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Why are Recruiters failing our Medical Sales Candidates?

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Why are Recruiters failing our Medical Sales Candidates? In an interview on Today FM’s The Last Word 2 days ago, Jane Downes, career coach and author of “The Career Book: Help For The Restless Realist” gave the results of a recent survey of jobseekers and their experience of the recruitment

Over 60% of interviewees do not answer the question asked!

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Medical Sales Managers are frustrated at the fact that a staggering over 60% if interviewees do not answer the question asked at Medical Sales interviews. This can be put down to nerves as our listening skills don’t tend to be so fine tuned when we are hyper ventilating, perspiring or

Take control of your interview and close it!

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Take control of your interview and close it – call yourself a Sales person?  then you will know exactly what I mean – Surprisingly, many of our Medical Sales Reps come away from an interview and do not nail it. When we ask them, how did you leave it, they reply, they

Interview Musts

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Know your Audience! Once you have secured an interview with a prospective employer, it is essential that you know as much relevant information about said employer prior to attending the interview. Research is the key. Know who the company are, what they do/ sell and also their target audience. When

Don’t tell me – show me!

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Don’t tell me, show me is something most Sales Managers require when interviewing for Medical Sales people. All too often, when asked some of the common questions in an interview eg – What qualities do you have that would suit Medical Sales? What would your Mother/Best friend say about you

Medical Sales, to be or not to be?

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Good afternoon, Medical Sales, to be or not to be? that is the question. I have a large number of hopeful Medical Sales Reps queries every day from all walks of life from Nurses to general Sales and Business to Business Sales people. That question is one only you can

Be prepared for the unexpected at interviews

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Hi guys, A few interesting events this week in Medical sales. A notable one was when one of my Medical Sales Candidates turned up for his interview and had to deal with unexpected interruptions. Interviewer number 1 left the room twice as he had to answer his phone as the