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Discussion in 'Otsuka' started by anonymous, Mar 11, 2020 at 10:51 PM.

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  1. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Someone posted in the thread "POA: Corona Virus" the following text:

    "Fake news. They want to make our women lesbians and attack religion and make us work to pay off the New World Order. The MSM is complicit in all this. There is no virus other than the regular flu. They can't beat Trump so they got together with Soros and Clinton to concoct this scheme".

    MAGA!

    My question to you: Which of you Assholes and MFers hired this idiot? We are sending people with the intellect of 2 - year - olds into offices, and then complain that they are shutting down to reps!!
     

  2. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Don't expect anyone to come forward...We have idiots in management hiring idiots that are like them!
     
  3. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    This rep is indeed dumber than a brick! Fits right in with Kim Martin and Trump. What could possibly go wrong???
     
  4. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    They’re probably really great at making conversation about football and kids. I’m fairly new to the industry and I’ve noticed the ability to make small talk and connections trumps disease state knowledge or ability to grow scripts quarter over quarter.
     
  5. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    You are spot on my friend. That is one of the reasons while drug reps are not considered sales people by many industries outside of pharma. What you will learn very quickly is that offices use you as an order taker for lunch. Here is one example that you are expected to master:

    Restaurant: "Fred's Slurp and Burp"

    Order from the menu by #

    Dr. Johnson: #11, hold the onions and fries, add extra meat, add country potatoes

    Dr. Meyer: #6, no salt, no MSM, add side order of sautéed mushrooms and garlic bread

    Dr. Rodriguez: # 2, substitute brown rice for white rice, nut allergy, no peanuts please, add sautéed onions

    MOST IMPORTANTLY:

    Betty, the fat office bitch and manager who controls all access to the Drs orders this: 2 extra large chocolate milkshakes with whip cream, caramel sauce, peanuts, 3 straws and an ice cream cone, consisting of 4 large scoops of Vanilla ice-cream dipped in hot chocolate and finished with a large, glazed strawberry on the top of the scoops.

    She has to get these shakes down quickly (that's why she needs 3 straws) in order to get ready for that prime rib dinner she can't wait to chow down once she gets home. Make sure to bring these shakes and cone to her desk immediately upon arrival before taking care of the providers, otherwise she will let you know who rules the office! And don't even think of messing up the order!!! She'll cancel your next appointment!! She may also order dinner for her husband while she places the order with you. Just give her what she wants. There is no point arguing with her.

    You see, once you have developed this skill, you are then ready to spend 20 seconds with your doctors before they hide in their offices, because they are "busy"...

    As you can see it's a great job that will feed your ego and self esteem on a daily basis....
     
  6. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Thanks for the laugh! This describes my first year perfectly. When my manager was at a lunch with my two top doctors they left after about 5 minutes. I forgot to grab their signatures and had to knock on one doctors closed office door. Found both of them huddled in a corner obviously not doing anything except talking to themselves. They treat me like a friend and even assured me months ago they were never too busy to see me (genuinely great office, very different from your typical rude staff). So awkward collecting their signatures that time LOL.

    In a disease state where it isn't crowded with reps I wonder if its any different?
     
  7. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    Otsuka is like my kids kindergarten class. Micro managed and they try to control your every move. Hell, I feel like I have to raise my hand and ask permission to go to the crapper.