Medical Sales General Discussion


How do I get into Medical Device Sales?

5 days ago

Is Medical Device sales a dead end these days? I've heard comp is trending lower and pharma reps can make just as much and work half the hours with less stress.

Are you Sandbagging Sales at the End of the Year?

6 days ago

I am dropping orders worth 40% of my monthly quota this week that I've been holding since the last week of December. I will hit my January number by the end of the week and would expect to be at almost 45% of my quarterly number by the end of the month. Sandbagging is the way to go!

Amarin gets boost from AstraZeneca and Acasti's study failures

5 days ago

After fake news attacks, and constant attacks by short sellers, Amarin investors finally woke up to some great news on Monday morning as AstraZeneca​ and Acasti Pharma​​ both announced surprisingly disappointing study results for their fish oil products

Are Tesla’s good cars for sales reps?

2 months ago

A Model S or Model X is flashy. Those cars are $70K new. A Model 3 is $40K and only as flashy as a BMW 3-series or brands like Lexus, Acura, or Infiniti. Cost of ownership is on par with a Camry or Accord, though the upfront is 10-15K more and you'll go through tires unless you're a grandma. If the supercharger network is dense in your coverage area, or you mostly base at one location, you won't have much trouble. The 20-30 min charging time at a supercharger while you grab a cup of coffee …

Medical Equipment Sales

2 months ago

What are your thoughts on Medical Equipment sales like capital equipment versus a traditional disposable medical device job? I'm assuming Medical Equipment sales would be considered capital equipment with a longer sales cycle. I got a call and the money sounds good but I don't know anything about the business. I've only sold surgical devices.

Would appreciate any thoughts.

30 60 90 Day Plan Template

2 months ago

I think they're important to use when you are first trying to break into the industry but become less necessary as you work your way up. In my opinion, there is nothing wrong with doing whatever you can to separate yourself from other candidates. Typically a 30/60/90 day sales plan is a way to do that.

Is PrepMD or ATI Worth it?

3 months ago

Did you end up choosing a program? I am looking into prep md but do not see any job outlook.

Do any Medical Device or Pharma Sales Reps use WeWork?

4 months ago

I'm an RM for a device company and most of my team is in the same city as me or within driving distance. I've considered getting a desk at a WeWork near me for $250 per month. It would get me out of my home office and they also give you credits for a conference room each month. I would be able to host team meetings if I need to.

Free coffee and internet. It would save the company money when meeting with reps because I wouldn't have to expense coffee or snacks during a meeting.

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