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Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (March 28th, 2020)

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Every week, we at Cheeky Scientist scour the Internet for the best industry transition articles for PhDs – so you don’t have to!

Our two consultants independently search for the most informative articles in the categories of networking, CVs/resumes, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and a top overall article for the week.

This week’s best articles are…

 

Industry Transition Articles: Top Overall

Networking

Top Article: Virtual networking allows business building through pandemic – Arielle Kass

How to become better at networking despite the coronavirus keeping you at home – Vicky McKeever

9 Keys to Effective Networking, In Person or Virtual – Martin Zwilling

4 Ways You Can Give Your Remote Workforce a Sense of Togetherness – Samantha McLaren

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: 5 Resume Tips For Senior-Level Job-Seekers – UsFinancePost

What to write in a cover letter, according to career experts – Alamy Stock

3 ways to keep your job search active during the COVID-19 pandemic – Keca Ward

Tips From A Recruiter: Don’t Make Me Read Your Resume – Dave Fecak

Interviews

Top Article: Former Google recruiter: Here’s how to ace a remote job interview – Kevin Grice

The one question you should always ask in a job interview – Jane McNeill

Recruiters Nominate Their Favorite Phone Interview Questions – Samantha McLaren

Coronavirus: Job interviews go online as candidates stuck at home – Justin Harper

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills in the Biotech Industry – Kymberlie Krieger

Are You Leading Through the Crisis … or Managing the Response? – Eric J. McNulty and Leonard Marcus

4 ways to improve your adaptability – Ian Clark

5 ways emotional intelligence can help us through the coronavirus crisisHarvey Deutschendorf

Academic Blues

Top Article: Amid coronavirus shutdowns, some grad students feel pressure to report to their labs – Michael Price

The University should not let the concerns of its graduate students become an afterthought –  Amy Batley

Sexual-Assault Investigations May Be Delayed as Coronavirus Disrupts CollegesSarah Brown

Boosting the signal in scientific talks – Scott St. George &

Michael White

Industry Positions

Top Article: Accurate science communication is key in the fight against COVID-19 – Sabrina Sholts

Who is hiring during the coronavirus? Try these industries if you need a job now – Arianne Cohen

Solving the Puzzle: A Closer Look at Project Management Careers in Life Sciences – Porschia Parker-Griffin

Computer science versus COVID-19 – David Pringle

Business Acumen

Top Article: FDA Grants Experimental Coronavirus Drug Benefits For Rare Disease Treatments – Health News From NPR

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine – Éanna Kelly

In Other (Biopharma) News: This Week’s Non-Coronavirus Stories – Alex Keown

PhRMA, BIO campaign champions members’ determination to beat COVID-19 – Beth Snyder Bulik

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There is so much waiting for you outside of academia, but the choice is yours alone. It’s time to remember your value as a PhD.

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Isaiah Hankel

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