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17 Sales Books to Boost Your Medical Sales Career

This summer has meant many months stuck at home with lots of time to fill. Due to the pandemic social distancing guidelines, it’s hard to figure out how to spend all of the time you’d normally be out around town or traveling to new places.  One way you can spend your time more productively is […]

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Contemplating a New Career? Ask These 3 Questions About Medical Sales College

If 2022 has you contemplating a career change, you wouldn’t be the only one. And with so much focus on the healthcare industry, you may find yourself wondering if and how you might find success in this 3.6 trillion dollar industry. Going to med school likely isn’t an option, but you’ve heard that medical device […]

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How to Choose a Medical Sales Career Path

If you are beginning to dip your toes into the waters of the medical sales industry, it can be overwhelming to find the medical representative career path that’s right for you.  Here at MedReps, we tend to divide the options into five categories: surgical, medical device, biotechnology, medical equipment, and pharmaceutical sales. And each of […]

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Learn the Truth About Medical Sales Certification Programs

Whether you’re trying to break into medical sales or you’re an industry veteran looking for a change of scenery, it can be challenging to find that ever-elusive golden opportunity. For many, medical sales certification seems like a surefire way to get an advantage over the competition by providing proof of in-depth industry knowledge. However, are […]

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The Necessary Skills to Succeed in Medical Sales 101

Various medical sales skills are necessary for success. Along with more industry-focused skills, recruiters are increasingly looking for well-rounded candidates who bring a variety of experiences and capabilities. In this year’s Bullhorn North American Staffing and Recruiting Trends report, 55 percent of the 2,100 U.S.-based recruiters surveyed said they have trouble finding skilled candidates. For general […]

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Entry-Level Medical Sales Salaries Broken Down Into 5 Categories

Starting a career journey in medical sales is an exciting time. It can also be intimidating. Many job seekers fear a lack of experience will hold them back from starting on a successful path. Really, we’ve all heard about the numerous years of experience reps have and how their earning potential goes up exponentially as […]

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3 Differences Between Medical Device Sales and Pharmaceutical Sales

“Medical sales” often gets lumped into one giant category regardless of what you’re selling. This is especially true for those new to the industry. While some of the differences may seem small to outsiders, they’re immense to those selling the products every day. 4+

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10 Tips For Job Hunting While You’re Still Employed

Looking for a new job while you’re still employed can be overwhelming. You want to do everything you can to secure your dream job, all while continuing to fulfill your duties in your current role.  If you’re wondering how it’s possible to do both, you came to the right place. Read on to find the […]

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How Prevent Burnout As a Medical Representat

Job burnout is prevalent in the workforce, especially in a fast-paced, competitive industry like medical sales. In fact, in a recent survey with responses from 7,500 employees, 23% claimed that they often experience burnout due to work-related stress. Meanwhile, 67% claimed they sometimes experience burnout. With technological advances allowing you to work anywhere at any […]

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10 Soft Skills Medical Sales Reps Need for Success

Working as a sales representative in the medical industry can be challenging. This professional involves a lot of hard work and determination to be successful, and the importance of the job has only increased in recent years. Fortunately, those who choose to work in this field are no strangers to hard work. With the right […]