FEATURED ARTICLE: 2014 Medical Sales Salary Report

2014 Medical Representative Salaries

Nearly 3,000 medical sales professionals participated in the 4th Annual Medical Sales Salary Survey, revealing information about their average salaries, commissions, and more. The 2014 Medical Sales Salary Report analyzes this data to evaluate how income is affected by product sold, job title, company type and size, age, experience, and more.

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4 Things To Look Out For On A Candidate’s Social Media Page

It’s no secret social media plays a big role in recruiting. In fact, a new study by Jobvite found 55 percent of recruiters have reconsidered a candidate based on their social profile. Obviously recruiters take social media profiles seriously when evaluating candidates. The question is, what exactly should they be looking for? 1. Professional experience. [ Read More...]

Ageism in the Workplace: The Age Bias in Hiring for Medical Sales

Hiring Older Medical Sales Reps

Does the Medical Sales Industry Have an Age Bias? Whoever said, “Life begins at 40,” clearly wasn’t looking for a job in medical sales. In fact, for medical sales job seekers, something else altogether seems to begin at 40; the sad reality of age discrimination. Of course, it’s not something anyone likes to think about [ Read More...]

Job Search Tactics & Frustrations

Job Search Tactics & Frustrations

The results of our 2014 survey are in and we are happy to find that the mood of your job search is optimistic. As we approach the end of 2014 and head into 2015, it is encouraging to see that 85% of respondents continue to cite job boards as the #1 source used to find [ Read More...]

How to Write a Pharmaceutical Sales Resume

Your Pharma Sales Resume

Get Noticed With a Strong Pharmaceutical Sales Resume No matter where you are in your pharmaceutical sales career, you need a well-written pharmaceutical sales resume that accurately conveys your knowledge, skills, and experience. As you search for pharmaceutical sales jobs online, you will notice the competition in the job market is stiff, and it’s essential [ Read More...]

Learn the Truth About Medical Sales Certification Programs

Myth vs Reality of Medical Sales Certification programs

The Truth About Medical Sales Certificate Programs Whether you’re trying to break into medical sales or you’re an industry veteran looking for a change of scenery, it can be difficult to find that ever-elusive golden opportunity. For many, medical sales certification seems like a surefire way to get an advantage over the competition by providing [ Read More...]

Recruiter Said They’ll Get Back To You? This Is What They Mean [INFOGRAPHIC]

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We’ve all been through this. A recruiter says one thing, it sounds like another. You think you’re still in the running to be the next great hire, when the recruiter found a big error on your resume. The position calls for sales device experience, but you think your experience in pharma will cover that. It’s [ Read More...]

Gender Inequality in the Workplace: How Gender Equality Effects Medical Sales

Medical Sales Gender Pay Gap

Gender Equality & Medical Sales We’ve all heard the infamous statistic:  “Women are paid 77 cents for every dollar a man makes.” We’ve also heard the counterargument that the logic behind the statistic is flawed. The statistic doesn’t account for the number of hours that men work versus women. It doesn’t account for differences in [ Read More...]

The 2014 Mobile & Social Medical Sales Job Search

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The Smartphone Market Share for Medical Reps Close your eyes for a second. Try to think waaaaay back to 2009. Five whole years ago. Can you picture it? The country was battling a recession..the King of Pop passed away…Tiger Woods was outed as a philanderer…and Blackberry users outnumbered iPhone users 2 to 1 among medical [ Read More...]

Beyond Cars & Expense Accounts: A Grounded Look at Perks & Benefits

employee perks and benefits for medical sales

Medical sales reps are famous for the perks of their job. There is almost a mythology built around the benefits they receive. Of course, while medical sales reps enjoy some great perks, it isn’t the lifestyle that those outside the industry might imagine. In recent years, the benefits that reps have enjoyed are not what [ Read More...]

How Great Companies Miss Out on Great Candidates

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Finding the Great Candidates Often companies don’t even realize where they went wrong. They just assume it’s the nature of the hiring process, without understanding that they may have made a misstep. Here are a few ways that companies miss out on great applicants. 1. They Forget That They Are Being Interviewed Too  While the [ Read More...]

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