My Medical Device Sales Career
Hi Ms. Hertz, I am a grad student at UCLA (PhD Biomedical Engineering). Upon completion of my degree in July, I am very interested in medical device sales. I was wondering if you had advice for someone with a very strong technical background, but no sales experience. Regards, Peter B.
Hello Peter and thank you for your…Continue
Added by Linda Hertz on May 29, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments
I am so happy to find that there is someone that can provide me some guidance to breaking barriers of getting in pharmaceutical/medical sales industry.
Recently I have been on various career sites seeking for a position in the pharm/med sales industry. Although I believe I am a qualified candidate "Summa Cum Laude" BSN graduate that is…Continue
Added by Linda Hertz on April 3, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments
I am currently working as a nurse at a Hospital in Dallas. I have been applying to various pharmaceutical and device rep jobs within the Dallas area. My understanding is that this industry is very competitive and hard to break into.
I wanted to reach out to you to see if you could help me find jobs in the Dallas area in medical sales. I have experience…Continue
Added by Linda Hertz on March 7, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
I'm currently in the process of trying to acquire an associate medical device sales position in Phoenix Arizona. I have updated my resume accordingly and submitted all I can on med reps. I believe I have the skills and experience necessary to be successful at a medical device sales position. I would appreciate any advice and/or comments…Continue
Added by Linda Hertz on September 19, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I saw your article on medreps.com. I wanted to pick your brain because I am not sure how to get into the pharmaceutical industry. I have managed plastic surgery offices for the last six years, and have always worked in healthcare. I'm currently getting my MBA while overseeing a facility worth $3M in Manhattan. My MBA is in executive management, but I always…Continue
Added by Linda Hertz on May 26, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Career Blog updated 2/20/2015: A question that is always asked of me, “How do I break into medical sales without the experience everyone is asking for?”. There is a way to get into medical sales, but depending where you are in your career, you have to decide if you are willing to perhaps take a different direction or even a step back (if you are 5 years out of college) to attain a medical device or medical disposable sales…Continue
I am often asked when I post a Medical Device Sales Job that requires a background in aggressive BtoB (Business to Business) Sales, "Why?" from pharmaceutical, realestate, financial or mortagage type sales people who don't have it. The pharmaceutical sales people notice that most…Continue
This is an open blog to the the members of the Linda Hertz Group:
A bit about me. I was a successful Real Estate Agent for over a decade working in a small town near Santa Barbara. With the downturn in the economy and the crises in the real estate market I was forced to find a new career path. I joined a great company and had two successful years as an Opthalmic Sales Rep, in Los Angeles, until the company downsized its entire sales force. With the Real Estate market…Continue