3 Tips to Get You In the Medical Sales Door During Low Unemployment

NOW is the time to dive into a medical sales career — with or without direct experience. This exceptional window of opportunity is a result of declining unemployment rates, which hit 3.7 percent in September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As unemployment rates continue on a downward trend, […]

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Here’s How to Target Medical Sales Companies During Your Job Search

In hopes of casting a wide net, many pharma and device sales job seekers resist the notion to create a targeted list of companies. While this inclination is natural, I’m a firm believer that by identifying your current company’s unique pain points, you can address them and position yourself as […]

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7 Questions You Need to Ask When Breaking Into Medical Sales With a Startup

Startup companies are taking the healthcare world by storm. The combination of innovation and passion for the public’s health is driving them forward faster than ever. Neurology startup Magnolia Neurosciences, for example, just raised $31 million in Series A round funding. Funding like this is propelling startups forward and creating […]

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Ask Linda: Can I Break Into Medical Device Sales upon College Graduation?

Written by Linda Hertz, medical sales recruiter, career blogger, and founder of the Linda Hertz Group. Hi Linda,  I’d like to explain to you my situation, so the question comes off more clear and precise. I’m a 21-year-old college student that is double majoring in sales/marketing. My freshmen year of college, […]

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Secrets to Rapid Job Search Success: How One Job Seeker Landed in Just Two Months

I had an opportunity earlier this year to interview Jeff, a job seeker whose career included eight years at a startup followed by four years at a Fortune 500 company. Earlier in 2018, he decided to test the job search waters again. He landed several interviews within weeks and a […]

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3 Ways Job Seekers Can Impress Growing Medical Sales Companies

Advancements in medicine and technology have made it an exciting time in the medical sales industry. Companies are growing and creating a new world of career possibilities for medical sales reps. Chances are, no matter what your dream company is, there’s an open job there for you. But with all these […]

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Job Search Advice from a Medical Device, Pharma, and Biotech Recruiter

Bill Fell is the owner and director of Recruiting Services at HIRE-IQ.net — a national, full-service, recruiting and career coaching company focused on the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and clinical research industries. His earlier background includes years in Pharma and Medical Device sales, training and leadership. With experience on both […]

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4 Medical Sales Skills You Can Learn During Your Summer Camping Trip

With summer comes sunshine, warm weather, clear skies — and for some of us — a long-awaited camping trip. As it turns out, gathering around the campfire with friends and family and exploring the great outdoors can do wonders for your health. In fact, a 2014 study published in Ecopsychology […]

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How to Slide Into a Medical Sales Job Conversation using LinkedIn InMails

One of the best parts of premium (paid) LinkedIn is the ability to send InMails to medical sales recruiters, hiring managers, and sales peers without needing to be connected. While not a magic bullet or the end-all-to-be-all when it comes to outreach, when used wisely, InMail can serve as a […]

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Supercharge Your Medical Sales Job Search with These 5 Superskills

Over the years, you’ve tackled soft skills and hard skills — just like you’re supposed to do. Now, company leaders are flipping the script again. Of course, soft skills and hard skills remain crucial for your success as a medical sales rep. However, a new report by Cornerstone and the […]

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