Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (February 15th, 2020)
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
Top Overall: 5 leadership skills that will help you with a promotion in 2020 – Shubika Bilkha
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
Top: 4 Ways To Craft A Cover Letter That Will Get You The Job – Ashley Stahl
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
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 Soft Skills Will Help You Land Your Dream Job – Charlie Fletcher
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
Top: Gender Parity in the Boardroom Won’t Happen on Its Own – Sharon Thorne, Dan Konigsburg
Working in a large scientific organisation gave me transferable skills for business – Matthew Beckingham
Top: 10 Steps to Creating a Data-Driven Culture – David Waller
Can smart city tech go global? – David Pringle
If you’re ready to start your transition into industry, you can apply to book a free Transition Call with our founder Isaiah Hankel, PhD or one of our Transition Specialists. Apply to book a Transition Call here.