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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What You Need to Know About the New Generation of Medical Sales Pros

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Your best medical sales reps are exceeding expectations and moving up the ranks. But as your best talent advances, you’re left with gaps in entry-level positions. In fact, the 2015 Millennial Majority Workforce study by Elance-oDesk and Millennial Branding found that 28 percent of Millennial workers are already at management level. Where will you find [ Read More...]

Medical Sales Job Search – How to Play and Win the Game


Finding a job in today’s highly competitive market is no easy task.  It’s not enough to have plenty of experience or a great selling technique anymore.  To get a rewarding job as a medical or pharmaceutical sales rep, you will need much more than that.  The job search game is all in how you play [ Read More...]

How to Make an Impression in the Medical Sales Job Interview

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Five minutes. That’s all the time you have to make an impression in a medical sales job interview, a survey conducted by CareerBuilder suggests. The survey of more than 2,000 hiring professionals, conducted in November and December 2014, found that 49 percent know within the first five minutes of an interview if they want to [ Read More...]

MedReps Round-Up: What You Need to Know about Outsourcing


  Every month, MedReps 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 blog, as we discuss these topics in detail.

Changing the Prescription Drugs Pricing Game

How does drug pricing affect pharma sales reps?

One of the hottest issues this year in the health care world has been the costs of pharmaceuticals. From the firestorm around the spike in cost of Daraprim, to politicians wading into the fray, calls for decreases in the price of cancer drugs and an increasing movement towards value pricing; how drug prices are set [ Read More...]

5 Steps to Hook Your Reader with a Persuasive LinkedIn Summary Section


  Few medical sales job seekers on LinkedIn realize that after the headline, the Summary section is the second most widely-read section on a LinkedIn profile. Furthermore, studies show readers spend more than 90% of their total time focused solely on this section. THE BOTTOM LINE? If you don’t hook the reader with a persuasive [ Read More...]

How to Get a Medical Sales Job: Everything you need to know about the hiring process

Getting The Job

It should be easy, right?  Hiring managers are looking for the best person for the job.  Well, not so fast.  The hiring process can be quite subjective and depend on a number of factors.  No longer are employers simply looking for someone with the most experience  or the longest list of supporting credentials.  The hiring game is [ Read More...]

5 of the Most Common Mistakes in the Medical Sales Job Search

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You’ve searched on industry job boards, submitted countless resumes, and have even interviewed with a few companies. But you still can’t find a medical sales job. Something is wrong. But what? Here are some of the most common mistakes job seekers make looking for medical sales jobs and how to avoid them: Looking for medical [ Read More...]

5 Promising Places to Look for Medical Sales Jobs

Best Cities for Device and Pharma Sales Jobs

If you’re having trouble finding your next medical sales job, your location may be the problem. In fact, our Job Search Tactics and Frustrations survey found that 35 percent of professionals surveyed said there aren’t enough medical sales jobs in their location. So where are all the medical sales jobs? We did some research to [ Read More...]

How to Position Startup Failure as a Positive on your Medical Sales Resume

Medical device Startup Success

Resume Tips for Startup Casualties According to a June 2014 article appearing in The Guardian, most startups (as many as 90%) and new business launches fail.  Of course with no risk comes no reward, which is why it’s easy to appreciate and understand the allure of giving it a try. But how should medical sales [ Read More...]

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