Insights & Trends

startup medtech

Guest post by: Joe Ingoglia, Chief Commercial Officer at Proximo Medical Selling medical device technology, especially in the startup space, offers a specific set of challenges balanced with an overwhelming measure of rewards.  Salespeople always face adversity, especially in a COVID-19 world where access to hospitals and medical offices is limited and guidelines are constantly […]

medical sales companies

Allyship, the ongoing process in which people with privilege and power work to develop empathy toward a marginalized group’s challenges or issues, isn’t a new concept in business. However, current world events sparked by the Black Lives Matters movement has made the act a trending topic among organizations working to bring their companies across the […]

medical sales

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, […]

Job Search

basic communication skills

Communication skills are the top requirement in job postings, according to a 2020 report from LinkedIn. There has never been a time in recent medical sales history that has challenged communication more.  Because of the ways communication has changed this year, it’s more important than ever to get it right. Sharpen your basic communication skills […]

communication skills training

If you’re in sales, you know that you need to constantly be learning and growing to stay on top of your game. Investing in yourself is investing in your career and, ultimately, your success. Luckily, with remote learning becoming more and more popular, you don’t even have to leave your home to get access to […]

most popular podcasts

As a medical sales representative, you know time is valuable. And if you’re not actively selling or prospecting, the best way to spend your time is through self-improvement. The most popular podcasts are a great way to multitask while developing your skills simultaneously.  So where do you start? Communication skills are such a critical piece […]

virtual interview

The internet is full of tips these days on how to prepare for a virtual job interview in your space by finding a basic background, checking your technology, and making sure you’ll have privacy during your interview. But not everybody has the luxury of finding such a space.  Understandably, it is much harder for Gen […]

Recruiting

It’s no surprise that each generation has its own specific priorities and values. It’s not advisable to stereotype or rely on preconceived biases about the age groups. However, to effectively recruit talent with diverse experience and skills, it’s essential to understand candidates across generations have slightly different versions of interacting with people, competence with technology, […]

medical sales management

The workforce is changing as more interviews and roles become remote. This shift complicates workforce management from finding the right hires to motivating your staff.  Now, more than ever, it’s important to find the best candidates for your remote roles. The more preparation and legwork you do upfront, the higher your chances of attracting and […]

deal with burnout

Nearly 70% of employees are experiencing burnout symptoms while working from home during the pandemic, according to a July study from Monster. The results are up 20% from a similar survey just two months prior. With burnout increasingly becoming a huge problem with remote workers, the medical sales industry is no exception. Medical sales recruiters […]

candidate experience

Like all job seekers in 2020, medical sales reps want to work for a company that offers equal pay, career advancement, and recognition. Your company checks all of those boxes, so you’re all set to attract top talent, right? Not quite. The candidate experience is equally important as the employee experience in this equation for […]

On The Job

Sales success seems easy enough to define. Close the deal, meet the quota, and hit the goal. And that’s all true. Sales numbers can be a great indicator of short term success. However, the most successful salespeople think beyond the next deal or even sales season. They look for ways to grow in their career.  […]

You’re half-way through your sales presentation when all of a sudden the client says: “No. Stop. I’ve heard enough.” It’s like a punch in the gut after all the work you’ve done. This moment happens to every salesperson at some point. A sales objection is a pivotal moment in the conversation, and you control which […]

medical sales career

This summer has meant many months stuck at home with lots of time to fill. Due to the pandemic social distancing guidelines, it’s hard to figure out how to spend all of the time you’d normally be out around town or traveling to new places.  One way you can spend your time more productively is […]

Try these five open-ended questions to successfully combat medical sales objections:

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 […]