Written by

Karyn Mullins

Karyn Mullins is the President at MedReps, a job board which gives members access to the most sought after medical sales jobs and pharmaceutical sales jobs on the Web.

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Why You Should Choose Presence over Presents this Holiday Season

Fostering strong medical sales relationships is work that needs to be done year-round. At MedReps, we know that building solid connections is about more than giving the biggest, shiniest gift, and that the relationships you share with both your clients and your colleagues are what define a successful career. The common practice of showering clients […]

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3 Small Medical Companies You Shouldn’t Overlook

Large companies receive much of the glory in the medical sales community. Their large size must mean monumental commissions, more opportunities for growth, and superior products.  The awe-struck wonder of large medical sales companies often puts a shadow on smaller companies. But small medical sales companies can hold their own. In fact, our 2019 9th […]

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A Deeper Look Into How Gender Impacts Medical Sales Earnings

Gender barriers in sales are often viewed as black and white. There are inherent problems, leaders and employees are working to resolve them…and that’s that.  We’ve found gender inequality issues in sales are much more complex. In our 2019 9th Annual Medical Sales Salary Report, many sales reps of both genders mentioned they recognize the […]

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How Managers Can Help Destroy the Medical Sales Boys Club

As a sales manager, you, of course, want to believe your team feels supported and treated fairly. Unfortunately, the majority of sales respondents (65.2%) in our recent report, The State of the Sales Industry ‘Boys Club’ in 2019, believe there’s a ‘boys club’ mentality in the sales industry.  Your team’s ability to rise above the […]

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Women in Medical Sales: From Hollywood Costume Designer to Medical Device Innovator

Women are outnumbered in medical sales. In fact, in the 2019 Medical Sales Salary Report, 67% of the respondents were men. In addition, the report found that women earn just 83% of what men do and makeup only 33% of the respondents. While, at first glance, this may seem discouraging, there is a multitude of […]

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Recruiters Share What They’re Thankful for This Thanksgiving

The holiday season is a time for joy and thanksgiving. However, it’s also a time when you and your recruitment team are scrambling to find top talent in-between time off spent with family and friends. To make matters more challenging, 74% of recruiters in Jobvite’s Recruiter Nation Survey say they believe hiring will become more […]

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How to Break Into Medical Sales During the Holidays

There’s a perception that job seekers hold fast to — the holiday season is the worst possible time to try to break into medical sales.  According to TopResume, a primary contributor to this belief lies with job seekers themselves. They pull out of the job market, leaving employers scrambling for qualified candidates. In reality, many […]

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What You Need to Know Before Applying to the Biggest Pharmaceutical Sales Companies

The impact. The salary. The commission checks. The benefits and possibilities. Working for the biggest and most innovative pharmaceutical sales companies certainly has its perks. And if you’ve been dreaming of landing a role with companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Merck, or Gilead, you’re likely ready to start applying full-steam ahead.  However, simply […]

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How to Navigate the “Yes. Wait No.” Trend That’s Impacting Sales Recruiting

In the super-hot job market, the challenges of sales recruitment have risen to an all-time high. Recruiters aren’t only having to compete for the top talent, but they also have to navigate complications when candidates back out prior to onboarding. When the candidate they recommend doesn’t pan out, it reflects poorly on their ability to […]

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Break Free From the More, More, More Mentality of Your Medical Sales Job

It’s no secret that those who hold medical sales jobs are constantly pushing themselves for more. More sales for more commission. More quality time with more customers to build more relationships. They need to respond to one more email, make one more phone call, and put more time into their sales reports. It adds up […]