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Industry Trends Sales Tips

How to Use Quality Over Compliance Mindset In Your Sales Strategy

Look at the medical device you’re selling. I mean really look at its design and functions. Consider how many regulations engineers and developers had to meet to get this single device FDA approved. Following “the rules” may seem like busy work to those involved in the developmental stages of a product when these regulations feel […]

Sales Tips

3 Medical Sales Negotiating Mistakes Hurting Your Close Rate

You’ve worked hard for this account. The research, cold-calling, rescheduling of appointments — they’ve all led to this one moment. The negotiation. Even for the most seasoned medical sales reps, this stage of the selling game can quickly take a wrong turn. Just one misstep can take all the momentum you’ve built and turn it […]

Career Growth Sales Tips

How to Use Your Failures to Create Success In Medical Sales

Sales leaderboards don’t have a column for your failures. They don’t list the leads who said ‘no’ or formerly reliable customers who chose someone else’s product over yours. And thank goodness they don’t, right? The majority of us want to shove our failures under a rug. They’re embarrassing and remind us of uncomfortable, disappointing moments […]

Job Search Resume

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 […]

Career Growth On The Job

When Customers Become Friends: 3 Ways to Separate Business From Personal

Traditional business models warn strongly against mixing business with personal life. Of course, this is for good reason. The waters get clouded when too many emotions are thrown into the mix. However, the way we build professional relationships is rapidly changing — laying this old business model to rest. Social media and new marketing tactics […]

Career Growth On The Job

3 Sales Analytic Tools You Need to Supercharge Your Career

Trial and error have always been a huge part of the sales process. In medical sales jobs, reps applied what they believed previously worked best and used intelligent guesses to hopefully hit the mark. Starting in 2017, this all changed. Over 50 percent of companies adopted big data, according to the 2017 Big Data Analytics […]

On The Job Sales Tips

4 Tips to Get Over Those Post-Holiday Sales Blues

New year, new possibilities — that’s the motto. But for most medical sales reps, it’s more like, “New year, new stressors.” With 35 percent of employees feeling more work-related pressure during the holidays, according to a 2017 Accountemps survey, it’s no surprise people aren’t excited to jump back into work. To pack on more pressure, […]

Career Growth On The Job

4 Tips to Earn an MBA While Remaining at the Top of Your Sales Leaderboard

Joanna Piazza, Health System Account Manager with Sysmex America, didn’t start her career with an MBA. Actually, she was a successful medical sales rep for 10 years before deciding to go back to school. But now that she’s earned those three important letters, Piazza wouldn’t go back to working in medical sales without it. 0

Culture & Retention Recruiting

Stop The Ghost of Recessions Past From Scaring Your Medical Sales Team

A ghost has been haunting medical sales employees for the last 10 years. It isn’t cloaked in a white sheet, roaming company halls. This ghost is much more unsettling — it’s the ghost of recessions past. Many medical sales employees are still dealing with the repercussions of the 2008 Great Recession, according to a recent […]

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 […]