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Accelerate Your Medical Sales Career with the Help of a Sales Coach

Sales success seems easy enough to define. Close the deal, meet the quota, and hit the goal. And that’s all true. Sales numbers can be a great indicator of short term success. However, the most successful salespeople think beyond the next deal or even sales season. They look for ways to grow in their career.  […]

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17 Sales Books to Boost Your Medical Sales Career

This summer has meant many months stuck at home with lots of time to fill. Due to the pandemic social distancing guidelines, it’s hard to figure out how to spend all of the time you’d normally be out around town or traveling to new places.  One way you can spend your time more productively is […]

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3 Reasons To Say No To A Medical Sales Promotion

Promotions are a good thing for your career, right? It’s often the goal that you’re constantly working toward in each phase of your career. You’re improving your skills, taking on new responsibilities and more, all to climb the proverbial ladder at work.  Well, as crazy as it may sound, sometimes promotions aren’t the best option […]

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4 Ways Email Addiction Hurts Your Medical Sales Career

Your smartphone, your tablet, your laptop — work emails are accessible virtually everywhere. We have the ability to refresh our inboxes on the spot, at any moment. In fact, according to the Adobe Email Usage Study, consumers spend approximately five hours a day checking work emails alone.  That study also revealed that work emails are […]

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Trust the Process: Embrace Missed Opportunities in Your Career Journey

Medical sales is a competitive, fast-paced, and demanding profession. Finding your footing in a role that makes you feel like you’re thriving may take some time and effort. If you’ve applied to new roles without successfully landing an offer, you might start to feel like reaching your goals isn’t realistic. 0

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5 Steps to an Impressive Sales Commission, No Matter the Company Size

Our 2019 medical sales salary report revealed that 71 percent of surgical sales respondents are satisfied with their earnings — and for good reason. Surgical sales reps at small companies reported earning the largest base salary at $108,143, compared to medium at $85,208 and large at $82,397.  0

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5 Pieces of Advice These Business Leaders Would Give Their Younger Selves

Most business leaders have something they wish they’d known earlier in their careers. Something that would’ve made them more successful or less stressed from the start. Of course, we can’t go back and change the past. But what we can do is learn from the life lessons of others.  0

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Find Out Why 84% of Biotech Sales Reps Are Satisfied In Their Roles

Biotech sales reps aren’t just punching the time clock. An overwhelming majority of these reps are actually happy with their jobs. In fact, our 2019 Biotech Sales Salary Report revealed that 84 percent of biotech sales reps are satisfied in their current roles — and another 84 percent are satisfied with their salaries.  0

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Why Focusing On Work-Life Balance Is Actually Hurting You

Work-life balance is having a moment. Over the last few years, it’s topped the list as one of the most important career aspects for employers and employees alike. In fact, 61 percent of medical sales reps said that work-life balance is more important than high salaries in our 2019 salary report. 0

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How to Take Charge Of Your Career Advancement

One of the best parts of a medical sales rep’s job, according to our 2019 Medical Sales Job Satisfaction survey, is the opportunity for growth. And while many medical sales reps want to advance their careers, they often wait for a promotion or for a recruiter to reach out with an impressive opportunity.  0