MedReps 2018 Member Snapshot

Breaking the Mold: A Unique Look at Our Medical Sales Community Medical and pharmaceutical sales do not fit into one generic mold — and neither should their sales representatives. At MedReps, each member stands out with their own unique combination of experience, specialties, and job search interests. This year, our […]

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4 Reasons Job Auditions are the Future of Medical Sales Recruiting

It’s time to pull the cloth off of traditional interviews and reveal their true identity. That’s exactly what recruiters in LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report are doing. In fact, 63 percent feel traditional interviews fall short when it comes to assessing candidate soft skills, and 57 percent said the […]

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Don’t Let Runner-Up Candidates Fall Through the Cracks

You work hard to source and place top quality talent for your best sales jobs. There are times, however, when the talent pool isn’t up to snuff with the demands of your clients. Unfortunately, this problem is more widespread than you think. In fact, in the 2016 Jobvite Recruiter Nation […]

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Lies and Half-Truths: How to Spot Deceitful Candidate Answers

There are times when finding stand-out candidates to fill your medical sales jobs seems impossible. However, if you place the wrong talent, you run the risk of them leaving soon after being hired. This reflects poorly on your recruiting abilities. Still, talent acquisition leaders are increasingly hitting a wall when […]

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Want to Place More Medical Sales Candidates? Focus on the Benefits

More than ever before, candidates are looking for medical sales jobs with companies that offer solid benefits packages. In fact, according to the 2017 MedReps Medical Sales Salary Report, benefits are the main selling point.   While salary pays the bills, if benefits do not defray additional costs that come […]

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3 Medical Sales Recruiting Tips From The College Sports Pros

“Recruit daily or die.” Jim McElwain, University of Florida head football coach, obviously doesn’t take recruiting lightly. But with the weight of rebuilding a championship team on his shoulders, who can blame him? McElwain’s recruiting strategy is fierce, but it’s paying off. Since the latest recruits joined the 2017/2018 team, […]

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Job Seekers Are Discouraged: Here’s What They Wish You Knew

Mary is at it again. She’s already spent three hours at her desk researching the medical sales company, updating her resume, writing a thoughtful cover letter, and she hasn’t even gotten to the long process of filling out the application. To many, it looks like she’s applying for just another […]

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4 Reasons to Hire Inexperienced Medical Sales Reps

As a medical sales recruiter, you may be hesitant to take a chance on candidates with limited experience, thinking that might translate to an inability to effectively perform in the job. While experience is certainly a factor to consider, it shouldn’t be seen as the only value to an organization. […]

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3 Ways to Make Medical Sales Pros Part of Your Team in an Interview

As a medical sales recruiter, it’s happened to you countless times. You find the best candidates, they have the skills and experience you’re looking for, and the interview goes perfectly. Unfortunately, when it comes time for offers, they turn them down. In such a fast-paced, competitive job market, you can’t […]

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Attract Quality Candidates with These Career Page Tips

Finding the best medical sales reps isn’t always easy. With more than 10 years’ experience as a recruiter, “Amanda” knows where she needs to be to get in front of candidates. She’s on social media, she’s using the top medical job boards, she’s built out her network, and her company […]

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