i want to become a pharmaceutical salesman?

hello, i am really interested in becoming a pharmaceutical rep in my area. I have a lot of medical exsperience, i am a ceritified critical care paramedic and i am currently a Transplant Procurement Specialist for the #3 transplant hospital in the US. what else should i do to even beconsidered without previous sales exsperience.

Asked By: Jason B - 8/13/2007
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Congratulations on wanting to become a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative! Such a rewarding career. Let me ask you: Why do you want this career? When did you realize that you wanted it? Who/what influenced you? What have you done so far to prepare yourself for a life in Pharmaceutical Sales? You need to know the... More
Answered By: Confused_Rep - 8/13/2007
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I am sure Big Pharma will love you with your background. Starting base salary might be lower than what you are getting now though due to your lack in sales experience, but this can be made up with an uncapped commission system.
Answered By: Avatar the last airbender - 8/13/2007
yeah do it...come on
Answered By: prashant - 8/13/2007
My Mother in Law is a Pediatrician who has a private practice. Over the years she has developed non-work related professional relationships with some of them, and I have met a few of them on occassion. What I percieve from most of them is that they are salespeople. At the end of the day the drug company wants you to... More
Answered By: Eric G - 8/13/2007
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