VeeSee

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When did it really start or become apparent?

I'm guessing around 2009 or so in the large cities
 

WVUPharm2007

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It started after the 2007 grads grabbed jobs. It intensified in 2009 with the recession. Its actually getting better, though. Its not as bad as it was 2009-2013.
 

stoichiometrist

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I believe that the market hit saturation in 2010, when the chains stopped sponsoring international students.
 

gwarm01

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Its actually getting better, though. Its not as bad as it was 2009-2013.
Anecdotal evidence, but my institution seems to have a lot of open positions right now. Things probably won't get back to the insane early 2000 levels, but hopefully it normalizes to where a decent pharmacist won't be treated as dispensable by their employer.
 
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WVUPharm2007

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Born: Parkersburg, WV | Now: Montgomery TWP, PA
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Anecdotal evidence, but my institution seems to have a lot of open positions right now. Things probably won't get back to the insane early 2000 levels, but hopefully it normalizes to where a decent pharmacist won't be treated as dispensable by their employer.
Old Timer can feel free to correct me, but I think we had like 8 or so pharmacists leave in the last year or so for another job.
 

bacillus1

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We are currently hiring for 13 new pharmacist positions throughout the health system, plus filling positions for our usual annual mass exodus, but there are also a ton of applicants everywhere because of all the new schools and new residencies, so I haven't been able to land other jobs. There are definitely more positions out there, but the market is still getting more saturated.