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Every sales manager and leader focuses on how to motivate and engage their sales teams. Motivation is key to success, especially in sales – but it doesn’t always operate in the way we expect. The two most common forms of motivation are pleasure-seeking and pain avoidance. Most people are wired primarily for one or the… Read more »

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With millions of users in the US and worldwide, LinkedIn offers a wealth of opportunities to connect with other professionals and build your network. Here’s how to use your LinkedIn profile to stand out, make connections and build your career. Devote time to your profile. Setting up a LinkedIn account takes only a few seconds,… Read more »

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Low unemployment has tightened the labor market, making it tougher for companies to find the talent they need. Companies that don’t streamline their hiring process are even more likely to lose out on top candidates. A 2018 study found that over 50 percent of employees who started a new job that year had been hired… Read more »

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Biotech is a specialized field, but sales candidates are surprisingly common – and the best sales candidates can learn to thrive in biotech even if they have no previous industry experience. As a result, it’s vital for biotech sales candidates to use tips and tools to help themselves stand out form the rest of the… Read more »

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Retaining employees is essential in every industry. In sales, however, high employee turnover presents a number of unique challenges. Since sales is a relationship-based field, high sales employee turnover results in unstable relationships with customers. This, in turn, can lead to lower sales and the need to constantly cultivate new customers instead of working with… Read more »

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If you’re looking for the right step to take in your pharmaceutical sales career, you may already have considered speaking to a recruiter. Cultivating a solid relationship with your recruiter can help you ensure that your job search is a success. Here’s what to do to start building a successful and productive relationship with your… Read more »

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When you have an open position in medical marketing, you can always reach out to your recruiter for help finding the right candidate. In some cases, however, the right candidate might already be in your office. Here’s why you should consider hiring from within when it’s time to fill a medical marketing position: An internal… Read more »

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LinkedIn was the first social media site to focus on building professional networks, and it’s still the premier place to connect to other sales and marketing professionals, expand your influence and seek a new job. Here’s how to expand your network on LinkedIn: Personalize your connection requests. LinkedIn tries to help professionals build their networks… Read more »

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Many recruiters claim that they focus on matching sales professionals with client companies. With so many options available, which is the best recruiting firm for your needs? To better understand the firms and services available, ask these three questions in order to compare sales recruiting organizations. How does your firm find talent? Some recruiting firms… Read more »

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Sales professionals tend to love working with customers and learning new things. They’re often focused on reaching leadership positions in which they can teach their own team what they’ve learned and help the business reach its goals more effectively. To stand out when seeking a leadership position, sales professionals will need to cultivate three essential… Read more »