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ABOUT ISAIAH HANKEL, PHD

CEO, CHEEKY SCIENTIST & SUCCESS MENTOR TO PHDS

Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by millions of PhDs and other professionals in hundreds of different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

Dr. Hankel has published 3X bestselling books and his latest book, The Power of a PhD, debuted on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list. His methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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Articles Written By Isaiah Hankel, PhD

Onboarding Into Industry As A PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

We are joined by Donald Asher, PhD, internationally recognized author and speaker on careers and higher education. Donald is known as “America’s Job Search Guru,” and he has authored 12 books published in multiple languages around the world. Donald will share his formula for successful salary negotiation strategies for your industry job. Then we have special guest Michael Watkins, PhD, founder of Genesis Advisers and author of The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up to Speed Faster and Smarter. Michael will share his best onboarding tips for PhD industry jobs which he has gleaned from over 15 years of…

Industry Transition Spotlight: Shantanu Pal, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A, Shantanu Pal, Ph.D., discusses his role as an R&D Project Leader at Remidio Innovative Solutions and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, November 16th, 2019)

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen. 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.

Unknown LinkedIn Features for PhDs

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

This week on the Cheeky Scientist Radio Show, author and digital expert Donna Serdula will talk about how her organization works to help professionals stand out on LinkedIn and ultimately land their dream job. We are also joined by Kristeena Wright, PhD, who will talk about her career transition as an application scientist for Advanced Instruments and what she’s doing in her current role.

Escaping Bad Academic Advisors - 7 Things You Can Do As A PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

Academic abuse is no joke. The University of California’s Mental Health Committee reviewed a variety of examined trends in mental health, and some of what it uncovered is disturbing. For example, a UC Berkeley study of 3,100 graduate students indicated that nearly half of respondents had suffered an “emotional or stress-related problem that significantly affected their well-being and/or academic performance.” Worse yet, almost 10% reported that they had considered suicide sometime within the last year. Are these reports deeply saddening? Of course. But they are not surprising. Too many graduate and professional students are at risk of isolation from campus…

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, November 9th, 2019)

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen. 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.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Alessandro Nesti, PhD

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A, Sigita Cincuite, Ph.D., discusses her role as a Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, November 2nd, 2019)

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen. 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.

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 26th, 2019)

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen. 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.

Industry Transition Spotlight: Ju Lin Tan, Ph.D.

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

In this Q&A, Sigita Cincuite, Ph.D., discusses her role as a Product Manager at Thermo Fisher Scientific and shares advice for those looking to get hired in industry.

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 19th, 2019)

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen. 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.

Start With Your Why For PhDs

By: Isaiah Hankel, PhD

This week on the Cheeky Scientist Radio Show, we are joined by Peter Docker, co-author of Find Your Why with Simon Sinek. Peter will be sharing both why and how successful PhDs connect with a sense of purpose for career satisfaction and success. Also joining the show was Mariano Cardenas to talk about his role as an Application Scientist.