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US Department of Labor Recognizes NAPRx's CNPR Certification (Pharmaceutical Sales)
The National Association of Pharmaceutical Representatives (NAPRx®) is a trade association for pharmaceutical sales representatives, sales managers, and sales trainers that are involved with the pharmaceutical industry.
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. 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 employers of the program include: Novartis, Sepracor, Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi-Aventis, Forest Laboratories, and many more, including pharmaceutical sales recruiters) If your company needs help in recruiting, education, or training please email the association at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are an individual looking to break into pharmaceutical sales the NAPRx® and the CNPR training is an efficient method to do it.
The NAPRx® (www.napsronline.org)