Tag Archives: tips for recruiters

sales interview, medreps
Featured Recruiting

Look Beyond the Mask: Assessing Visual Cues in Candidates

Sales interviews tell you a lot about a candidate. Their experience, their resume, their strengths and weaknesses — it all comes out. Beyond the verbal cues lies the nonverbal communication, or body language. Think smiling, posture, and hand gestures as examples.  Pre-pandemic, it was easy to see and assess candidates’ emotional responses. In the midst […]

employee referrals
Featured Recruiting

4 Steps to Tap Into the Benefits of Employee Referrals

Since May, unemployment has slowly decreased, but there are still more than twice the number of job seekers on the market than at the beginning of this year. That means there is a lot of talent to tap into, but it also means just about everyone knows someone who is out of work. Now is […]

recruiter communication
Featured Recruiting

3 Ways to Optimize Candidate-Approved Recruiter Communication

It goes without saying that communication is crucial in the recruitment process, especially when it is entirely virtual. Poor communications can result in losing top talent.  To avoid communication mistakes, it’s essential to hear what candidates have to say about how they’d like recruiters to correspond with them. We surveyed more than 500 job seekers […]

company culture
Featured Recruiting

5 Ways to Make Your Company Culture a Focus in Virtual Recruiting

One of the most significant challenges facing businesses right now is the impact of virtual processes on the company culture.  Even before the pandemic, one in five US workers searched for a new role due to workplace culture, according to a 2019 report from SHRM. Transitioning to a remote workplace has the potential to upset […]

medical sales management
Featured Recruiting

3 Ways to Land the Best Medical Sales Managers

The workforce is changing as more interviews and roles become remote. This shift complicates workforce management from finding the right hires to motivating your staff.  Now, more than ever, it’s important to find the best candidates for your remote roles. The more preparation and legwork you do upfront, the higher your chances of attracting and […]

candidate experience
Featured Recruiting

7 Ways To Enhance The Candidate Experience In Medical Sales

Like all job seekers in 2020, medical sales reps want to work for a company that offers equal pay, career advancement, and recognition. Your company checks all of those boxes, so you’re all set to attract top talent, right? Not quite. The candidate experience is equally important as the employee experience in this equation for […]

Featured Recruiting

3 Simple Must-Do Steps to Enhance Virtual Recruitment

Virtual recruitment isn’t a new strategy. However, it seems overnight it evolved from a nice-to-have option in the recruitment process to an absolute necessity.  Now, for an indefinite amount of time, you and fellow medical sales recruiters are tasked with moving every step in your process forward in a virtual environment. Unfortunately, if you’re like […]

soft skills in sales
Hiring Process Recruiting

How to Accurately Assess Soft Skills in Sales Candidates

Soft skills remain one of the most challenging skills for recruiters and hiring managers to identify. Only 41% have a formal process in place to measure them, according to LinkedIn’s 2019 trends report. Many recruiters continue to use outdated and ineffective assessment methods.  Soft skills in sales are especially valuable, so it’s crucial medical sales […]

Featured Recruiting

6 Things Recruiters Can Do During a Hiring Freeze

In unprecedented times like these, many recruiters in our MedReps community have had to halt their recruitment processes. With so much uncertainty in the world, it makes sense, but it’s definitely not ideal.  But just because you can’t actively recruit doesn’t mean you have nothing to do. Here are six important actions recruiters should take […]

Hiring Process Recruiting

This Trait is Essential in Medical Sales Reps – Integrity

Hiring the right medical sales reps is often not a walk in the park simply because finding candidates with the specific traits you need is easier said than done. Integrity is perhaps the most critical attribute of any sales representative. In fact, Billionaire and entrepreneur, Warren Buffet, has said hiring people with integrity is more […]