Are You Cut Out for a Career in Sales? 

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The salespeople most satisfied with their career path – and who experience the most success – all share a set of similar traits. These traits help salespeople not only succeed, but love what they do.   If you’re considering a career in sales, ask yourself whether these traits are part of your personality:  Accountability  Top salespeople… Read more »

4 Tips to Properly Prepare for a Marketing Interview

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Congratulations – you’ve landed a marketing interview!  You may be tempted to celebrate, but the work you do in the period before your interview date is crucial to interview success. Congratulate yourself for landing this opportunity, then dig into your preparations.    Here are four ways to get ready to give the best marketing interview… Read more »

Your Guide for Developing Your Sales Strategy

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Sales success doesn’t happen by accident. It’s the result of a strategy – and the best strategies are those that are geared toward success.  With a clear strategy in place, you can test hypotheses, gather data, analyze results and implement changes that will bring your sales activities closer to your personal and professional goals. Here… Read more »

Should I Relocate For a Job I Want?

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Companies throughout the United States and the world require talented sales and marketing professionals. Opportunities abound – and some of those opportunities require you to relocate from your current address in order to seize them.  Should you relocate? If you’re thinking about taking the plunge, ask yourself these questions:  1. Does this job offer me… Read more »

What is Self-Awareness and How Do You Get It?

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Would you say that you are a self-aware person? Do you know your strengths and weaknesses? More importantly, can you admit those strengths and weaknesses? And do you know if your perception of yourself aligns with the way others see you? Self-awareness is extremely valuable in a job search. Employers are looking for people who have the sense… Read more »

How Can a Sales Certification Help My Pharmaceutical Sales Career?

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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 »

How to Showcase Your Marketing Achievements When Looking for a Job

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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 »

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 »