Data from a 2012 survey of nearly 600 MedReps.com members suggests the majority of job seekers are employed.

The job market is tough – made tougher by the fact that 64% of medical sales job seekers are currently employed. Are unemployed job seekers at a disadvantage? Do hiring managers prefer to hire someone away from a competitor rather than someone their competitor has let go or laid off?

As unfair as it seems, the reality is – it doesn’t matter. As a medical sales job seeker you can only make the best of the situation you are in. And the only way to do that is to make sure your resume effectively communicates past accomplishments, and then submit that resume to jobs that match your experience. The numbers don’t lie and the competition can be stiff. The key is to stand out from the crowd. Determine what makes you better than everybody else and start selling yourself.

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