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Are You Cut Out For An Inside Sales Role? The Answer Lies In This Quiz!

Medical sales is full of possibilities. However, each one of those possibilities aren’t the right fit for everyone. And that’s OK! As you look for a medical sales role, it’s important that you discover what makes you most successful. Inside sales is a field that many successful medical sales reps call home. That’s because they […]

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4 Reasons You Need to Be on LinkedIn When Happily Employed in Medical Sales

“If I update my LinkedIn profile or start becoming active, people will think I’m looking for a job!” I hear this all the time. A decade ago, I would’ve agreed and suggested only being active on LinkedIn when job hunting. Today, though, I’ve made a complete 180. I now recommend people remain engaged on LinkedIn […]

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Regaining Confidence: How to Get a Medical Sales Job Post-Layoff

In March, GM laid off 4,000 employees in Lordstown, Ohio. Employees at 21st Century Fox, including high-level executives, went through various rounds of layoffs all throughout March. And over 350 people who just lost their jobs at Oracle and are set to depart on May 21. That’s just in 2019 already. Back in 2018, Pfizer […]

Breaking into Medical Sales

Choosing Between Types of Medical Sales Jobs: Inside vs. Outside Sales

There are endless possibilities when it comes to the different types of medical sales jobs out there. It’s critical you understand all your options so you can make an informed decision about the future of your career. To narrow down your options, you must fully understand the difference between inside and outside sales roles. At […]

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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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Writing Your Resume for Humans and Bots – 3 Medical Sales Resume Trends for 2019

Today’s job searchers face an unexpected dichotomy – a job search that requires them to blend technology with methods as old as time. While somewhere between 70 percent and 85 percent of people found roles as a result of social networking and referrals, according to a 2017 Payscale article, a 2018 Jobscan article reveals that […]

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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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Ask Linda: Can I Break Into Medical Device Sales upon College Graduation?

Written by Linda Hertz, medical sales recruiter, career blogger, and founder of the Linda Hertz Group. Hi Linda,  I’d like to explain to you my situation, so the question comes off more clear and precise. I’m a 21-year-old college student that is double majoring in sales/marketing. My freshmen year of college, I was striving to become […]

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Secrets to Rapid Job Search Success: How One Job Seeker Landed in Just Two Months

I had an opportunity earlier this year to interview Jeff, a job seeker whose career included eight years at a startup followed by four years at a Fortune 500 company. Earlier in 2018, he decided to test the job search waters again. He landed several interviews within weeks and a job in just two months. […]