MedReps Career Center: Career Development

Whether you are a newcomer looking to break into medical sales or an experienced industry professional hoping to advance your career, the medical sales career development articles can help you achieve your medical sales career goals and are applicable for pharmaceutical careers and biotechnology careers as well.

Jul 25, 2013 11:11 AM
Hiring a good salesperson is harder than it looks for a modicum of reasons, but knowing what to look for, avoid and mitigate in your hiring process can improve the quality of both your hiring practices and your sales ranks.One of the biggest problems with hiring sales people is the uncertainty of th...(read more)
Jul 24, 2013 02:15 PM
Social media websites are becoming an increasingly common and important tool in the job search, and without a high-quality LinkedIn page, finding jobs in medical sales can become a difficult prospect. By following tips to improve a profile, turning a bad page into a stellar one can take almost no ti...(read more)
Jul 24, 2013 01:49 PM
Writing a cover letter can be a long, arduous experience no matter the profession. Each application you send needs to be accompanied by a well-written, error-free and earnest letter. Instead of fretting over the chances of a single mistake ruining the chance to get the job, harnessing that energy to...(read more)
Mar 11, 2011 05:19 PM
Individuals who want to get into the medical sales profession should keep in mind that they need to be self-starters in order to really get ahead.Salespeople from all industries must be personable and be able to be their own boss, as how they perform could ultimately affect their paycheck. The...(read more)
Mar 09, 2011 04:35 PM
Biotechnology continues to be a growing field that could change the face of medicine while providing a number of career opportunities. In an effort to produce more leaders in this field, the Texas Life-Sciences Collaboration Center and Austin Community College District have announced that they will....(read more)
Feb 28, 2011 04:42 PM
Individuals who want to get into pharmaceutical sales jobs should ask themselves one question before they decide to vigorously pursue the profession - why. While pharmaceuticals can bring in some of the highest revenues in the sales industry, it's important to ask yourself why you want to go...(read more)
Feb 21, 2011 04:06 PM
Individuals who have dreams of getting into the pharmaceutical sales industry may find that they need to do a lot of networking in order to get a foot in the door. However, this could take some legwork, as well as proving themselves to hiring managers. Due to the recent changes to the healthcare...(read more)
Sep 02, 2010 11:03 PM
As medical and pharmaceutical companies continue to experience growth thanks in part to the demand of their products, many businesses look to create more medical sales jobs in order to meet the needs of all of their clients. In order to stay on top of competition when applying to various medical... ...(read more)
Jul 28, 2010 11:44 PM
For individuals who are looking to enter into pharmaceutical sales jobs, networking with various people within the industry can be key to getting a foot in the door.iiBIG will be holding the Next Generation Pharma Sales & Marketing Summit in Baltimore, Maryland from November 16-17. This summit.....(read more)
Jul 27, 2010 10:36 PM
As many Americans are looking for an in-demand industry to break into, some may want to consider pursuing pharmaceutical sales jobs, as the sales profession overall is expected to experience a steady growth in the coming years.For individuals who are looking for pharmaceutical sales jobs, having...(read more)
Jul 23, 2010 10:40 PM
As the medical industry continues to make strides in the market, more companies are finding themselves having to create more medical sales jobs. Some companies choose to fill these positions through recruiting endeavors.Remtec and PiR Interims, two UK-based healthcare companies are planning a...(read more)
Jul 22, 2010 10:41 PM
When kids are growing up, many often have outlandish dreams about their career paths. One company is using informative books to try to get students interested in a growing profession – pharmaceutical jobs.Mason Crest Publishers is releasing a series of books entitled New Careers for the 21st...(read more)
Jul 18, 2010 12:00 AM
Individuals who are looking for a biotechnology career may be able to turn it into a business endeavor.According to Life Science Leader Magazine, there are ways for individuals to move up the ranks of the industry and become a biotechnology entrepreneur. Many individuals who go on to succeed in the....(read more)
Jul 18, 2010 12:00 AM
When it comes to searching for a medical sales job, like many professions, job seekers wonder what would help them stand out on their resume. While some employees prefer work experience, others lean more toward education.There are a number of things employers consider when they are looking for...(read more)
Jul 18, 2010 12:00 AM
When it comes to the job search, timing may be everything. Individuals who are thinking of pursuing a pharmaceutical sales career may want to consider pounding the pavement especially hard this summer, as some people ease up on their employment search during the hot months.Some job seekers tend to.....(read more)
Jul 18, 2010 12:00 AM
As the economy has taken a toll on several industries, many individuals must work hard in their job search to get their desired position.While the healthcare industry is faring better than other sectors, those who are interested in attaining medical sales jobs should still try to stay focused on...(read more)
Jul 13, 2010 12:00 AM
Professionals in the medical device sales industry often benefit from keeping up to date on the recent developments in their field. Not only can they learn more about other companies whose products compete with theirs, but they also have the opportunity to network with industry leaders and potential...(read more)