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Dow Jones reporting Eli Lilly (LLY) to lay off around 30% of its U.S. sales force, which...

Dow Jones reporting Eli Lilly (LLY) to lay off around 30% of its U.S. sales force, which accounts for about 1,000 positions.
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  • Archman Investor
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    Wow. So what does that say?
    Things are great? Productivity from the other 2/3 is far outstripping the other 1/3?
    Or doctors, hospitals just cannot afford this anymore?

     

    Interesting.
    11 Apr 2013, 05:11 PM Reply Like
  • tampabay
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    So how are those Drs. suppose to get samples, and other Favors, Lots of Hotties out of jobs,,,,they'll get another one(job) or a Dr.....maybe
    11 Apr 2013, 05:24 PM Reply Like
  • dindin21
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    Its funny you mention that. I have been told pharmaceutical sales is dominated by hot blonde women.
    11 Apr 2013, 05:27 PM Reply Like
  • TFCAB
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    i met one once...the carpet did not match the drapes
    11 Apr 2013, 09:14 PM Reply Like
  • IgnisFatuus
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    LOL <golfclap>
    12 Apr 2013, 08:42 AM Reply Like
  • BruceInKY
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    Forward! Recovery Summer Redux!
    11 Apr 2013, 09:07 PM Reply Like
  • taxman100
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    With fewer and fewer new drugs in the pipeline in the next decade, what will there be to sell? I know guys in the industry that are just praying their jobs will last another decade until they can retire.

     

    It's not just Eli Lilly
    11 Apr 2013, 10:09 PM Reply Like
  • eggonstick
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    Dividend plan dude is siooooo right...thanks Obama care
    11 Apr 2013, 11:25 PM Reply Like
  • ReligiousWacko
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    Maybe Obama should've funded giant unfunded medicare entitlement like Bush?

     

    Do you blame your crappy dinner and overweight wife on Obamacare too?
    12 Apr 2013, 01:41 AM Reply Like
  • KJP712
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    Another one thousand lost souls never to be counted in the job stats again.
    12 Apr 2013, 12:32 AM Reply Like
  • 1980XLS-2.0
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    Bullish News.

     

    Stock to rally on.
    12 Apr 2013, 04:38 AM Reply Like
  • mickmars
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    Eli is just dumping the now frumpy 40 year old chicks they hired in the 90's.

     

    Wait for an "Eli expanding sales force by 30%" article next year.... Docs wanna see 22 year old hotties.
    12 Apr 2013, 08:11 AM Reply Like
  • Bryce_in_TX
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    I just couldn't resist. A few metaphors from the songs below to TFCAB's comment but I won't go there. :)

     

    http://bit.ly/ZlsyBk

     

    http://bit.ly/YuuziI
    12 Apr 2013, 09:08 AM Reply Like
  • mickmars
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    I prefer "Givin The Dog a Bone" or "What Do You Do for Money Honey" by AC/DC in this context.
    12 Apr 2013, 10:33 AM Reply Like
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