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Talking Money: Understanding Pay and Compensation for Medical Sales Reps

It might seem like a dream come true once you’ve landed your first sales rep position. But once you get the job, you’ll need to know how you’ll get paid. Sales reps’ pay and commission structures differ from salaried positions, and the variability in pay structures can significantly impact your bottom line.  It is essential […]

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Do You Need Certifications for a Pharma Sales Career?

Are you considering a position in pharmaceutical sales? If so, you likely are wondering if there are any additional certifications that can help make you a stand-out applicant. Discover the best certifications for pharma sales reps, learn how they can help you break into the industry and find out if you really need them in […]

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What to Do When a Sales Client Wants to Choose a Competitor

It’s the news no medical sales rep wants to hear: one of your trusted clients announces they’re about to sign with your competitor.  When a client wants to choose a competitor, it’s key to engage them with natural, easygoing dialogue right away. By speaking positively of the competition, asking your client why they’ve made their […]

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How to Keep Med Sales Clients During Inflation

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently facing one of the highest inflation rates in recent history. For businesses in the medical sales industry, it can be especially challenging to maintain customer loyalty and keep sales afloat during times of high inflation. The resulting global supply chain crisis has caused prices for many medical […]

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7 Time Management Techniques for Medical Sales Reps

The medical sales industry is a fast-paced and ever-changing field. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends while also managing your time efficiently. Making sales is all about building relationships and cultivating trust. However, it can be hard to do this when you don’t have enough time to dedicate to your […]

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Career Development Opportunities for Medical Sales Reps

Careers in medical device sales are highly sought after and very rewarding. But developing your career in the industry can be time-consuming and confusing, especially you don’t have a clear path.  No matter how much time you’ve spent as a medical sales rep, there is still an opportunity for advancement. There are a variety of […]

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Changes Medical Sales Companies Are Making to Keep Staff

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into its third year, medical sales companies are making changes to retain staff and keep their medical sales reps happier and more secure moving forward.  We are currently in an era called “The Great Resignation” because of the record number of employees opting to quit their jobs in favor of […]

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5 Popular Podcasts to Boost your Communication Skills

 As a medical sales representative, you know time is valuable. And if you’re not actively selling or prospecting, the best way to spend your time is through self-improvement. The most popular podcasts are a great way to multitask while developing your skills simultaneously.  So where do you start? Communication skills are such a critical piece […]

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10 Daily Challenges in the Life of The Medical Sales Representative

And How They Can Make Your CV Amazing Guest post by Andrew Arkley is the founder of PurpleCV As a medical sales representative, you’re the link between pharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals. A day in your life can be full of unique challenges, but it is also a gratifying role. You need to be resilient, […]

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You Need to Meet These 3 Medical Sales Jobs Requirements

If you’re looking for common medical sales jobs requirements, it’s safe to assume you have a passion for the job and want to get started on your new career. Medical sales jobs are both exciting and rewarding. Truth be told, though, they are competitive, but that’s to be expected with a job that can pay […]