The U.S. Department of Labor recently released information about employment opportunities for sales careers in the United States. There findings conclude that employment opportunities will be best for those with some college education, the appropriate industry knowledge or technical expertise, and the personal traits necessary for successful selling.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report, “There are many certifications designed to raise standards and develop the skills of sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing. A few examples are the … the Certified Sales Professional, and the Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative (CNPR®). Certification may involve completion of formal training and passing an examination.”
There is a long list of pharmaceutical companies who also utilize the NAPRx® when they look to add to their sales force. (Past advertisers include: Merck, Novartis, Sepracor, Eli Lilly, Schering-Plough, Andrx Laboratories, BIOGEN, Sanofi-Aventis, PD Labs plus many more) If your company needs help in recruiting, education, or training please email the association at questions[.]
The NAPRx® has been highly recommended to the many individuals who are looking to break into the Pharmaceutical Sales industry as well as for advancing the careers of current pharmaceutical reps. If you are looking to gain entry into the industry, please review the areas of the website geared to entry-level sales. - The U.S. Department of Labor (Bureau of Labor Statistics) is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics. With the strongest commitment to integrity and objectivity, the BLS will be premier among statistical agencies, producing impartial, timely, and accurate data relevant to the needs of our users and to the social and economic conditions of our Nation, its workers, and their families.