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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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