There are medical sales recruitment services and pharmaceutical sales recruiters out there with many candidates actively sending out their resumes to them. Is this a good route to take if you are hoping to get a medical sales or pharmaceutical sales job?
It depends. If you have lots of prior experience, then recruiters may be helpful in getting you your next position. However, if you have no prior experience, it is doubtful that you will end up getting too far in getting a position through a recruiter.
Medical sales recruitment offices and pharmaceutical sales recruiters work for companies and they get compensated by a percentage of the starting salary of successful hires. You must remember that recruiters do not work for candidates. Their customers are the companies so recruiters will try to place the best candidates in order to fill positions. In their minds, the best candidates will usually be those who have prior experience.
Having said this, recruiters can play a role in the overall pharma medical sales job hunting campaign if candidates use them as sources of industry information, contacts as well as interviewing experience. Just don't rely on medical sales recruitment staff and recruiters to get you the job.
Candidates can choose to use certain resume distribution services that send out pharmaceutical sales resumes to medical sales recruitment offices and pharmaceutical sales recruiters. But again, keep the objective of this route in mind which should be for getting information and interview experience. One such service that can be used is Pharma Resume Blaster.
It is extremely vital to continue building a network of local industry contacts as your main activity in your job hunting campaign. Medical sales recruitment services can be helpful but there are other routes that will be more important in helping you get that pharmaceutical sales job.
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