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MedReps Guide to Networking in Medical Sales

Medical sales job search techniques have changed a lot over the years, but at least one thing remains the same — it’s usually not what you know, but who you know. That is, networking is critical to breaking into medical sales. According to a LinkedIn survey, networking is a must for today’s job seekers. In […]

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6 Ways to Hack the LinkedIn Algorithm and Bubble to the Top of Medical Sales Recruiter Searches

LinkedIn, along with niche job boards like MedReps, is where recruiters go to find and vet medical sales talent. In fact, according to a 2017 U.S. News & World Report article, 95 percent use LinkedIn as a key sourcing tool to find candidates to present to their client companies. In my experience, the six biggest […]

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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 great starting point for communications. […]

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4 Ways to Earn Referrals Without Upsetting Your Current Work Dynamics

To get the best sales jobs, you need top notch referrals. In fact, according to Jobvite’s 9th Annual Recruiter Nation Report, 78 percent of recruiters rank referrals as the best source for quality hires. There finally seems to be a simple solution for getting on recruiters’ radar. Now that you understand what recruiters want, you […]

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Improve Your Social Media and You’ll Land Sales Jobs

Recruiters aren’t waiting around to chat with you before they start digging into your online profiles. In an attempt to gain professional and personal insights, 76 percent of recruiters are looking online before contacting job seekers according to a report, What Recruiters Want, by our team here at MedReps. This gives them a clearer picture […]

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Will Your Online Presence Help or Hurt During a Medical Sales Job Hunt?

Sadly, the days when a killer resume alone will land you that coveted pharma or medical device sales role are long gone. Why? Without “social proof,” (aka an online presence) that reaffirms that you are who you say you are, chances are great that a recruiter or a hiring manager won’t find, vet you, or […]

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Here’s What Recruiters Want to See From You Online

Now, more than ever, job seekers need a solid online presence to land medical sales jobs. In fact, our recent survey, What Medical Sales Recruiters Look For in the Digital Age, found 76 percent of recruiters go online first when they receive a candidate application. Furthermore, a majority of recruiters (63 percent) also said they […]

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LinkedIn’s New Look and What It Means for Your Medical Sales Profile

LinkedIn changed its look earlier this spring. If you haven’t reworked your summary section, or if you have skipped this section altogether, you run the risk of getting overlooked by the recruiters and decision makers who scour the site on a regular basis looking for sales talent. If you are actively job hunting, or just […]