Johnson & Johnson to Open New HQ in Tampa, Bringing 500 New Jobs

Pharmaceutical powerhouse Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) will open a new $23.5 million North American shared services headquarters in Tampa, Florida Gov. Rick Scott‘s office announced Thursday.johnson-and-johnson

The new site is expected to bring 500 jobs to Florida’s gulf coast and is expected to be operational sometime in the middle of 2016. Johnson & Johnson has signed a lease for 110,000 square feet of space on the first five floors of an office building in Tampa, the Tampa Bay Business Journal reported. The 500 jobs coming to the area will have an average salary of $75,000 a company spokesperson told the Journal. Many of the positions are expected to be in human services, accounting, information technology and other administrative roles, the Tampa Bay Tribune reported. Continue reading



During my 30+ years in medical sales recruiting, I have come across hundreds of people who are sleep walking through their career and don’t know it. Maybe a better analogy is that they’re walking on a treadmill, year after year, at 2.5 miles per hour, on a low level incline.dreamstime_s_39625945

Life seems great, they’re with a solid, respected medical device or pharmaceutical company making a good income and their customers love them.

They have created excellent professional and personal relationship, so why rock the boat?

Here’s the problem, the medical marketplace has a variety of career options that present new challenges. There are four major levels of medical sales jobs and, like a treadmill, if you never explore new speeds and elevations you’ll never know what you’re missing.


Don’t just settle for the status quo. Learn how to maximize your career growth and earning potential.

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The 9 Traits that must be demonstrated by potential or experienced Medical Sales Reps to Crush the Next Job Interview

By Ralph Steeber, CEO MEDSEARCH

Here are nine important character traits that candidates are well-advised to hone and exhibit during the job interview process:handshake over signed cotract

Communication Skills – The skill to make a good presentation and engage your audience is critical. The ability to listen attentively and speak clearly are the foundation of healthcare sales.

Concise and Direct Style –A physician’s or healthcare professional’s time is valuable and you don’t get much of it. It is important for you to be able to distill information down to its essence. Continue reading