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Highlight These 3 “Must Haves” on Your Pharmaceutical Sales Resume

You have the power to impress pharmaceutical sales hiring pros. It’s true. You have the experience, personality, skills, and drive to create a truly successful career. There’s just one tiny technicality standing in your way of making that first critical impression — your pharmaceutical sales resume. No matter how many times you check the job […]

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This Pharma Recruiter is Dishing On How to Become A Pharmaceutical Sales Rep

Understanding how to become a pharmaceutical sales rep can be really complicated. You’ve heard about the great success people find in the field but have no clue how to get there yourself. The truth is, no one piece of advice will immediately get you hired. There’s no secret club or exact combination of experience you […]

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In Honor of World AIDS Day, We Took a Step Into Pharmaceutical Sales’ Past

World AIDS Day — December 1st — is fundamental in building awareness for AIDS and HIV all year long. The destructive pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 35 million people worldwide. That number only accounts for those documented records since first being identified in 1984. Today, there are an estimated 36.7 million people […]

Breaking into Medical Sales Job Search

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. 0

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Report Finds Sales Reps Don’t Back Down From Toughest Controversies — And Neither Should You

Medical marijuana legalization and the opioid crisis are two controversies most companies want nothing to do with. That is, unless you’re in pharmaceutical sales. According to 89 percent of sales reps in various fields surveyed by my team at MedReps in Selling Controversial Products: Rising Above the Negativity to Find Positive Impacts, pharmaceutical sales reps […]

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On The Job Sales Tips

Increase Pharmaceutical Sales by Overcoming the Educational Barrier

The current opioid crisis in the U.S. is a delicate subject for the pharmaceutical sales industry. Patients, doctors, and sales reps, alike, didn’t truly anticipate the negative impact of increased opioid prescription sales. It was this lack of education that led to an addiction epidemic and a lack of trust in pharmaceutical sales reps. In […]

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How to Spice Up Your Pharmaceutical Sales Pitch

You enter the doctor’s office with your friendliest smile in place. You’ve got your information pamphlets ready and start flipping through the pages as you present your product to the doctor. But you’re only a quarter of the way through the latest efficacy data when your stomach drops. The doctor has completely tuned you out. […]

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Insights & Trends

80% of Pharmaceutical Sales Pros Love Their Job. Here’s Why

Medical sales is a competitive field for a simple reason — professionals love their jobs. This is especially true for those who work in pharmaceutical sales. In fact, as our 2018 Medical Sales Salary Report shows, they report some of the highest satisfaction rates. A whopping 80 percent say they’re happy with their pay, and 80 […]

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Breaking into Medical Sales Job Search

Ask Linda: I am 40 Years Old, Do I Break into Pharma Sales by Getting Certified?

  Written by Linda Hertz, medical sales recruiter, career blogger, and founder of the Linda Hertz Group. Mrs. Hertz I have read several of your replies to questions and truly value your opinion. I have had a number of interviews with Pharmaceutical companies and have moved into the final stage several times. I have been trying […]