Don’t Fall for These Common Job Scams, Especially in Sales

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Active, engaged salespeople often find themselves fielding messages from recruiters. While some of these messages are from legitimate, established staffing firms, others are the beginning of a scam.   As scammers become more sophisticated, recognizing the difference between a scam and a legitimate recruiting message can get more difficult. Here are several red flags that indicate… Read more »

Thank You Notes Can Be a Game Changer

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As children, many of us were required to write thank-you notes in response to gifts we received from family or friends. While it may have felt like a chore as a child, in adulthood, writing thank you notes is one of the most powerful tools job candidates have.    A thank you note leaves a… 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 »

Looking Beyond Salary: How to Evaluate a Marketing Job Offer

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When you consider a job offer – or better yet, compare two competing job offers – it’s tempting to look at the salary offering and make a quick decision. If you limit your evaluation to salary, however, you may be missing out. In addition to salary, consider these factors when determining whether the overall compensation… Read more »

6 Hard-Hitting Questions to Expect in Your Next Medical Sales Job Interview

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The key to a great medical sales job interview is preparation. The more work you put in before your interview, the more confident you’ll be when you’re in the hot seat. If you’re preparing for a med sales interview, here are six questions you can expect to be asked, with some advice on how to… Read more »

5 Soft Skills Biotech Companies Are Looking for and How to Show You Have Them

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Biotech is a fast-moving field, which means technical knowledge quickly becomes obsolete – while the right set of soft skills can rocket you to the top of your sales or marketing career. Here are five soft skills biotech companies crave in their sales and marketing professionals and how to demonstrate them in your application. Curiosity… Read more »

3 Marketing Cover Letter Must Haves for Biotech Professionals

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Every marketing professional needs a solid cover letter, and the biotech field is no exception. Your cover letter provides a glimpse into your work and your professional vision that a resume can support, but cannot match. A well-organized letter with impeccable spelling and grammar is just the beginning. To stand out from competing candidates in… Read more »

Networking for a Career in Medical Sales: 5 Tips for Success

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Building a strong network is a must for any sales professional. Your network can help you find outstanding job opportunities and keep you informed about your industry, improving your value to your employer and your own skill on the job. Here are five ways to build a network that will help you succeed: Network smarter,… Read more »

Develop a Medical Marketing Elevator Pitch That Will Land You the Job

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Develop a Medical Marketing Elevator Pitch That Will Land You the Job Medical marketing remains one of the most exciting and fastest-growing fields for marketing professionals. A strong “elevator pitch” not only shows off your marketing skills, it gives you the opportunity to think about what matters most to you and to distill it to… Read more »

5 Sales Tactics to Apply in Your Sales Job Search

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Seeking a new job is a sales project in many ways. You’re reaching out, building relationships, and attempting to close a deal that works for both you and your prospective employer. For sales professionals, leveraging sales tactics in your job search not only helps you close the deal, it also demonstrates to potential employers that… Read more »