The Most Common Resume Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Looking for Your Next Medical Device Job

Medsider Interview with Sue Sarkesian

If you were to submit your resume for a medical device or medtech job, what is the single most important thing that’s on the mind of the hiring manager? Come on, take a guess. Is it that you made President’s Club last year? Wrong. That you were instrumental in the marketing launch of a successful…Read More

Downsized from a Large Medical Device Company?

Medical Device Layoff

Have you recently been downsized from a large medtech, biotech, or pharma company?  If so, perhaps it’s time to change your paradigm. That’s what Paula Norbom thinks.  She is the Founder and President of Talencio, a Minneapolis-based staffing company that places contract professionals in various roles within the medtech and and biotech industries. Paula is…Read More

From Suing Pharma Companies to Marketing Medical Devices

Medical Device Career Transition

How do you go from suing pharma companies to marketing medical devices? Listen close because John Samawi did just that. His career in healthcare started with a role at Lopez, Hodes, Restaino, Milman & Skikos. Within this firm, John evaluated pharmaceutical marketing strategies and regulatory compliance pertaining to mass tort. He used this position to…Read More

From Grocery Sales to OR Capital Rep

Grocery Sales to OR Capital Rep

How do you go from selling groceries to selling medical devices?  Mike Donnelly knows how because he did it.  But it wasn’t the money that initially drew Mike into the medical device space.  Mike was allured to medical device sales because of the analytical approach it requires.  Mike got his start in medical sales with…Read More

From Naval Officer to Kyphon

From Naval Officer to Kyphon

Jason Motes is a Spine Consultant with Kyphon.  But that’s not all. He’s also a Lieutenant in the United States Navy.  Jason took advantage of a unique military recruitment program that has allowed him to forge a career with Kyphon, a division of Medtronic. Interview Highlights with Jason Motes The unique military recruiting program Jason…Read More