FEATURED ARTICLE: 2015 Medical Sales Salary Report


2015 Medical Sales Salary Report

It pays to work in medical sales jobs! The 2015 Medical Sales Salary Report confirms medical sales professionals continue to earn impressive incomes. But just how impressive are they? Over 3,000 medical sales people participated in our 5th annual survey, revelaing the details of their incomes along with factors such as job title, type of employer, travel, location, and even age and gender. Read the 2015 Report to see how your income stacks up compared to your peers.

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The 3 Essential Pieces of a Great Sales Cover Letter

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Tip the Hiring Scales with a Sales Cover Letter that Shows and Solves Pain Cover letters – most people hate writing them and many people hate receiving them. When cover letters get read (about 30% of the time) and when they are required (about 40% of the time), they can help tip the scale for [ Read More...]

Do Personality Tests for Employment Really Hire the Best?

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You’ve been here before. You spend your time and energy finding the perfect candidate for your open medical sales position. They are experienced, charming in the interview, and excited about the job. But after a few months, it’s just not working out with your new hire. What went wrong? Was there a way to avoid [ Read More...]

MedReps Round-Up: The Device Security Issue You Need to Know About

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Every month, MedReps.com brings you the top news you need to know to be successful in your medical sales job. These articles highlight the latest trends to help you stay up-to-date and on top of your game. Stay tuned to the MedReps.com blog as we discuss these topics in detail. Congress May Finally Kill Obamacare’s [ Read More...]

How to Look Good On a Medical Sales Resume When the Numbers Tell a Different Tale

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Three resume tips to overcome lackluster, inconsistent sales stats When it comes to hiring in the world of pharma or medical device sales, hiring managers want candidates whose sales resume shows a strong track record of success – judged by his/her ability to individually or lead a team that meets quota, ranks highly and earns awards. [ Read More...]

How to Create an Impressive 30-60-90 Day Plan for Interviews

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“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 awhile and everything about the medical [ Read More...]

How Pharma Reps Should Answer Tough Medical Sales Interview Questions

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After months of searching and applying to medical device sales jobs, you finally landed an interview. You prepare and enter the interview with confidence. But within the first few minutes, you get the feeling that the interviewer doesn’t like you – well, they don’t like your experience in pharma sales.

Four Resume Tips to Hide Employment Gaps

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How to camouflage time off and position yourself strongly for the next medical sales job Whether you left the job market by choice or not, are returning to work after a period of unemployment or looking to camouflage leave from earlier . . . overcoming a gap in employment can be overwhelming but not insurmountable. [ Read More...]

Five 21st Century Facelift Tips to Make Your Sales Resume Timeless

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In today’s competitive healthcare sales marketplace, a resume with outdated formatting raises all sorts of red flags and is a sure-fire way to ensure you don’t get considered for role. Make your resume “timeless” so readers remain in the dark about your age with these five tips for writing a resume: 1. 21st Century Contact [ Read More...]

8 of the Best Blogs for Successful Medical Sales Reps

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Healthcare is always changing. New devices, medications, and regulations are constantly shaking up the industry, changing the needs of physicians and health systems. Whether you’re in medical device sales or pharma sales, you need to keep abreast of the latest news and trends to be an effective medical sales representative. But you’re busy. You don’t [ Read More...]

6 Signs your Medical Sales Job Posting Stinks

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It’s not you – it’s your job posting. You did your research and found a popular niche medical sales job board where you post your open medical sales positions. You buy the job posting package, go through the steps to post your job, and you wait for the applications to roll in…and you wait…any minute now… [ Read More...]

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