Network at Your New Job

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After you’ve successfully completed a job search, shouldn’t networking be the last thing on your mind? Not so, say networking experts. In fact, internal networking, right from the beginning, is key to maintaining the upward trajectory of your career. Here’s how to successfully launch your networking campaign at a new job. h4. Why Network from the Start? “When you start in ... Full Story

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    Making the Switch to a Pharmaceutical Sales Career

    Making the Switch to a Pharmaceutical Sales Career
    The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most lucrative business sectors as evidenced by its $550 billion global industry revenue in 2004. As such, many careers have been developed to cater to the varying needs of the industry. One good example of such a career option is pharmaceutical sales, which is believed to be one of the most sought-after careers in ...
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    10 Sectors Poised for Growth

    10 Sectors Poised for Growth
    It sounds like a joke, given all the news, but some sectors are growing. Services: This sector, which makes up more than half the total U.S. economy, is on the rise, as indicated by the increase in the ISM Nonmanufacturing Index from November's all-time low of 37.6 percent to December's 40.3 percent. Discount stores: Low prices are leading to higher sales ...
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    When I Grow Up I Want to Be... Hit On By Doctors?

    When I Grow Up I Want to Be... Hit On By Doctors?
    Cheerleading, it seems, is a talent that pharmaceutical companies hold in high regard when evaluating new candidates to become a drug rep. First reported in 2005 by Stephanie Saul in the New York Times, and reprinted in the International Herald Tribune, the article talks about the strategy of using cheerleaders to boost drug sales. More recently, The Brazen Careerist resurrected the ...
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    Pharma Sales: Not All Drugs Are Created (Or Sold) Equally

    Pharma Sales: Not All Drugs Are Created (Or Sold) Equally
    As a pharmaceutical sales representative, you will have to sell scientifically advanced products in a professional environment, to physicians, hospital personnel, pharmacists or patient advocacy groups. This sales job can be divided into a few sectors: Prescription Drugs: The majority of pharmaceutical sales representatives work in this field. Their target customers are specialist doctors or family physicians, depending on the drug ...
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    Be Paid What You're Really Worth

    Be Paid What You're Really Worth
    I asked more than 150 high-earning women, "Are you doing this for the money?" The overwhelming response was a definite no. What drove them were passion, recognition, challenge and independence. At the same time, they wanted to be well-compensated, because they felt they were worth it. But that's not the case with most of us. We instinctively devalue ourselves. Those little ...
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