Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (February 28th, 2020)
Every week, we 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
Top Overall: Start Career Advising for Ph.D. Students in Year 1 – Leonard Cassuto
Top: How Long Should You Know Someone Before Asking For Job Search Help – Caroline Ceniza-Levine
Time to Brush Up on Your Networking – Federal Careers
Build a Network — Even When You Don’t Think You Need One – Dorie Clark
How to explain a ‘caregiver gap’ on your résumé – Kevyn Burger
Top: The Best Way to Answer Salary Interview Questions – BioSpace
How To Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ In A Job Interview – Ashira Prossack
How to answer the single most challenging interview question with confidence – Amanda Augustine
Top: Do You Have What It Takes? Five Soft Skills That You Need In 2020 – May Rostom
The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Business Negotiations – Frank Williamson
A Viacom CBS executive explains exactly how to advocate for yourself and your team, with an email to the boss – Jennifer Ortakales and Shana Lebowitz
The 3 Most Common Reasons Generations Clash at Work – Samantha McLaren
Top: Start Career Advising for Ph.D. Students in Year 1 – Leonard Cassuto
How a risky move put my career back on course – Gursel Alici
From Advising to Coaching – Tamara Yakaboski
Top: Top 10 Life Sciences Jobs Most in Demand over the Next Decade – Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News
What’s Really Holding Women Back? – Robin J. ElyIrene and Irene Padavic
Top: CDC Outlines Pandemic Plans As Coronavirus Concerns Rise – Aislinn Antrim
Brexit latest: UK companies lose access to EIC equity – Florin Zubașcu
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.
ABOUT ISAIAH HANKEL, PHD
CEO, CHEEKY SCIENTIST & SUCCESS MENTOR TO PHDS
Isaiah Hankel, PhD is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, DOW Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.
Dr. Isaiah Hankel received his doctorate in Anatomy & Cell Biology with a focus in immunology and is an expert on biotechnology recruitment and career development.
Isaiah has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.More Written by Isaiah Hankel, PhD