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Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (February 22nd, 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: How to Work the Room Like a Network Hustler –  Kanika Tolver

Networking

Top: How to Work the Room Like a Network Hustler –  Kanika Tolver

How to Overcome Your Obsession with Helping Others – Ron Carucci

When and How to Reach Out to Recruiters – Katharine Hansen

How To Empower Yourself In The Job Search And Fight Back Against The AI Robots – Jack Kelly

CVs/Resumes

Top: List of 5 key skills to highlight on your resume (with examples) – Jennifer Fabiano

5 Tips To Update Your Resume In 2020 – Anisha Singh

How to list references: Simple steps for success – Robert Carnevale

5 tips for a data science resume – Aditya Sharma

Interviews

Top: How to use the halo effect to your advantage in a job interview – Art Markman

Preparing for Showtime: The Job Interview – Kanika Tolver

The Top 17 ways to fail a job interview – CW Headley

Baby Boomers: How To Excel In The Job Interview – Robin Ryan

Transferable Skills

Top: 10 Leadership Principles for 2020 – Shubika Bilkha

How To Develop Your Emotional Intelligence (3 Ways) – Thomas Griffin

High-Demand Soft And Hard Skills For Freelancers And Other Professionals – Jon Younger

How to demonstrate 3 important soft skills during an interview – Stephanie Vozza

Academic Blues

Top: Male doctoral graduates more likely to have a full-time, permanent job than their female counterparts, study shows – University of Exeter

How I got through my grad school slump –  Katherine Still

Stop making graduate students pay up front for conferences – John Malloy.

3 things to know about women in STEM – Johnny Wood

Industry Positions

Top: Starting Out at a Start-Up – Annie Maxfield and Thi Nguyen

How to Become a Project Manager in 2020 – Hannah Cohen

9 best practices for data science job search – Sejuti Das

Why Working Couples Need to Talk More About Power – Jennifer Petriglieri

Business Acumen

Top: Healthcare Automation Market to be worth US$58.98 billion by 2025, Says TMR – Transparency Market Research

Small Data Can Play a Big Role in AI – H. James Wilson and Paul R. Daugherty

Growth of Health System-Based Specialty Pharmacy to Continue in 2020, Reducing Cost of Care – Don Amorosi and Becky Rand

Budget 2021 – 2027: mixed funding is needed to promote innovation – Florin Zubașcu

 

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Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

Learn how to build the perfect LinkedIn profile to attract hiring managers and recruiters. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven ...

Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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