Novartis sales reps HATE their Toyota Prius
Perhaps no one can blaim them . . . going green and thinking of others is not really the basic mentality of any hard-charging sales rep.
So when they were forced to go green and save gas . . . they responded . . . and responded . . . and complained . . . and complained. . . on CafePharma.
"Let your concerns be known to your management team AND the fleet department or you WILL be driving idiotic match boxes!!"
"I am piling EVERY damned piece of paper, samples and brochures into this damned golfcart, and even more when my District Monkey does a ride-along. Let him sit and two cases of samples in the front seat, and see how he likes it."
"Save the planet??? You gotta be kidding. The global warming/greenhouse gasses hoopla is the biggest hoax ever."
"Nice Car the only thing funnier is the piece of crap diovan"
"I've got the Prius and I hate it. People actually mock me as they drive by. I'm not thin skinned. I've just never seen such a reaction to a car before. It's a running joke between my teenage son and me now. He watches cars as they pass us and tells me "there's another one Dad, this one was smiling and shaking their head."
"Prius sucks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pretty Retarded In United States. Who wants a tuna can with wheels."
"It has been said that leaders lead by example......
I would suggest that all sales management trade in their company vehicles and drive a PRIUS !
Think that will happen ? Answer: NEVER in a MILLION YEARS !"
"Top 10 Reasons reps should drive a Prius
1. can back straight into sample closet due to size.
2. easy to get killed in one eliminating employees vs going through pip paperwork.
3. rep will be ashamed to drive as a personal car so business use only
4. cant do a sicko movie on fancy drug rep cars
5.remote control battery powered cars allow for extra hobby to play with cars in spare time.
6.large trunk space to put 2 sleeves of every product and that way saving the company money by not giving out as many samples.
7. car does not go over 25 mph so no speeding tickets will be given
8.no room in car to pick up lunches to carry to offices except for perhaps hamburgers in a small sack thus cutting back on lunch expenses.
9.Nice car to pick your speaker up in at the airport. He might have to hold some of his luggage in his lap though.
10. Makes a great golf cart if only it had a convertible top to open but we can't be too picky, can we!!"