Am I too old to start?

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sassiemama in Phoenix, Arizona

99 months ago

Is 36 too old for someone to start in the Pharm. Sales position? I ask because I will be that old(or young) when I finish my BS degree! I don't want to keep doing patient care and I do have a sales background. What do y'all think?

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cj2 in Denver, Colorado

95 months ago

NO INDEED! THEY WANT SOMEONE WITH EXPERIENCE AND MATURITY. WOULD YOU TRUST SOMEONE WITH EXPENSIVE DRUG SAMPLES, FREE CAR INSURANCE AND GAS, PAID CELL PHONE BILLS AND MEALS WITH DOCTORS, ETC FRESH OUT OF COLLEGE OR A FEW YEARS AFTER OR SOMEONE @ AGE 36 WITH PATIENT CARE (CUSTOMER SERVICE) AND SALES EXPERIENCE AND A BS TO BOOT?

HMMMMM....

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Jodee Troup in New Orleans, Louisiana

90 months ago

Not at all. I'm 38 and have been in the business and successful for the past 2. Go for it.

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jerry pace in Marlboro, New Jersey

89 months ago

I am 24 and i want too try something completely different i was in construction do u think its a bad idea

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Njack in Mckinney, Texas

87 months ago

I was hired for the first time in Pharma when I was 46 years old. I was employed 4 years before being laid off in a massive company downsizing. At first, I thought at 50 why bother trying, but fortunately I look a little bit younger than that so I'm going to give it another shot. At 36 you are a baby! Go for it....

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Lauren in New Orleans, Louisiana

58 months ago

Jodee Troup in New Orleans, Louisiana said: Not at all. I'm 38 and have been in the business and successful for the past 2. Go for it.

I have your purse. Email me laurenkolb@me.com

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izzymiami in Miami, United States minor outlying islands

25 months ago

Njack in Mckinney, Texas said: I was hired for the first time in Pharma when I was 46 years old. I was employed 4 years before being laid off in a massive company downsizing. At first, I thought at 50 why bother trying, but fortunately I look a little bit younger than that so I'm going to give it another shot. At 36 you are a baby! Go for it....

Hi there I am 50 years old and look younger as well I just graduated from college with BA degree, do you think I still have a chance to star as an entry level in this career? pls let me know your thought.

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elvisduarte in Miami, Florida

2 months ago

sassiemama:

You are way to young to worry about it. Go for it!

izzymiami:

Don't let that stop you. In my last position my district manager hired 2 guys older than you. If you convince the manager you are the right person, age is not a factor, unless you are 75 or so.

I also invite you to check www.howtogetintopharmaceuticalsales.com

That's a great resource to get free info to help you land into pharma

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