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You cannot hit a target you cannot see. This is why goals are so important for business leaders and managers. Goals give you and your employees clear targets to aim for and they provide a means for measuring progress throughout the year. If you haven’t identified your goals for 2020 yet, now is the time to get… Read more »

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You’re probably familiar with the old saying, “people don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.” You won’t always have perfect relationships with every employee, but if you are a great manager, you will build a team that respects you, trusts you and pulls together to achieve goals. You might not be a bad manager, but everyone… Read more »

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Top sales and marketing professionals are priceless, and every company knows it. That’s why the more successful these professionals become, the more likely it is that they’ll start receiving phone calls from recruiters and competing companies.   In a tight job market, the war for talent is at full pitch. Here’s what sales and marketing leaders… Read more »

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Pharmaceutical sales professionals play a key role in healthcare. They bridge the communications gap between pharmaceutical companies and physicians or pharmacists, helping the latter understand the benefits and effects of various medications.  Advancing in a pharmaceutical sales career takes time and effort. A pharmaceutical sales certification can help demonstrate that you’ve put in the time… Read more »

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Sales professionals thrive on strong relationships, which means that a robust network is a must. When you have a well-developed list of connections, you have the assistance you need to meet nearly any challenge, from connecting with a new potential customer to finding the right position or promotion for you.  Here’s how to network effectively… Read more »

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A 2016 survey found that the rate of turnover for sales professionals is 20 percent. That’s one in every five members of your team who will leave before the year is up.  While sales professionals leave their teams for various reasons, often, they do so because they’re burned out. They’ve struggled for too long against odds… Read more »

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Every interview candidate prepares by reviewing the most commonly-asked interview questions and crafting answers ahead of time. While these answers can be helpful, medical marketing candidates will also use them to market the version of themselves they think employers want to see, instead of the person they’re being at their best. Mix up your interview… Read more »

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Whether you’re just starting a career in pharmaceutical sales or you’re thinking about making a career change, you may have asked yourself whether or not you should work with a recruiter. The rapidly-growing pharmaceutical industry needs skilled sales professionals on its side. With so many options available, however, knowing which team or company to join… Read more »

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Turnover happens in every job and business, but it can be particularly vexing in medical sales. If your organization is facing disruptive turnover rates, consider implementing one or more of these methods to combat it. Re-align your hiring methods and goals. In order to stay with your team and company, your employees need more than… Read more »

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It’s a job seeker’s market. Low unemployment means that companies are scrambling to find the sales and marketing talent they need – and that both job-seekers and working professionals can seize opportunities that are otherwise scarce. Here’s how to leverage the tight job market to improve your career standing: Find your dream job. Now is… Read more »