Insights & Trends

cancer biomarkers

Guest Submission from AllTheResearch A biomarker is any naturally occurring gene or molecule which is a measurable indicator of the presence or severity of a disease. Cancer biomarkers are processes or substances indicative of the presence of cancer in the body. Biomarkers may be secreted by cancer cells or by other cells in response to the presence […]

medical device recruiters

Quick overview Teleflex has relied on MedReps as a crucial component in its recruitment process since 2016. In that time, they’ve earned the No. 1 slot on MedReps’ Best Places to Work in the large medical device category for the past four years. Recently, Forbes has also named them one of America’s Best Employers in […]

What does it take to get medical sales jobs at Teleflex? MedReps interviewed a Teleflex sales leader to get answers on how to navigate medical sales careers at Teleflex.

Medical Sales Companies in the pandemic

How are medical sales companies handling the pandemic? In our Best Places to Work survey, a few medical sales employers stood out as shining examples. MedReps takes a closer look at CONMED.

Job Search

medical sales jobs requirements

If you’re looking for common medical sales jobs requirements, it’s safe to assume you’ve made a big decision. Congratulations on choosing to pursue a career in medical sales! Medical sales jobs are both exciting and rewarding. Truth be told, though, they are competitive. But you likely have what it takes to impress recruiters and land […]

Entry-level medical sales salary

If there is one fact most everyone can agree on, it’s that medical sales salaries are enticing. There are very few careers in which someone just breaking into the industry, whether as a recent graduate or making a mid-career shift, can take home a six-figure income. And while it takes a particular personality and skill […]

pharmaceutical representative jobs

You probably realize there are two schools of thought when it comes to pharmaceutical representative jobs: big pharma is frowned upon or pharmaceutical sales is rewarding. There is no middle ground. That’s because if you want to charge into a promising career like pharmaceutical sales, you have to fully believe in the incredible impact you […]

becoming a medical sales representative

Suffice to say, breaking into any industry is a big step. There are numerous factors to consider when looking to shift careers or start into the workforce. Becoming a medical sales representative offers a bounty of benefits. But not just any job will cut it. You have to consider various elements that contribute to your […]

Recruiting

pharmaceutical careers

It’s no secret that recruiting can be seriously tricky. You’re essentially a matchmaker. It’s your job to make sure your candidate and your company pair well together. Which means ensuring that candidates are interested in the position and everything else the company has to offer. There are many benefits to pursuing a pharmaceutical career. One […]

medical sales representative

It’s hard to believe that social media networking is nearly two decades old! That’s right. Some of us have been sharing and connecting with others online for almost 20 years. Let’s recap. LinkedIn first hit the scene in 2003. But due to its niche professional appeal, Myspace is what dominated social media popularity. From 2005-2008, […]

sales talent

You’re looking for top sales talent to fill a position. A candidate who seems great on paper enters the virtual interview. They are intelligent, have a strong background in the medical field, and demonstrate excellent communication skills.  Here’s the problem: That doesn’t necessarily mean they’re cut out for sales. In fact, the gregarious young candidate […]

agile talent

When COVID-19 hit, the world changed. Overnight, industries were thrown into uncertain times and had to pivot and adapt their strategies to weather the storm unexpectedly. A recent SurveyMonkey study revealed companies most likely to survive unexpected challenges, like the global pandemic, are those that hire agile talent.  In their report, Survey Monkey defined agile […]

On The Job

networking in sales

The global pandemic put a hard stop on social interactions in the first quarter of 2020. Remarkably, much of the world has returned to working and engaging in-person. However, most businesses still require masks, social distancing, limited capacity, and experts continue to promote virtual events heavily . Just one year since COVID-19 shifted the way […]

What do successful medical sales careers at Teleflex look like? MedReps asked a VP of Sales & Marketing at Teleflex to share how typical sales careers at Teleflex develop.

wellness goals

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and that’s only a few weeks away. If your current plan for recognizing it is to share resources online, that’s a great first step! But it would be even more rewarding if you challenged yourself to be more ambitious with your mental wellness goals this year.  The primary objective […]

Emotional IQ

Actively listening is only one part of the equation when connecting with clients and building trust. Your sales reps need to exercise their emotional intelligence (EQ) so they can properly respond to their clients’ needs and objections. This valuable skill also impacts how your team works together, motivates, and challenges each other. Because so much […]

Salary

It’s an exciting time to be in biotech sales. Innovations are at an all-time high as biosensors, 3D bioprinting, bioenergy, and many more new developments change the face of health care. Aside from selling products they’re passionate about, biotech sales reps continue their impressive upward income trend.  In our 2020 Medical Sales Salary Report, biotech […]

Surgical Sales

Surgical sales reps saw one of their largest jumps in total compensation in the history of our Medical Sales Salary surveys. What’s extra unique about this incredible jump is that their base salaries decreased while their bonuses/commissions took a giant leap, 0

Pharmaceutical Sales

2019 ended on a positive note for pharmaceutical sales reps reporting they saw an impressive increase in total average compensation. But no one could have predicted what the first quarter of 2020 would bring. 0

Medical Equipment Sales

Medical equipment sales representatives ended 2019 on a slow but steady salary increase. No one could have ever predicted what the start of 2020 would hold. According to our survey, 78% of medical equipment sales respondents believe the COVID-19 crisis will negatively impact their earnings.  0

Guides

Enter your email address below to learn how to negotiate a better medical sales salary. Congrats! You’ve landed a medical sales job offer! But how do you know if the offer you received is a fair deal? And if it’s not, how can you negotiate a better one. If you are new to medical sales, […]

“Be sure to bring a 30-60-90 day business plan to the interview,” the recruiter casually mentions as the conversation comes to a close. “Of course,” you say, gulping, but what exactly does she mean? You vaguely remember this from the last time you were job hunting, but it’s been a while and everything about the […]

Determining which medical sales company is your best fit is a major challenge. Medical sales jobs come in all shapes and sizes — as do medical sales companies — and each comes with a different product, mission, territory, and so on. Luckily, there’s a way to break your decision down into a smaller, more manageable […]

The Ultimate Guide to Medical Sales Success

Landing a medical sales job is an exciting accomplishment. You set your sights on a rewarding career and are now well on your way to changing the lives of numerous clients and their patients. However, receiving a job offer is just the first hurdle. The coming, and most important, steps you’ll take revolve around navigating […]

Medical sales job search techniques have changed a lot over the years, but at least one thing remains the same — it’s usually not what you know, but who you know. That is, networking is critical to breaking into medical sales. According to a LinkedIn survey, networking is a must for today’s job seekers. In […]