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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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Learn the Truth About Medical Sales Certification Programs

Whether you’re trying to break into medical sales or you’re an industry veteran looking for a change of scenery, it can be challenging to find that ever-elusive golden opportunity. For many, medical sales certification seems like a surefire way to get an advantage over the competition by providing proof of in-depth industry knowledge. However, are […]

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The Necessary Skills to Succeed in Medical Sales 101

Various medical sales skills are necessary for success. Along with more industry-focused skills, recruiters are increasingly looking for well-rounded candidates who bring a variety of experiences and capabilities. In this year’s Bullhorn North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends report, 55 percent of the 2,100 U.S.-based recruiters surveyed said they have trouble finding skilled candidates. For general […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Working in Medical Device Sales

Navigating the world of medical sales is a major task. Understanding where you’ll excel, the differences between each niche industry, and then, ultimately, deciding where your skills and values fit requires intensive research. This type of research is especially important when a specific industry is trending. Medical device sales, for example, has seen plenty of […]

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A Day in the Life of a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative

The job of a pharmaceutical sales representative is a highly desired one. With a high salary, excellent benefits and perks, and the potential for growth, it’s easy to see why. In fact, on average, pharmaceutical sales reps earn $103,300  each year, not including commissions. That amount can vary, based on the years of experience the […]

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Entry-level Pharma Jobs: Sr. Recruiter at Avion Pharmaceuticals Reveals How to Get One

As the Small Pharma Winner of MedReps Best Places to Work in Medical Sales Awards, Avion Pharmaceuticals has no trouble attracting top talent. We asked Ebony Mattox, Sr. Recruiter at Avion, to tell us a little more about what it’s like to work at Avion, what type of entry-level pharma jobs Avion has open, and […]

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Medical Sales Jobs at Large Companies: The Truth You Need to Know

Medical sales jobs at large companies offer incredible potential. You can earn large, enticing salaries. They raise the bar even higher with commission structures, bonuses, and impressive benefits. However, there’s almost always a flipside. Medical sales jobs at large companies are also often perceived as cutthroat and sometimes impersonal. In fact, 26 percent of large […]

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3 Tips That Will Launch Your Career in Medical Sales

Shopping, baking, hosting, traveling — the holiday season is never as calm and peaceful as we like to imagine. Unfortunately, topping all of this off is stress from your career. In fact, 35 percent of employees feel more work-related pressure during the holidays, according to an Accountemps survey. In medical sales, stress during the holidays […]

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3 Secrets to Going From New Hire to Rockstar Medical Sales Employee

Job hopping is the new norm. In fact, an April survey from Robert Half found that 64 percent of employees prefer to change their job every few years. That’s a 22 percent increase since 2014. The allure of job hopping is understandable. It gives employees more freedom in their career and allows them to continually […]

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Big Data 101: What Medical Sales Reps Need to Know

We’re in the information era. From electronic health records to wearables to AI, there’s no end to the data sources now available to medical sales companies. This information allows organizations and their sales reps to better understand the needs of their clients. But you’re not a data analyst. Suddenly being asked to use big data […]