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Just starting out, seeking advice

Discussion in 'Industry Veterans' started by USF17, Nov 22, 2017 at 1:27 AM.

  1. USF17

    USF17 new user

    Nov 22, 2017
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    I am posting this thread to seek advice from anyone with experience in orthopedic sales who is willing to offer advice to a newcomer. I am considering a position with a popular orthopedic implant company and would like to gain some insight into the life of an orthopedic sales rep. A little background about myself; I have worked in orthopedic surgery as an O.R. staff member for the past 8 years and after earning my B.S. degree, I've been offered several sales opportunities. I have close personal connections with numerous orthopods, regional managers for different orthopedic implant companies, hospital staff, and management at a few different facilities. I know very well the sacrifices and long hours that successful reps have to endure, and I am not looking for warnings about the "lifestyle" or any other negative sentiments about the profession. I am simply asking for any advice from experienced reps on how to be successful in the field. Any constructive feedback is greatly appreciated.

  2. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    If you don't mind being a bitch to surgeons, then have at it.