Resumes and Relationships Matter When Interviewing for a Medical Sales Job There you have it! These two areas are critical in finding your next job. A well written resume offers a potential employer a peek at your organizational abilities. Don’t lose out on potential opportunities by not … [Read more...] about Resumes and Relationships Matter When Interviewing for a Medical Sales Job
Business Process Management: What It Means For Medical Sales Companies Business process management (BPM) covers a wide list of tools used to provide holistic problem solving and continuous process improvement within an organization. BPM considers all processes within a workflow to be a company … [Read more...] about Business Process Management: What It Means For Medical Sales Companies
Employers -Why Use External Recruiters? Many companies today post their open positions on internet job boards to attract talent. While this may appear to be a cost saving option, internet job boards may not always be the most effective way to fill a position. Posting a position is easily … [Read more...] about Employers -Why Use External Recruiters?
When Do Employers Need to Use Recruiters? As an HR Director or Manager of a growing company, you may find yourself asking the question, “When do we need to utilize the services of a recruiter or executive search firm?” In today’s economy we are all forced to tighten down on spending and consider … [Read more...] about When Do Employers Need to Use Recruiters?
References Question: I'm currently in medical device sales and looking to make a career move. I'm being asked to give existing client references to a potential, new employer. I've spent the last 6 years building relationships with these clients. I'm hesitant to ask them to be a reference. What … [Read more...] about References
Control What You Can Control As a medical sales recruiter, we often times receive feedback concerning the performance of a candidate in the interview process. Sometimes the feedback is quite specific, but generally we are provided a broad perspective of how the candidate performed. Frequently, … [Read more...] about Control What You Can Control
The Convenience of Job Search Engines Job search engines can offer great benefits to job seekers. This internet tool offers simplicity. By using this type of application, a job seeker can now search multiple recruitment sources with valuable keywords simultaneously. Sources like Indeed, Juju, … [Read more...] about The Convenience of Job Search Engines
Question: How to get a job in medical device sales? Question: It seems that all of these device sales positions require several previous years of industry sales experience. How do most of these sales reps get their start? I'm looking into transitioning into medical device sales. Response: … [Read more...] about Question: How to get a job in medical device sales?
You're Good But Are You Good Enough There’s no question, the competition has increased for a shot at an available position in the medical sales field. Just a couple of years ago it was much easier to find an opening in medical sales for new representatives and tenured folks. As the economy has … [Read more...] about You’re Good But Are You Good Enough
Question: Product Development vs Product Management Question: I have a biomedical engineering background and am currently working as a medical sales rep. Could you kindly advise me of future potential career prospects after this? I have been told that sales experience is great and is an excellent … [Read more...] about Question: Product Development vs Product Management
Changes in Medical Sales So you don’t have a golden parachute? Most do not. Medical sales and pharmaceutical sales jobs have changed dramatically over the last couple of years and will continue to do so into the immediate future. There’s opportunity, but there’s also hardship. Face it; we’re … [Read more...] about Changes in Medical Sales
HR: Employer Tips for Working with Recruiters Work with the right recruiting firm. It is important to find a firm that meets your needs. Interview the recruiting firm and get references from some of their past clients. It is also important to select a firm that specializes within your industry, … [Read more...] about HR: Employer Tips for Working with Recruiters
What is a Contingency Search Firm? To understand contingency search firms, you must first understand how executive search firms, such as Global Edge Recruiting, function. Executive search firms generally have agreements with many different companies to assist them in locating and recruiting the top … [Read more...] about What is a Contingency Search Firm?
Choosing Your Next Advancement in Sales: Vertical versus Lateral Moves True, times are tough, particularly in medical and pharmaceutical sales, but there may be opportunities for you to move up due to realignments, mergers, acquisitions and the like. Consult with your friends in the medical sales … [Read more...] about Choosing Your Next Advancement in Sales: Vertical versus Lateral Moves
Pharma Reps- Don’t be Discouraged! Companies are now realizing that there are countless individuals that have spent a tremendous amount time and effort training and educating themselves for this sales environment. How did they do it? By putting their time in selling in the b2b environment promoting … [Read more...] about Pharma Reps- Don’t be Discouraged!