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Donald Richison

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End the Sunday Night ‘Scaries’ For Your Medical Sales Reps

Monday morning may not be the most stressful part of the week for your medical sales reps. Believe it or not, Sunday evening is when the majority of workplace professionals (80 percent) experience a build-up of stress and anxiety, according to a new study by LinkedIn.  This stress could be even higher in medical sales. […]

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4 Ways To Explain Why You Were Fired and Land Your Next Medical Sales Job

Hearing the words, “I’m sorry, but we have to let you go,” can be devastating. People are fired for many different reasons. But most of those reasons are not going to end your career. In fact, nearly half of C-suite leaders (45 percent) faced at least one major blow-up in their career — like being […]

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How A Ban On Gifts Improves Pharmaceutical Sales Reps’ Relationships

Change is a constant in pharmaceutical sales. You must evolve as medications do. Updating sales materials and memorizing new critical details. Learning the habits of new customers as they rotate into doctors’ offices. These are all expected changes — ones you’ve likely become accustomed. However, there are much bigger changes that require you to keep […]

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5 Warning Signs Your Medical Sales Job Is The Wrong Fit

Oprah recently made headlines for leaving 60 Minutes. Her reason:  “…it was not the best format for me,” according to an interview with the Hollywood Reporter. This simple realization can be monumental, regardless of whether you’re a medical sales rep or an influential celebrity like Oprah. Leading the most successful sales career and being satisfied […]

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3 Ways to Support Your LGBTQ Medical Sales Employees

Two in five LGBTQ workers feel bullied at work. This staggering statistic reported by a 2017 CareerBuilder survey highlights an epidemic that needs to be openly addressed in workplaces everywhere. Even more discouraging, 72 percent do not report their bullying. That means well over half of the LGBTQ community who are bullied in the workplace […]

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3 Reasons You Should Interview Silver Medalists For Your Next Job Opening

A silver medal in the Olympics — now that’s a great achievement. A silver medal in the job search — it’s not something you’re writing home about. These silver medalist candidates are those who came in just short of getting an offer from you. This doesn’t mean they weren’t a great fit or a strong […]

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5 Experts’ Secrets to Fixing a Toxic Work Environment

Corporate culture can make or break the job for most people. In order for employees to thrive, culture is just as important as the job itself. However, despite its importance, toxic workplaces are prevalent, and often go on unresolved because employees don’t feel they can speak up. In fact, according to a 2018 report from […]

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3 Important Lessons From Amazon’s Healthcare Disruptor, Haven

The Amazon – Berkshire – J.P. Morgan healthcare platform that launched last year finally has a name: Haven. Along with the announcement of the name, CEO Atul Gawande detailed the company’s vision and mission statements. With a name like “Haven,” you probably think it’s safe to assume the company is wholly consumer-focused — and you’re […]

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3 Ways Medical Sales Reps Can Celebrate National Nurses Week

The nation was sparked to outrage in late April 2019 when Washington state senator, Maureen Walsh, was arguing for an amendment that would exclude small hospitals from a bill requiring nurses to have breaks. Walsh stated nurses at these hospitals “…probably do get breaks. They probably play cards for a considerable amount of the day.” […]