Navigation Links
How to Answer 20 Tough Medical Sales Job Interview Questions from Nationally Renowned Career Coach, Peggy McKee, CEO of Career Confidential
Date:12/6/2012

(PRWEB) December 06, 2012

How does a tough, competitive medical sales rep stand out in a sea of tough, competitive medical sales reps in order to get the job? According to Peggy McKee, “the medical sales recruiter,” a lot of it has to do with how you answer job interview questions. Answering them well requires preparation, skill, and strategy.

McKee wrote an article to aid medical sales job seekers in answering some of the toughest but most common medical sales job interview questions, and it can be found at How to Answer 20 Medical Sales Job Interview Questions

“Medical sales is a notoriously competitive field,” says McKee. “Job interviews are all about selling yourself for the job. You are the product in that transaction, and you have to sell the hiring manager on why you’re the best solution for their problem. But almost everyone applying for a medical sales job is really good at sales. They understand the sales process and can talk a good game. To beat them, you have to step it up and be a little bit better.”

Peggy McKee is the owner and senior recruiter for PHC Consulting, a nationally-recognized medical sales recruiting firm. Since 2006, McKee has published a companion blog to her website, Medical Sales Recruiter—Tips and Quips (http://www.phcconsulting.com/WordPress/) to teach medical sales job seekers the skills and strategies they need to be successful. This article is yet another free resource.

The article offers insights and suggestions for answering 20 common medical sales job interview questions, like:

  •     Do you prefer working in a team or alone?
  •     Have you ever been on a team where someone was not pulling their own weight?
  •     How do you deal with difficult customers?
  •     How do you evaluate success?
  •     How do you handle stress and pressure?
  •     Tell me about yourself.
  •     What is good customer service?
  •     What motivates you?
  •     What salary are you looking for?

“Medical sales hiring managers know all the ‘standard’ answers that job seekers give,” says McKee. “They are looking for more than that. They want someone who understands the job, can do the job, will do the job, and won’t pose a risk to their own continued employment. They want someone to brings more to the table than other candidates. You can communicate that to them with good answers to these interview questions. In the article, I tell them how to think about their answer so that they communicate what the hiring manager really wants to know and not sound like everyone else.”

How to Answer 20 Medical Sales Job Interview Questions can be found here: http://www.phcconsulting.com/WordPress/2012/10/17/how-to-answer-20-medical-sales-job-interview-questions/
# # #
If you'd like more information about this topic, or to schedule career or interview coaching, please call Peggy McKee toll-free at 1-888-263-5688 or e-mail Peggy at Peggy(at)PHCConsulting(dot)com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/How-to-Answer-20-Tough-Me/Job-Interview-Questions/prweb10183291.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Can Cannabidiol (CBD) Fight Metastatic Cancer? According to the latest research the answer is yes.
2. Physicians Answer Questions About Food Biotechnology in IFIC Foundation Videos
3. Mars, Incorporated Answers Question: How Does Feeding People and Pets Nurture Science and Discovery? At TEDMED 2012
4. Bayer Bee Care Center Helps Solve Bee Health’s Toughest Challenges
5. Carbon capture and storage -- new research from UKERC shows tough road ahead to realize potential
6. CoreLab Partners, Medical Image Assessment Experts, Announces Its Entry Into the Early Alzheimers Imaging Market Space
7. Premier Biomedical Successfully Advances Cancer Research
8. University of College London Hospitals (UCLH) Selects GEO SCAN Medical as New Standard of Care for the Detection and Treatment of Prostate Cancer
9. Speech and Language Therapy Jobs and Biomedical Science Jobs - Medicspro Leading the way for Medical Recruitment Agencies in the UK
10. Cardinal Logistics Management Transports Dry Ice to Save Years of Medical Research at NYU
11. MiMedx Group to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Medical Technology & Diagnostics Forum
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... 2016  Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM ), ... through the development of innovative products and services, announced ... United States denied its petition to review ... Sequenom,s U.S. Patent No. 6,258,540 (",540 Patent") are not ... the Supreme Court,s Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... NC (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... mission to bring innovative medical technologies, services and solutions to the healthcare market. ... and implementation of various distribution, manufacturing, sales and marketing strategies that are necessary ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... 27, 2016   Ginkgo Bioworks , a leading ... was today awarded as one of the World ... world,s most innovative companies. Ginkgo Bioworks is engineering ... real world in the nutrition, health and consumer ... with customers including Fortune 500 companies to design ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... While the majority of commercial spectrophotometers and fluorometers use the z-dimension ... are higher end machines that use the more unconventional z-dimension of 20mm. Z-dimension ... bottom of the cuvette holder. , FireflySci has developed several Agilent flow cell ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:5/12/2016)... May 12, 2016 WearablesResearch.com , a ... the overview results from the Q1 wave of its ... wave was consumers, receptivity to a program where they ... a health insurance company. "We were surprised ... says Michael LaColla , CEO of Troubadour Research, ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... 2016  Neurotechnology, a provider of high-precision biometric ... Biometric Identification System (ABIS) , a complete system ... ABIS can process multiple complex biometric transactions with ... fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. It leverages the ... MegaMatcher Accelerator , which have been used ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... GOTHENBURG, Sweden , April 28, 2016 ... 1,491.2 M (139.9), up 966% compared with the first quarter of ... Operating profit totaled SEK 589.1 M (loss: 18.8) and the operating ... SEK 7.12 (loss: 0.32) Cash flow from operations was ... , The 2016 revenue guidance is unchanged, SEK 7,000-8,500 M. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):