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The MedReps Healthcare Sales Jobs Report – July 2012

The number of healthcare jobs continues to rise, but will medical and pharmaceutical sales jobs keep with the trend? On the first Friday of every month all eyes turn to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The highly anticipated employment situation report answers questions like, “Has the unemployment rate gone up or down?” and “How […]

Recruiting

5 Tips for Hiring the Best Medical Device Reps in an Overcrowded Job Market

The recession may be behind us, but even the healthcare industry didn’t escape without a few scars. While medical device companies generally fared better than pharmaceutical companies, there are still a lot of talented medical device reps out of work. You may think the number of unemployed industry professionals would make finding quality medical device […]

Job Search Tips

Guide to the Medical Sales Job Search

Once upon a time, the medical sales job search began with opening the newspaper. Medical sales job seekers were expected to “pound the pavement” in search of career opportunities. Recruiters for pharmaceutical and medical device companies relied on word of mouth and classified ads to publicize new sales and marketing jobs. It’s amusing to think […]

Job Search Social Networking

How to Use Twitter to Advance Your Medical Sales Career

Every industry is buzzing about online social networking. Once used primarily as a way for friends to interact online, the most talked about social networking site, Twitter, allows users to actively engage with people they may never meet outside of cyberspace. You may be skeptical about how this social phenomenon relates to your medical sales […]

Industry Trends Insights & Trends

How Will the Sunshine Act Affect Med Reps?

You can run but you can’t hide. The start date may have been postponed, but that doesn’t mean drug and device companies are off the hook. As specified by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, pharmaceutical and medical device companies offering any product covered by Medicare or Medicaid will soon have to […]

Industry Trends

Just the Facts: The Medical Device Excise Tax

The debate surrounding healthcare reform dominated the nation’s attention for much of 2009. Although the legislation was signed into law in March of 2010, the controversy continues – especially for those working for medical device companies. The source of contention? The impending medical device excise tax that will help to fund the reform. How will […]