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