2022, here we go! A new year…a new job? If you are looking to get a job in medical sales or pharmaceutical sales this year, we have a few sales interview preparation tips to help you meet your New Year’s goal. To Get a Job in Medical Sales, Interview Preparation is Key Interviewing for a job … [Read more...] about Medical Sales Interview Preparation Checklist for 2022
Spend Time Researching the Company as part of Your Interview Preparations First, spend time researching the hiring company and the people conducting the interview for the pharmaceutical sales position. Successfully interviewing for any job, particularly one in pharmaceutical … [Read more...] about Top Pharmaceutical Sales Interview Preparation Tips & Questions
Your interview preparations have been successful and now you are receiving job offers from some hiring companies. During the job interviews, there may have been discussions regarding benefits, salary, and sign-on bonuses. Let’s discuss the key areas for you to consider. First, ask for the job … [Read more...] about How to negotiate salary or a sign-on bonus when interviewing for a job?
Number 1 Interview Tip for Getting Jobs in Pharmaceutical Sales & Medical Device As pharmaceutical sales recruiters, we are asked everyday what the secret is to getting a job in pharmaceutical sales or medical device sales. Our general advice is to: Have at least two years of outside sales … [Read more...] about # 1 Interview Tip for Getting Jobs in Pharmaceutical Sales
How to Interview During the Covid-19 Pandemic During the Covid-19 pandemic, the interview process has switched to video interviewing for the most part. However, over the last six months most of the companies that we recruit for have still required an in-person meeting for the final … [Read more...] about How to Interview During the COVID-19 Pandemic
How to do Video Interview for a Medical Sales Job Hurray! You got a call from your recruiter or human resource manager asking you to do a video interview. The first question to ask is what platform the company uses. Companies today have access to a variety of different online providers, such as … [Read more...] about How to do Video Interview for Job in Medical Sales (Zoom, Skype, WebEx, FaceTime, GoToMeeting)
Interviewing In Medical Sales Is No Time to Be Modest Even though many medical salespeople are highly motivated to find a new position or simply to find employment, it’s interesting how the total arsenal of what a great candidate can bring to the table is often overlooked. This is no time to be … [Read more...] about Interviewing In Medical Sales Is No Time to Be Modest (2020)
Importance of Keywords in Resumes-Medical Sales Employers search for candidates with certain skills and abilities. When an employer searches a resume database they typically search by specific keywords to locate the best candidates for the position. Utilizing various keywords in your resume will … [Read more...] about Importance of Keywords in Resumes-Medical Sales (2020)
Job Applications- Be Prepared Before your next interview, spend a little time gathering the information that is required on most job applications. Job applications are typically handed out during a face-to-face interview. The hiring manager is responsible for getting this information quickly back … [Read more...] about Job Applications- Be Prepared (2020)
Proof Your Resume Before you submit your resume, cover letter or application to a prospective employer, make sure you have gone over it with a fine-toothed comb. Unfortunately, it’s fairly easy to make an error that could disqualify you from further consideration in today’s job market. That being … [Read more...] about Proof Your Resume (2020)
What is a Job Hopper? You have heard the term “job hopper” used for many years. It is a name given to people who switch jobs often. But who is considered a job hopper in today’s world and has the term changed recently due to the economy and recent job losses. Over the past ten years recruiters … [Read more...] about What is a Job Hopper? (2020)
Organizational Culture- Is this Job a Fit for You? Finding out about an organization’s culture is an important step in the interview process. The culture of an organization is made up of the values, beliefs and the attitudes of its members. Written mission statements give the potential employee … [Read more...] about Organizational Culture- Is this Job a Fit for You? (2020)
Another Realignment in Pharmaceutical or Medical Sales? I just heard from an old friend who just survived his 7th realignment in the pharmaceutical sales world. Prefacing his message, he mentioned, “Everything is going well.” Interesting, isn’t it. The world around him is changing, yet he … [Read more...] about Another Realignment in Pharmaceutical or Medical Sales?
Unique Attributes Help in Medical Sales Job Market It's tough out there in the job market! I was recently thinking about our old Christmas friend Rudolph who really does have a great employment victory to tell us about. You see, Rudolph at face value might not have been the best choice to lead a … [Read more...] about Unique Attributes Help in Medical Sales Job Market
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