Different interviewers ask this question for different reasons. For the most part though, it’s a way for the interviewer to see if you can think on your feet. Does the question throw you? Can you formulate a “rational” answer in a short amount of time. If you’re prepared for the question, it’s just another arrow […]
Often the most dreaded interview questions, those regarding salary require a tightrope walk. If handled correctly, they will highlight your skills of articulation and negotiation. As a rule, you should try to keep from naming a specifc amount as long as possible. If the interviewer presses for an amount, try to respond by giving a […]
Whether you are graduating from college, returning to the work force, or contemplating a career change, career fairs have lots to offer a job seeker. Following a few basic guidelines can help you make the most of the experience and maximize some great networking opportunities. Dress as you would for a job interview. The interactions […]
For many, phone interviews are the hardest thing about the pharmaceutical sales job search. Nearly every company uses an initial “phone screen” in their process however so it’s important to know what you can do to ensure you perform well during the phone interview process. Here are 10 ways to improve your chances of success.
The first thing I’ll say about interviewing for a pharmaceutical sales job, or for any job, is to be on time. As far as I’m concerned, there is no excuse for being late. About thirty to forty percent of candidates are either late for interviews or don’t show up at all. I would never offer a job to anyone who is late for an interview. I find people’s behavior during the interview process to be consistent with what they do during the job. If a candidate is late for an interview, then they will usually be late to meetings and field rides with their managers.
Your cover letter, in combination with a winning resume, is your primary self-promotional tool and should reflect your main strengths as they apply specifically to the position you are interested in. The following are 15 ways to ensure that your application gets noticed!
Pharmaceutical companies always look for exceptional sales people to represent them. A college degree, a strong work ethic, and good communication skills, both verbal and written, are some of the pre-requisites for a pharmaceutical sales representative. There are around 85,000 pharmaceutical sales reps in the United States. In this brief article, we’ll discuss how you […]
If you look at the history of employees, you’ll see that they change companies every few years or so. They simply don’t work at the same company for years and years anymore. Many times, they are often forced to find a new job due to downsizing or a company layoff. In fact, with so much […]
If you truly want to land the pharmaceutical sales career of your dreams then you have to ace the interview. You can’t just show up mind you, you have to entice the interviewer and make them really and truly want to hire you. After all you’re likely vying for a limited position and there are […]
iron man 2 the movie full 127 hours So you’re seeking a pharmaceutical sales position, well, that is wonderful. Pharmaceutical sales is a great field and is wide open to outstanding sales people like you. However, you must keep in mind that competition is fierce but if you have what it takes you can and […]