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Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (February 15th, 2020)

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In industry, it’s important for professionals and job candidates to maintain a strong knowledge of the business arena. 

That’s why every week, Cheeky Scientist scours the Internet acquiring the best industry transition articles for PhDs – that way, 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.

Then they vote on a top article for each category and a top overall article for the week.

And here are the results! This week’s best articles are…

Industry Transition Articles: Top Overall

Networking

Top: Networking Made Easy: 5 Tricks for Making a Great First Impression –  Atlanta Small Business Network

Lean Out (or A Simple Guide To Networking With Ease) – Helen Krug von Nidda

Using Networking Cards to Give Your Contacts a Tangible Way to Remember You – Katharine Hansen

Incorporating a Networking Mindset Into Your Sales Strategy – Adam Connors

CVs/Resumes

Top: 4 Ways To Craft A Cover Letter That Will Get You The Job – Ashley Stahl

How to address a cover letter to impress a hiring manager right away – Jennifer Fabiano

Lies, odd email addresses and other things that should never go on a resumé – Olivia Bodwen

Cost Cutting Algorithms Are Making Your Job Search a Living Hell – Nick Keppler

Interviews

Top: 5 Interview Prep Tips to Help Ensure Your Good Candidates Aren’t Being Excluded for Bad Reasons – Lou Adler

The 4 Trick Questions In Every Job Interview And How To Answer Them – Chris Westfall

How to respond to ‘Do you have any questions for me?’ during the interview – Rachel Weingarten

Bad habits can ruin a great job interview – Mary Fox Luquette

Transferable Skills

Top: 5 leadership skills that will help you with a promotion in 2020 – Shubika Bilkha

Want To Get Hired? 4 Skills To Emphasize In Your Next Interview – Stephen Mugo Weru

How to Work with a Leader Who Doesn’t Care About Details – Liz Kislik

How Soft Skills Will Help You Land Your Dream Job – Charlie Fletcher

Academic Blues

Top: The Unmet Mental-Health Needs of Foreign Doctoral Students – Bhargavi Bharadwaj

Lessons for Aspiring STEM Grad Students – Pedro Márquez-Zacarías

People will not trust unkind science – Gail Cardew

Is becoming a physician-scientist worth sacrificing work-life balance? – Tim Keyes

Industry Positions

Top: Gender Parity in the Boardroom Won’t Happen on Its Own – Sharon Thorne, Dan Konigsburg

Interested In A Career In Project Management? Three Ways To Test Your Readiness – Veronica Thraen

Working in a large scientific organisation gave me transferable skills for business – Matthew Beckingham

94 Percent of Businesses Invest in Competitive Intelligence. Does Yours? – Jeff Goldman

Business Acumen

Top: 10 Steps to Creating a Data-Driven Culture – David Waller

Despite Calls to Lower Drug Prices, More than 600 Medications Saw Increases in January – Alex Keown

From Novartis, Bristol MS meds to new ADCs, here are 2020’s blockbuster drug launches – Angus Liu

Can smart city tech go global? – David Pringle

 

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