What does it take to work as a sales rep at one of the top medical device companies in the world? MedReps.com recently asked Mark Calkins, Director of Sales for Stryker, about what he looks for in candidates and what Stryker sales reps do that makes them so successful. MR: Stryker consistently pops up on [ Read More...]
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Ah, the mysterious medical sales recruiter. Who are these gate keepers, enlisted to help companies find top tier talent? Their job postings are often vague; their responses usually minimal. But if you’re searching for a new medical sales job, who better to have on your side? Of course, if you’re hoping to work with a medical [ Read More...]
It’s no secret that when you’re unemployed, time is not on your side. Each day that passes without a response to your applications means that the gap on your resume is another day longer. So what can sales reps do to speed up their job search? How can they increase their chances of landing a [ Read More...]
Are traditional resumes a thing of the past? Maybe not just yet, but the buzz around Twitter resumes suggests the idea is catching on. So, are you prepared to sell yourself in 140 characters or less? That’s the goal of the MedReps.com Twitter Resume Contest. We’re challenging every medical [ Read More...]
Healthcare sales hiring continues to steadily increase The outlook for the overall US job market is looking up – or possibly down – depending on which indicators you’re referencing. After a strong February in which employers added 268,000 new jobs, the March Employment Situation Summary from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed employers added just 88,000 new jobs [ Read More...]
And Tips for Keeping Your Medical Sales Job Search a Secret Anyone will tell you, the best time to find a medical sales job is when you already have a medical sales job. Perhaps this is why 65% of MedReps members report that they are currently employed. If you’re like most of these members, you know that [ Read More...]
(And What You Can Do to Change My Mind) Are you struggling to get the attention of medical sales recruiters? You’re not alone. In a highly competitive job market, even candidates with relevant experience often report being overlooked. To find out what’s going on, MedReps.com sat down with medical sales recruiter and career consultant Linda [ Read More...]
Congrats! You’ve been invited to interview for a medical sales job. This means, on paper at least, you have all of the skills and experience required to get the job. But guess what? So do all the other candidates the hiring manager will be interviewing. So how can you set yourself apart from the competition? How can [ Read More...]
How one longtime MedReps member got the job of his dreams Jonathan Lester is a busy man, and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Lester spends his days on the road and at hospitals selling disposable surgical products for Ecolab’s Microtek Medical division. His territory consists of all of the state of Arkansas and [ Read More...]
What Obamacare Means for Medical Sales & Other Healthcare Professionals The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), a piece of legislation signed into law on March 23, 2010, has been brought back into the national spotlight as President Obama begins his second term as President of the United States. The stated goals of the [ Read More...]