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Can I get pharmaceutical sales job with out any experience?

I’m interested in making a career with pharmaceutical sales reps. I will graduate Jun 2009 with B.s in pharmaceutical science and minor in Business management. If I don’t have any experiences with sales, is their probability that I can get a job with pharmaceutical sales rep position? Any suggestion where I should start, what kind of jobs can I get if I don’t get sales position? Because most of pharmaceutical company requires 2-5 years outside B2B sales experience?

Asked By: BEfIKEDU G - 12/26/2008
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Sorry but no. The pharmaceutical companies don't want someone to only "practice" or "learn how to sell" on their exclusive clientele. Don't for one minute think that sales is easy and you can just "walk on" and be successful. When they say they want 2-5 years outside business to business sales experience it's because... More
Answered By: jersey girl in exile - 12/26/2008
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everyone has to start somewhere. you should have had some sales jobs during college. if not get one now. that way you will have some sales experience. this will also help you to evaluate whether sales is really your best career. you will be entering a very difficult job market so you will need to make a very big... More
Answered By: rexx0046 - 12/26/2008
 
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