4 Characteristics You Need to Stand Out as a Sales Leader

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4 Characteristics You Need to Stand Out as a Sales Leader SMR

I think we would all agree that great salespeople are essential for any company to be successful. According to sales intelligence firm Cresta, top-performers outperform their colleagues by up to 400%!  But what does it take to become a sales leader? You may be looking for sales leaders within your ranks, or to recruit them… Read more »

Salespeople Ask: Should I Be Prioritizing My New Job Search?

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Salespeople Ask: Should I Be Prioritizing My New Job Search?

Is it time to move on?.   I think we would all agree that at some point in our career, we will ask, or have already asked, ourselves that question.  So how do you know if, or when, the time is right? In this post, you will learn 4 critical indications that it’s time to look… Read more »

Medical Sales Reps Want to Know: Is There a Sure-Fire Method to Get Traction Early in a Medical Sales Cycle?

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The short answer is yes, but with a caveat. There’s no magic bullet. But…  Sales professionals generally agree that while there is no magic sales bullet, there are some tried and true techniques to get your sales cycle started off on the right foot. Selling to busy doctors and medical technicians can be tough for… Read more »

Medical Sales Professionals Want to Know: How Can I Stay at the Top of My Game?

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Staying relevant as a top-performing sales rep can be difficult in the always shifting healthcare landscape.    The medical sales field is an ultra-competitive profession. It can also be an extremely rewarding career. According to CRM giant Hubspot the average total compensation for medical sales reps is currently $149,544.  You can never afford to stand still,… Read more »

How to Land Your First Sales Job With No Experience

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According to Salary.com the average salary for a salesperson in the United States is $56,189.  That’s not bad. When it comes to compensation though, most people want to get into sales for earning potential well into the high six-figure range. So how do you break into the sales profession? Is it difficult? Let’s explore that… Read more »

Changing Jobs is Tough! Check Out These 3 Tips for Starting a New Sales Job

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You’ve made the move. You’ve accepted the sales position with the awesome new company. Congratulations! According to The Ladders, “Studies have shown that workers who stay with a company for longer than two years are getting paid up to 50% less than new hires.” We’ve all been there. Changing jobs is always a bit of… Read more »

Medical Sales Job Seekers Ask: “I’m On All The Job Boards, But I Can’t Find The Right Sales Opportunity, What’s Wrong?”

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The answer to this frequently-asked question is unfortunately another question; “What are you expecting from the job boards?”  Now we’re going to put forth a bit of a challenge. Based on your experience with job boards, good or bad, I challenge any sales professional to answer “no” to the following question: Would you like to… Read more »

The Number One Question Asked By Job Seekers: “I Can’t Get A Job Offer. What’s The Secret?”

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OK, so we’ve all been here before. You’re on the job boards and the social portals applying for multiple jobs per day. These are jobs that seem to fit your skillset, experience, and education. It’s just a matter of time, right? And…nothing. Don’t take it personally, and don’t fall into the trap of getting despondent…. Read more »

Sales Leaders Ask: “Sales Have Gone Flat, So How Do I Incentivize My Team To Grow Revenue?”

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The answer may surprise you. As sales professionals though, I think we would concur that we’ve all been here before. Maybe as a sales rep, or possibly as a sales executive, but we’ve all been here. So what is the answer? In this post, you will learn how to diagnose the problem of a flat… Read more »

How to Create (And Achieve) Your 2021 Goals

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2021 is a brand new year, full of unrealized opportunities. Sales and marketing professionals who create clear goals for themselves will be poised to seize these opportunities as they arise. Set yourself up for a year of success by following this goal-setting checklist: Envision the end (of the year).  Where do you want to be… Read more »