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How do I land a pharmaceutical sales jobs?

I am trying to get into pharmaceutical sales and want to know the best way to do this. I have no direct experience in pharmaceutical sales however I do have 3 years of outside sales experience plus 15+ years of direct customer service. I have a BS in Social Science with a minor in Gerontology. I have medical terminology and had started out working on my nursing degree before changing majors. I have worked as an executive administrative assistant, accounting clerk and HR assistant up until the last three years and want a new career path. And before it is suggested that I have to be somewhat attractive, I modeled in high school and college. So with all of this said...Any suggestions or leads? Any and all help is greatly appreicated! Thanks in advance!

Asked By: ByGod'sGraceWe'reSaved - 1/29/2007
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best bet is to know someone in the industry. see if you can ride along with a rep for a day (shows initiative). read the following book w/ regard to interviewing: "Knock 'em Dead" by Yates or Yeates. i say this because i was a nurse before i got into pharma sales - no sales experience whatsoever - and, after reading... More
Answered By: dgreen75503 - 2/1/2007
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You have a very impressive resume.If all of what you present is in fact true,one would think you to be an asset to any industry.Key in Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Pharmaceutical Distributors and you should be in touch with the whole pharmaceutical industry.Send resumes
Answered By: Homer H - 2/5/2007
 
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