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
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
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
Additional Answers (3)
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
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
$21/hr Start, Avg Pay $72K/yr No Experience Needed! Get Started.
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Shop Online or Sign Up To Sell AVON & Earn Fast Cash Today!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.