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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 here.

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Emails are an effective tool to use in your industry job search and networking agenda. The problem is that many of them end up disregarded and ignored. The ones you send never get answered. If you want to get through to an industry professional, you need to show them respect and use proper email etiquette. This means keeping your email succinct and being complimentary. Showing value and building rapport. Personalizing and tailoring your emails to industry professionals in a way that will guarantee you get a reply. Here are 5 ways to make sure your email doesn’t end up in the recycling bin.

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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 here.

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International PhDs do not have an easy ride to full-time employment if they want to stay in the U.S. You are competing with a growing number of foreign students for the same capped visas or hoping for a visa lottery win. To work in the U.S., you need to know your facts and be prepared so that when you leverage the value you bring to the company, the immigration piece seems less significant. In addition to networking and strategizing, give yourself ample time to learn about the visa options available to you and start the process before you graduate. Here are 5 visa options you need to know about.

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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 here.

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Your technical skills will not be the deciding factor when it comes to getting an industry job. Hiring managers will look for candidates with not only the scientific acumen, but also the business skills and motivation that is needed for industry. Build this credibility by breaking free from the lab bench and honing these transferable skills. Get to know what employers want. Work on effectively communicating your work in various mediums, start collaborations with scientists outside of your lab and build a network of industry professionals. Diversify your resume and show that you are more than your degree. Here are 5 ways PhDs can build industry credibility while in academia.

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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 here.

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Finding an industry job is its own full-time job. PhDs lack the resources and knowledge to transition out of academia as easily as they might have thought. The market is competitive and many PhDs opt in for the default postdoc they think they have to do before transitioning into industry. That idea is an archaic trap. To find an industry job, PhDs need to put time and effort into diversifying their job search strategy and use multiple sources if they want to ever make it in front of a hiring manager. Here are the top 3 sources for PhDs looking to expand their career search.

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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 here.

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