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What do your co-workers say about you?
 
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How do you handle stressful situations?
 
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Tell me about your schooling experience.
 
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Tell me about a time where you calmed down an irate customer.
 
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How do you handle the stress of having multiple deadlines?
 
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If hired, how long would you stay with our company?
 
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How are your communication skills?
 
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Why do you want this type of Pharmacy Technician job?
 
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I like it a lot and I think is a great place to work.
 
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What are your career goals?
 
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I want to grow to be a senior pharmacy technician.
 
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Tell me about your experience with a difficult customer. What was the outcome?
 
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A customer, would not wait in line and he was very neveous. I called a coworker to help me with the line and I took care of him wrath away and he left with a positive experience.
 
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I had a customer who was angry because we didn't have her medication ready per it was not covered and drug was expensive. She wants to use discount for it and pay out of pocket. When I process the Rex through the discount it's still $45. I offered to use cvs discount savings program card for her and amount came out cheaper, $35. Her anger subsided and she happily grinned and thank me twice, once right that moment and once again after she picked up her prescription.
 
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What do you know about our company?
 
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It is a membership wharehouse club bringing its members low and best prices for brand name merchandise.
 
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Why are you the best candidate for us?
 
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I have a lot of experience working with the customers.
 
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I possess the skills and experience you are looking, for this position like transcribing, filling, and labeling Rx, inventory duties, and customer service to name a few.
 
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What is your greatest strength?
 
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Able to adapt to change easily as my current supervisor expressed it to me. "I can put you in any station and know you'll do fine because I feel you are a strong person."
 
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What is your greatest weakness?
 
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Able to say no because I don't want to be rude like when I already have multiple things I'm already doing such as getting drop offs, transcribing prescriptions, and answering phones and making calls, other colleagues who are just filling or pulling drugs hands me extra tasks which they can do in less than a minute don't want to do it, I just say ok, I'll handle per I can't say no and didn't want to be rude.
 
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Why did you choose to apply at Costco?
 
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It's a big strong company, with great benefits for workers.
 
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I've always had interest in many pharmacies but Costco stand out to me per the success story which is they take pride in their employees and treat their them well to keep employees working hard and provides their members low best prices for brand name merchandise.
 
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How would you define good customer service?
 
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A service that makes the customer leave happy and satisfied of our service.
 
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How would you define success for someone in your chosen career?
 
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When that person can grow and get promoted in a higher position.
 
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What is the hardest part about working in a Pharmacy?
 
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There is none, I love challenges in working in a pharmacy.
 
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