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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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Don’t Send Your Medical Device Sales Resume Without These 4 Must-Haves

You have 30 seconds or less to impress recruiters with your resume, according to a recent CareerBuilder survey. That’s mere seconds to prove to medical device sales recruiters that you’re right for an open role — on a piece of paper. As if the medical device sales world wasn’t stressful enough. Now, you need to […]

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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 […]

On The Job Sales Tips

This Morning Tip Will Set You Up for Success in Medical Sales

More often than not, how your morning unfolds sets the stage for your mood. If traffic makes you late for your first meeting, stress and frustration can follow you well into the afternoon. But when the person before you in line pays for your coffee, your happiness and gratitude will last throughout the day. In […]

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On The Job Sales Tips

How to Leverage Your Sales Skills and Make the Most Out of Holiday Get-Togethers

Does the idea of “networking” at a holiday function bring out your inner grinch or make you want to run for the hills? While you’re certainly not alone, here’s the good news: those in medical sales tend to be naturally good at icebreaking conversations. Holiday networking doesn’t need to be only about idle chit chat […]

On The Job Women in Medical Sales

Top Women in Medical Sales: What Purpose and Persistence Can Do For Your Career

Women are outnumbered in medical sales. In fact, in the 2017 Medical Sales Salary Report, 70 percent of the respondents were men. In addition, the report found that women earn just 83 percent of what men do and make up only 30 percent of the respondents. While this picture seems bleak, if you look for […]

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6 Ways to Hack the LinkedIn Algorithm and Bubble to the Top of Medical Sales Recruiter Searches

LinkedIn, along with niche job boards like MedReps, is where recruiters go to find and vet medical sales talent. In fact, according to a 2017 U.S. News & World Report article, 95 percent use LinkedIn as a key sourcing tool to find candidates to present to their client companies. In my experience, the six biggest […]

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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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Plan to Keep Your Medical Sales Employees’ Spirits High This Holiday Season

We all know those people who are done holiday shopping by August. That type of preparation is impressive — and out of the ordinary. Most of us don’t prepare for the holidays at work or at home until it’s too late. Unfortunately, this leaves us overly stressed, scrambling to get everything in order. When it […]

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Here’s How to Target Medical Sales Companies During Your Job Search

In hopes of casting a wide net, many pharma and device sales job seekers resist the notion to create a targeted list of companies. While this inclination is natural, I’m a firm believer that by identifying your current company’s unique pain points, you can address them and position yourself as a candidate ideally suited to […]