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Attention Recruiters: These are The Resolutions Job Seekers Wish You Had

A 2018 ManPower Group survey, revealed 45 percent of employers say they can’t find the skills they need to fill open roles. That’s the highest talent shortage in over a decade — and certainly not the way recruiters want to start 2019. To tackle this issue and start the new year on a more positive […]

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3 Tips to Get You In the Medical Sales Door During Low Unemployment

NOW is the time to dive into a medical sales career — with or without direct experience. This exceptional window of opportunity is a result of declining unemployment rates, which hit 3.7 percent in September, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As unemployment rates continue on a downward trend, employers struggle to fill open […]

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3 Ways to Create Deeper Relationships with Top Medical Sales Talent

The current economic status is hitting all kinds of records. The one receiving most of the media’s attention is the unbelievably low unemployment rate. Currently, it stands at 3.9 percent — an 18-year low — and is expected to dive even lower, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While this record-low is positive for […]

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Pharmaceutical Sales Jobs Available Now at These Top Companies

It’s a great time to be a pharmaceutical sales rep. Our 2018 Pharmaceutical Sales Salary Report found that 80 percent of employees in these roles are satisfied with their job. The compensation is very competitive, there are great benefits, and many of the companies in this field are doing exciting and innovative work. If you […]

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Don’t Miss Out On the Best Healthcare Jobs at These Startups

The healthcare industry used to be driven by large corporations. Traditionally, they had the resources to fund research and product development that made it difficult for smaller companies to compete. But we’re in a new era. Medical sales startups are making waves in the healthcare community. Their innovation, passion, and drive are attracting the best […]

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3 Ways Medical Sales Reps Can Make Positive Impacts During Controversy

Even amid the heat of the largest two sales controversies, pharmaceutical sales reps are finding reasons to keep their heads high. In fact, an overwhelming 50 percent of sales reps, overall, in our most recent report said they believe medical marijuana legalization will positively impact their jobs — so there’s no doubt the future is […]

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Insights & Trends Recruiting Trends

These Superskills Will Move Your Medical Sales Recruiting Into the Future

You’ve mastered identifying soft and hard skills in job seekers. Now, the Institute for the Future (IFTF) has identified a whole new set of skills you need to find in candidates. This list of five superskills is helping recruiters everywhere prepare for the future, rather than attempting to simply backfill today’s needs. In a report […]

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Are You Emotionally Agile Enough for a Job in Medical Sales? How to Prove It

No matter what twists and turns the medical sales field throws at you, you’re ready for them. Customers and peers are naturally drawn to your easy-going nature — especially during stressful times. While they may call you laid-back or open-minded, the proper term is emotionally agile. Virgin Pulse recently teamed up with Harvard Medical School […]

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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 writing a resume and LinkedIn […]

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Getting a Promotion in Medical Sales Using Sales Strategies

Are you looking for a much-needed promotion? If so, you may be tempted to put your head down and work hard, hoping that your hard work is noticed and pays off. While there’s certainly nothing wrong with dedication and working hard, the truth is, there’s usually more to getting a promotion than the work alone. […]