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Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (April 4th, 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: Why You’re Afraid Of Networking (And What To Do About It) – J. Ryan Williams

Be a Colleague That Others Can Confide In – Deborah Grayson Riegel

4 ways to keep networking while social distancing – Anne Fisher

Get over your fear of networking and use these 4 tips to network in place – Cathy Paper

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: How to Reframe Your Resume and Get a New Job During Coronavirus – Kenadi Silcox 

Time To Update Your Résumé—Here’s One Secret To Use – Robin Ryan

Listing References on a Resume Is ‘Wasted Space,’ Experts Say — Here’s How to Provide Them – Diane Herbst

Tips for a Career Change Cover Letter – Hallie Crawford

Interviews

Top Article: 75 Questions to Ask During an Interview That’ll Help You Get the Job  – Maryn Liles 

How to nail a job interview via video conferencing – Macy Bayern

Video Interview Tips for Tech Job Candidates, Managers During COVID-19 – Nick Kolakowski

How Coronavirus Is Reshaping The Job Search Now — And For The Future – Gabe Bullard

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Adaptability should be your new hire’s top soft skill. Here’s how to test for it – Jill Chapman

7 Leadership Lessons Men Can Learn from Women – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Cindy Gallop

4 Ways to Improve Your Productivity While Working From Home – Porschia Parker-Griffin

10 Ways To Launch A Successful Job Search Amid Coronavirus – Forbes Careers

Academic Blues

Top Article: For Many Graduate Students, Covid-19 Pandemic Highlights Inequities – Megan Zahneis

Universities Issue Hiring Freezes in Response to COVID-19 – Amy Schleunes

Why you should craft multiple plans for your future career – Karin Bodewits

My lab is closed to me because of the coronavirus. Here’s how I’m planning to stay productive – Lei Su

Industry Positions

Top Article: Working From Home with Kids? How to Manage the Impossible – Eve Glicksman

Here are the companies mass hiring during the coronavirus pandemic – Jazmin Goodwin

Insights From A First-Time Biotech CEO – Alessandro Riva

Work and Hiring Slowing in Biotech, But Layoffs Unlikely – Gail Dutton

Business Acumen

Top Article: Pandemic Pushes Pharma Sales Into Virtual World. Will it Last? – Alex Keown

Experts weigh in on vaccine prospects as dozens of COVID-19 projects race ahead – Eric Sagonowsky

Latest industry developments against COVID-19 – Ben Hargreaves

COVID-19 is cutting air pollution, but it will not slow climate change – Catherine Collins

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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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