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The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked change and ignited critical discussions around the United States — in fact, people are taking notice around the world. Protests, news outlets, and social media have provided platforms for many to share their experiences with racial inequality.  The outcry for justice is being met with outstretched hands — […]

biotech

Biotech is currently one of the most exciting fields in the medical industry. New developments continue evolving at a rapid pace, making it more intriguing than ever. Being in the medical sales field, you’ve seen the impact of life-changing developments.  Now is the time to consider a career in the medical biotech industry as researchers, […]

Many roles fall under the “top pharmaceutical industry jobs” category. While this is a positive for eager job seekers, like yourself, it can also prove to be overwhelming. It seems there are endless lists of requirements, experiences, and job descriptions.  To help you navigate and find the top pharmaceutical industry jobs that are right for […]

how to get entry-level pharma jobs at Avion

As the Small Pharma Winner of MedReps Best Places to Work in Medical Sales Awards, Avion Pharmaceuticals has no trouble attracting top talent. We asked Ebony Mattox, Sr. Recruiter at Avion, to tell us a little more about what it’s like to work at Avion, what type of entry-level pharma jobs Avion has open, and […]

Job Search

Q&A with Princeton One Recruiter MedReps interviews Isaac Whatley, the Biotech and Pharma Recruiting Team Lead at Princeton One. He’s been at Princeton One for three years and leads a team focused on filling pharmaceutical sales jobs for clients. He reveals what candidates can do to make a good impression and increase their chances of getting the […]

medical device jobs

It’s an exciting time to be on the hunt for medical device jobs. Every year, the industry raises the already high bar on innovation. However, with new developments and job openings comes an overwhelming amount of differing opportunities.  Some medical device jobs have slight differences, but it’s those differences that could make or break your […]

medical sales industry

7 Things That Will Stop You from Landing Your Dream Job Guest post by George Griffiths, Managing Director of uCheck If you’re applying for a job in the medical sales industry, you need to be aware that medical or pharmaceutical companies set the stakes high when it comes to background checks on future employees.  Let’s face […]

medical sales resume

Discharge rates and layoffs remain high, at 5.9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The latest report also revealed job openings have decreased in both the healthcare and professional and business services industries.  Whether your job has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic or you’re looking to make a change, these numbers mean […]

Recruiting

medical sales recruiting

Medical sales recruiting is entering into a new phase as the world slowly reopens. Along with leaders, you must make medical sales reps feel a genuine sense of security. The unique challenge you’ve been given, however, is making candidates feel safe before they’re even part of the company.  It’s crucial to focus on this new […]

Our rapidly-changing world often makes the role of medical sales recruiter challenging. As job descriptions and company expectations evolve, it makes it even more difficult to effectively assess candidates.  It’s important to have a set system in place that’s easy to edit when needed. Additionally, a standardized process improves your ability as a medical sales […]

Virtual recruitment isn’t a new strategy. However, it seems overnight it evolved from a nice-to-have option in the recruitment process to an absolute necessity.  Now, for an indefinite amount of time, you and fellow medical sales recruiters are tasked with moving every step in your process forward in a virtual environment. Unfortunately, if you’re like […]

As some states “return to normal,” the COVID-19 crisis continues to change the lives of millions. Even when the entire U.S. hits the all-green status signifying people may freely move on with their lives, the depth of this crisis will be long-felt.  Medical sales reps are just one of the employee groups fearing the pandemic’s […]

On The Job

Many medical sales reps have another important full-time job — being fathers. Over the last decade, maternity leave has evolved into parental leave, allowing fathers to also take advantage of bonding time with their growing families.  While time off is important, it isn’t the only support working dads need. Unfortunately, about four-in-ten working fathers say […]

how to get entry-level pharma jobs at Avion

As the Small Pharma Winner of MedReps Best Places to Work in Medical Sales Awards, Avion Pharmaceuticals has no trouble attracting top talent. We asked Ebony Mattox, Sr. Recruiter at Avion, to tell us a little more about what it’s like to work at Avion, what type of entry-level pharma jobs Avion has open, and […]

Guest post by Mikayla St Clair is a Public Relations Specialist for Metrology Parts The healthcare sector functions effectively because of dedicated people who work cohesively. Medical sales representatives play a crucial role in ensuring quality control within the healthcare sector. To ensure that the sales reps adhere to the set standards, manufacturers and administrators must enforce […]

medical sales job

Once COVID-19 passes, many people in the medical industry — especially medical sales reps — will need to jump back into work. However, you’ll be starting fresh in unknown territory. Clients’ needs have shifted, your team’s way of working has evolved, and there will probably be other changes you aren’t expecting in your medical sales […]

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

“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 […]

In today’s tough job market, experience isn’t enough. A strong selling technique isn’t enough. Even “who you know” may not be enough. In order to get a great job as a medical sales rep, you need all of the above and more. You need to know how to play the game. And who better to teach you the […]