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Top 20 Costco Pharmacy Technician Interview Questions

Question 1 of 20
How do you deal with difficult customers?
User-Submitted Answers
Listen to what they asks for and provide them with answers or help.
Question 2 of 20
If you were busy with a customer and a line started forming how would you handle that?
User-Submitted Answers
Acknowledge the customer and Ask another coworker for help.
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.
Acknowledge the customers still waiting in line and call for back up as needed.
Question 3 of 20
What do your co-workers say about you?
Question 4 of 20
How do you handle stressful situations?
Question 5 of 20
Tell me about your schooling experience.
Question 6 of 20
Tell me about a time where you calmed down an irate customer.
Question 7 of 20
How do you handle the stress of having multiple deadlines?
Question 8 of 20
If hired, how long would you stay with our company?
Question 9 of 20
How are your communication skills?
Question 10 of 20
Why do you want this type of Pharmacy Technician job?
User-Submitted Answers
I like it a lot and I think is a great place to work.

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Question 11 of 20
What are your career goals?
User-Submitted Answers
I want to grow to be a senior pharmacy technician.
Question 12 of 20
Tell me about your experience with a difficult customer. What was the outcome?
User-Submitted Answers
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.
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.
I had one customer come in who wanted to change her pets diet. She had dozens of questions about many different things. I asnswered al her questions as best as I could I was working in the store alone so occasionally and new customer would come in and need assistance or be ready to check out but the customer I was with would not give me a break.. So I would politley.
Question 13 of 20
What do you know about our company?
User-Submitted Answers
It is a membership wharehouse club bringing its members low and best prices for brand name merchandise.
Question 14 of 20
Why are you the best candidate for us?
User-Submitted Answers
I have a lot of experience working with the customers.
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.
Question 15 of 20
What is your greatest strength?
User-Submitted Answers
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."
Question 16 of 20
What is your greatest weakness?
User-Submitted Answers
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.
Question 17 of 20
Why did you choose to apply at Costco?
User-Submitted Answers
It's a big strong company, with great benefits for workers.
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.
Question 18 of 20
How would you define good customer service?
User-Submitted Answers
A service that makes the customer leave happy and satisfied of our service.
Question 19 of 20
How would you define success for someone in your chosen career?
User-Submitted Answers
When that person can grow and get promoted in a higher position.
Question 20 of 20
What is the hardest part about working in a Pharmacy?
User-Submitted Answers
There is none, I love challenges in working in a pharmacy.

About Costco

Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) operates membership warehouses that offer its members low prices on a limited selection of branded and selected private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. It buys the majority of its merchandise directly from manufacturers and route it to a cross-docking consolidation point (depot) or directly to its warehouses. The Company's depots receive container-based shipments from manufacturers and reallocate these goods for shipment to its individual warehouses. The Company's warehouse format averages approximately 143,000 square feet. Its warehouses operate on a seven-day, 69-hour week. It carries an average of approximately 3,800 active stock keeping units (SKUs) per warehouse in its core warehouse business. Many consumable products are offered for sale in case, carton or multiple-pack quantities only.

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