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 »

The Secrets to Writing a Killer Cover Letter

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Pop quiz: Which is more important, your resumé or your cover letter? Time’s up! The answer? To build an application that truly reflects your strengths as a candidate, you need both a strong resumé and a strong cover letter. Employers spend very little time reviewing resumés; a well-written, thoughtful cover letter can grab a manager’s… Read more »

How to Build Momentum in Your Pharmaceutical Sales Career

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The fast-growing pharmaceutical industry offers fantastic opportunities for experienced and enthusiastic sales representatives.  But even the best career can have its slow moments. If you feel stuck in a rut, there’s hope.  Use these tips to build momentum in your career and get back on track to meet your goals. Define success. What does “success”… Read more »

Know Your Worth: Negotiating a Sales and Marketing Job Offer

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Congratulations, you’ve been offered the job! But you’re not done yet.  Now, you’ll need to negotiate a compensation package that pays you what you’re worth and provides the motivation you need to keep reaching your goals.  Here’s how: Know what motivates your best work. For many sales and marketing professionals, the ability to earn more… Read more »