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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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How to Transform a Disjointed History into a Clear Story for Your Medical Sales Resume

“At first glance, my career looks confusing!” Many of us have held roles that, at first glance, appear unrelated. Others have worked in different industries besides pharma and medical device sales. Still, others hold job titles that just don’t explain exactly what it is you do. These challenges can make […]

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These 4 Women Didn’t Let Anything Hold Them Back, Neither Should You

Female. One simple word evokes a myriad of emotions and imagery. What adjectives crossed your mind after reading that powerful first word? Who popped into your mind — are they famous by definition or only in your world? This year, we reflect on this word more than ever as Women’s […]

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Breaking Through: How to Get a Medical Sales Job in the U.S.

In October, we received a question for our Ask Linda series about moving from Europe and breaking into the American pharmaceutical sales industry. It was such an interesting topic, that we felt it deserved a follow-up post about transitioning into an American medical sales job. In theory, skills and experience […]

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I’m a Pharma Rep in Europe, How do I get a Job in USA? CNPR Certification?

Written by Linda Hertz, medical sales recruiter, career blogger, and founder of the Linda Hertz Group. Dear Linda, Currently, I am employed as a pharmaceutical sales rep (PSR) in Europe. I have over 15 years of experience in the field. My husband and I are in the process of moving […]

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Ask Linda Lightning Round – Your Questions Answered

Written by Linda Hertz, medical sales recruiter, career blogger, and founder of the Linda Hertz Group. “What are medical device companies looking for in a candidate?” “How can I shine during the medical sales job interview?” “I just want to break into medical sales, but how?” These questions and many more […]

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Recruiter Mistakes – Don’t Put Off Qualified Candidates

Although job seekers are making themselves increasingly more available to recruiters to advance their careers, many more candidates will still refuse to work with you based on past negative experience or advice from their contacts. Therefore, it’s important to avoid recruiter mistakes that cost qualified candidates. In the 2016 LinkedIn […]

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These Social Media Mistakes Will Ruin Your Medical Sales Job Search

Your resume is slick and visually-appealing. Your cover letter is brief and to the point. Your portfolio highlights a proven track record of sales success. So, why can’t you get a medical sales job? Your social media activity is likely the culprit. According to Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Survey, a […]

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