Ethicon Message Board

Bariatric Thoracic Sales Rep

1 week ago

What's the L.A. manager and territory like? Good market share and contracts?

Another thread here talking about ethicon said to stay away but this is a different division and honestly a much better job than where I'm coming from.

For this reason I need to take it. Market conditions and manager are what i am most interested in learning about.

What's Next for TransEnterix after Senhance's FDA Clearance

1 year ago

In typical FDA fashion, TransEnterix received their FDA clearance letter late Friday afternoon for their Senhance surgical robot which was very welcomed by investors as the stock jumped 63% in after-hours trading. Senhance is the first new entrant into

Avoid this company unless you are looking to build experience and leave lowest compensation in medical device

2 weeks ago

Read here for an excellent synopsis of the differences between the two companies:

Applied does sell "medical devices". Their gel is a device and the GelPort is actually much better than Dextrus. But that's pretty much where they stop. The rest of their products are knock-off's or me too products that they sell based on two things. Low prices and the fact their owner went and cried before Congress that JnJ and Medtronic bullied him out of the market so they are on GPO's.

Their salaries are very lo…

Johnson & Johnson Age Discrimination

2 weeks ago

The latest reorganizations over the past two years are examples of that JNJ is guilty of age discrimination. Most of those targeted were over 50 but interestly when challenged the data provided to Employee relations & exec management included younger folks who had left before the reorg for different reasons so that the picture painted of a fair process was inaccurate. When asked for specifics on who the names were of those eliminated, folks were told it couldn’t be shared due to privacy. It wa…

Ethicon Biosurgery

2 months ago

Biosurgery is one of the better places in device if you are at JNJ unless you work in EP but those jobs are usually for more tenured reps. I think it's more about perspective. Does it matter if the products are commoditized if you will make your number and be in a division that's growing, while working 20-30 hours per week? I also picked up a product on the side to sell making some good cash.

Amazon Selling Ethicon Products

4 months ago

Our company store would get a lot better if Amazon wanted to buy us!

Marketing VP

4 months ago

Thoughts on the new marketing VP?

Stryker Sues Biomet for Stealing Reps and Corporate Secrets

2 years ago

Stryker (Howmedica Osteonics Corp) takes their non-compete agreements seriously, and on Wednesday, they sued three Biomet affiliates in Texas, claiming they poached Stryker employees involved in the Foot and Ankle business.

What kind of severance will you get?

4 months ago

I see a lot of lazy and entitled ethicon reps out here blaming managers for their failures. I have news for you: Your days of being lazy are coming to an end. PIP's coming soon.

No severance if you're let go because of performace.

Associate rep with Ethicon

6 months ago

This person makes a strong case to stay away!

Medtech[y] | Avoid this company unless you are looking to build experience and leave lowest compensation in medical device

As an Ethicon rep who wasted some time here I want this to get as many views as possible...Ethicon offers the lowest compensation in all of medical device. STR's starting at 40kASR's 50kESR BT's Biosurgery OSR's 55k-70kTAL's 75k-90kEthicon reps are NOT pain

Territory Account Leader

7 months ago

That's about right. Don't plan on earning any commission. If you want a decent base with a reliable car and lots of free time then go for it!

Boost sales with a simple 7 step pre-call plan

2 years ago

Pre-call plans are one of the most effective tools a sales rep can use in preparing for a sales call. However, in our experience, sales reps bypass using them unless they happen to be on a field ride with their manager.

Verb Surgical Robot Prototype

8 months ago

I still can't find a thing about Verb.

Does anybody have an idea about their product development?

4 Tips for Managing a New Medical Sales Territory

2 years ago

A number of sales reps think sales success happens because you can schmooze and are a likable person. There is no doubt those factors can lead to one-off successes, but long-term success in sales in due to strategy and planning.