(Original post by Deziah)
I'm really fed up of reading this negativity about the future of pharmacy! I think people need to have a serious look around and see how bad the general
job market is becoming, pharmacy isn't the only market affected. There is a demand for so many jobs these days, I had an interview for a minimum wage job in a supermarket where there was over eight hundred applicants. It's not just unskilled jobs either - I only know about three graduates who have actually landed a job related to their degree, whatever subject that is and a lot of graduates I know are unemployed. My auntie has worked as a teacher for twenty years now at the same school - she used to love it, worked hard and got a promotion. She now hates it because of how much extra work she has to do to keep her job, and she hasn't even had a pay rise for it. There are so many job sectors where there is type of thing is happening and the demand for even the easiest of jobs is increasing.
Fair enough, the rise in pharmacy schools can contribute to the problems, but there are problems in the majority
of job sectors nowadays anyway. The way I see it, you can either sit and cry because the pharmacy job sector isn't what it used to be or you could work hard, get yourself some connections and do everything you can to get yourself a job. It's not just pharmacy with an unpromising future, there are a lot more job sectors in much