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MedReps Survey Reveals Best Places to Work in Medical Sales in 2019


ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A new survey by MedReps (, a career site for medical sales representatives, identified CONMED, Teleflex, and Medtronic as the overall top medical sales companies to work for this year.

The 8th Annual Best Places to Work in Medical Sales survey polled over 800 professionals from the MedReps community to determine which medical sales employers are currently the most sought-after in the industry. The survey results revealed what qualities and values are most important, leading respondents to vote for their favorite company. A few of those values include work-life balance (82 percent), team building and collaboration (54 percent), and a solid product line (41 percent).

"This year, we found the Best Places to Work winners are specifically focused on people -- both employees and customers," said Karyn Mullins, president at MedReps. "Medical sales job seekers can be assured that these companies are prioritizing corporate culture and strong product lines."

At Teleflex, their purpose with employees and customers to ensure they're delivering the best possible experiences.

"Our values guide how we deliver our promise," said Sharon Haughney, Talent Acquisition Manager at Teleflex. "We put people at the center of all we do and work together to be entrepreneurial in spirit, build trusting relationships and of course, have fun in the process."

Medtronic also emphasizes a commitment to putting people at the organization's core.

"Medtronic focuses on improving lives and contributing to communities where we work," Kariann Hafner, Senior Program Manager of Global Talent Acquisition at Medtronic shared. "For over 60 years, we have been putting patients first. Our Mission serves as our ethical framework and inspirational goal for our employees around the world."

For each of these Best Places to work, the focus on people goes beyond making a sale. Lisa McCallister, the Talent Acquisition Manager at CONMED, notes a strong belief in comradery and companionship impacts everyone at the organization.

"Our CEO always says that one of our top goals is not only to take care of customers, but also to take care of each other. It's through teamwork and caring about each other as people that allows to build great relationships and achieve the impossible -- together!"

Notable findings from the survey include:

  • Surprisingly, only 9 percent of respondents say they placed their Best Places to Work vote based on compensation.
  • 56 percent of respondents selected "Honest/Trustworthy" as one of the two most important characteristics of a good leader.
  • Unfortunately, 52 percent of employed respondents are currently looking for a new job.
  • When asked, "What is the best part of your job?" 30 percent of respondents said "making a difference."

"Even though medical sales employee satisfaction is once again up, employees are still looking for new jobs," Mullins said. "To entice employees to stay, leaders need to remain focused on the people-aspects of their organizations."

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About MedReps
MedReps is owned and operated by Healthcare Staffing Technologies. As the leading job site in its niche, MedReps gives members access to the most sought-after medical sales jobs and pharmaceutical sales jobs on the web. Members have access to over 6,000 jobs and can apply directly to the recruiters and hiring managers who post them. For more information on the No. 1 site for medical sales, marketing, and management careers, please visit



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