How to Craft a Killer Pharmaceutical Marketing Resume and Cover Letter

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The pharmaceutical industry is growing and changing, offering a host of fascinating challenges for marketing professionals. To get your foot in the door with any company, you’ll need a marketing resume and cover letter that stand out from the crowd. Here’s how to create them. Your Resume Studies indicate the average hiring manager spends only… Read more »

Do More With Less: How to Increase Your Professional Productivity

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Productivity is more than a buzzword – it’s essential. As work piles up on your desk and the days stay stubbornly 24 hours in length, you have no choice but to improve your productivity in order to get more done in less time. Here’s how: Collect some data. Before you start trying to implement changes,… Read more »

The Secrets to Writing a Killer Cover Letter

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Pop quiz: Which is more important, your resumé or your cover letter? Time’s up! The answer? To build an application that truly reflects your strengths as a candidate, you need both a strong resumé and a strong cover letter. Employers spend very little time reviewing resumés; a well-written, thoughtful cover letter can grab a manager’s… Read more »

How to Build Momentum in Your Pharmaceutical Sales Career

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The fast-growing pharmaceutical industry offers fantastic opportunities for experienced and enthusiastic sales representatives.  But even the best career can have its slow moments. If you feel stuck in a rut, there’s hope.  Use these tips to build momentum in your career and get back on track to meet your goals. Define success. What does “success”… Read more »

Know Your Worth: Negotiating a Sales and Marketing Job Offer

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Congratulations, you’ve been offered the job! But you’re not done yet.  Now, you’ll need to negotiate a compensation package that pays you what you’re worth and provides the motivation you need to keep reaching your goals.  Here’s how: Know what motivates your best work. For many sales and marketing professionals, the ability to earn more… Read more »

How to Find Your Dream Biotech Sales Job: 5 Tips

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Biotech is a burgeoning field – responsible for dozens of scientific breakthroughs and saving or improving thousands of lives each year.  The field also provides a multitude of opportunities for sales professionals looking to expand their careers and sharpen their skills. Here are five ways to find your dream job in biotech sales: Learn about… Read more »

Stop the Cliché: 6 Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

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The competition for the best sales and marketing positions is fierce, especially in industries like medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and biotech – places where your job skills must be sharp and your technical knowledge up to date. During your interview, you want to make a great impression from start to finish.  When you reach the final… Read more »

Marketing Job Interview? 8 Tips to Help You Prepare.

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Interviewing for a marketing job interview is your chance to show your recruiter or potential employer that you are the right person for the job. The foundation of a successful job interview is adequate preparation and research, covering topics from the employer’s history, to preparing portfolio pieces that show off your experience and potential. As… Read more »

4 Benefits of Hiring a Candidate With an RMSR Certification

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There is rarely a shortage of medical sales jobs candidates. The challenge is finding candidates who are truly qualified. A successful medical sales professional must have sales skills and scientific acumen, a combination that is not easy to come by. If you identify a candidate who is stronger in one aspect than the other, how… Read more »

4 Trends in Job Searching That You Shouldn’t Ignore

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It’s not your parents’ job search anymore. Today, job searching is changing as quickly as the rest of the world and in response to many of the same pressures. Here are four rapidly growing job search trends that can help you find a great job in less time – and how to use them. Going… Read more »