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You love your job, and you enjoy working with your current team. There’s just one question that continues to nag at the back of your mind: Are you being paid what you’re worth? Salary data can be difficult to come by, even in the digital era. And while your company’s culture and your job’s demands… Read more »

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You’ve worked hard to earn your credentials in sales or marketing, and the biotech field looks like a fascinating place to build your career. In fact, it looks a little too fascinating – even intimidating. Do these professionals even want someone like you on the team? “Impostor syndrome” is the name commonly given to the… Read more »

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When staffing firms ask hiring managers about hiring superstar employees, one response appears over and over: “We’d love to do that, but we just don’t have the budget.” Many companies believe they can’t afford to hire their industry’s top talent. In fact, most companies can’t afford not to do so. Sales and marketing A-players help… Read more »

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The 10x Rule, pioneered by author Grant Cardone, promotes outstanding work and results with a simple concept: What if you multiplied everything by 10? What impact would it have on your goals? The 10x Rule has two simple aspects: expect each goal you set to take 10x the effort you think it will; and aim… Read more »

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Hiring sales professionals can be difficult. For many sales team managers, the need to hire a new team member presents a challenge they’d rather not face unless absolutely necessary. But hiring new sales team members doesn’t have to be a chore. Here’s how to improve and streamline the process so you can screen, interview and… Read more »

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When you’re looking for a job in marketing, standing out among other candidates can be tough. Not only are many qualified people also applying for the position, but your shared background in marketing means every candidate already knows how to position their own strengths to their best advantage. Nevertheless, there’s still a way to gain… Read more »

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With the economy at full strength, companies in a range of industries are feeling the competitive heat. For sales and marketing teams, this means it’s time to improve their game – or get left in the dust. Here are five ways to improve the performance of your marketing and sales teams in a competitive environment…. Read more »

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Sales professionals thrive when they have a strong, reliable sales process that allows them to rely on productive habits while also adapting to the changing circumstances in each unique sales call or appointment. Without a strong sales process, your career in sales may suffer. If your productivity is dropping or your career doesn’t reflect the… Read more »

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Biotech marketing is one of the most exciting and fast-paced fields available today, and marketing teams need good leaders who can help their companies stay competitive. While good managers are often good leaders, management and leadership aren’t identical skill sets. Seven Traits to Look for in Biotech Marketing Leaders Listening The best leaders put listening… Read more »

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Nearly all managers understand their team’s daily tasks, see how those tasks affect a larger goal, and can explain which team members are best suited to which items on the to-do list. The greatest managers set themselves apart from the rest by cultivating skills that help them become effective leaders, as well as good managers…. Read more »