How to stand out when applying for a medical sales job

Your checklist to standing out in this rewarding but competitive field

  • 1

    Do your research - know the company's products & services

  • 2

    Find out who the target market for the company is

  • 3

    Learn about common objections that people have to the companies product/services/ethics

  • 4

    Develop a sales pitch that is tailored to the company and the products you'll be selling

  • 5

    Practice your sales pitch with friends or family members

  • 6

    Be prepared to answer questions about your experience and qualifications during an interview

  • 7

    Tailor your resume and cover letter to the specific job you're applying for

  • 8

    Highlight any relevant experience you have in sales or this industry

  • 9

    Be prepared for questions about why you're interested in the company and the job

  • 10

    Ask thoughtful questions during the interview that show you've done your research

  • 11

    Follow up after the interview with a thank-you note expressing your continued interest in the position