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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 17th, 2016)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

Every week we scour the Internet to find the best industry transition articles for PhDs, so you don’t have to.

We have two consultants independently search for the most informative articles on networking, CVs/resumes, transferable skills, interviews, academic blues, and industry positions.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and for a top overall article each week. This week’s best articles are…

Top Overall

*Bridge To Business* – Peter Friske


TOP How To Spring Clean Your Social Media Platforms (And Make Them Recruiter-Ready) – Alex Honeysett

What I Learned From Spending A Week Going To Networking Events – Shelcy Joseph

How Social Media Can Help You Accomplish Your Life And Business Goals For The Best Year Ever – Prerna Malik

How to Fix Your LinkedIn Newsfeed: Make It More Professional, Less Facebook – Donna Serdula


TOP Everything Job Seekers Need To Know About Job References – Daisy Wright

The One Resume To Rule Them All – Emily Kapit

3 Tips To Spring Clean Your Resume – M.A. Smith

Creating A Great Data Science Resume – Will Stanton

4 Tips For Turning Your Resume Into A Job-Winning Interview – Tara Clark


TOP 9 Common Job Search Mistakes To Avoid, According To A Boston Recruiter – Justine Hofherr

How I Negotiated For An Additional $15,000 At Yammer – Anna Marie Clifton

Schmooze, Pitch And Close In That Job Interview? Don’t Fake It, Just Be Yourself – John Lees

Ten Things Never To Do On A Job Interview – Liz Ryan

Transferable Skills

TOP 5 Business Skills That Everyone Needs To Succeed-And How You Can Learn Them – Aja Frost

To Be A Successful Entrepreneur, First Master This 1 Basic Skill – Jayson Demers

How To Manage Work Relationships That Push Your Buttons – Daniel Goleman

Taking Risks Is Key To A Successful Career Change – Jennifer Polk

Academic Blues

TOP Bridge To Business Peter Friske

All Good Writers Do This 1 Thing To Improve Their Writing – Glenn Leibowitz

To Recover Faster From Rejection, Shift Your Mindset – Nicole Torres

10 Tips For Writing A PhD Thesis – Ingrid Curl

Industry Positions

TOP Alternative Career Pathways: Science Communication – Sarah Junco Wong

Navigating The Emotional Side Of A Career Transition – Ron Ashkenas

Laid Off! Getting Started Using LinkedIn For Job Search in 6 EASY Steps – Donna Serdula

Shattering Barriers For Women In Biotech Jami M. DeBrango-Palumbo

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.