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Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (February 8th, 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

Top Overall: The 10 most-anticipated drug launches of 2020 –  Kyle Blankenship, Angus Liu

Networking

Top: 7 LinkedIn Tactics To Attract RecruitersRobin Ryan

Finding a Mentor. What I learned from a guest lecturer who changed my life Nicole Serena Silver

10 Ways Newer Entrepreneurs Can Expand Their Network – Expert Panel, Young Entrepreneur Council

3 ways to build a community that leads to business success – Ngan Nguyen

CVs/Resumes

Top: The Better Way to Word These 7 Common Cover Letter PhrasesAnnaMarie Houlis

Google’s director of talent explains how to write a killer résumé – Stephanie Vozza

Why I Just Rewrote My Resume – William Vanderbloemen

What should a resume look like in 2020 – Pamela Grossman

Interviews

Top: Never ask these 5 questions during job interviews — ask these 4 alternatives insteadDeborah Sweeney

The 5 Best Interview Questions Candidates Ask During Job InterviewsTerina Allen

7 common job interview questions that are actually illegalAli Parr

15 most common job interview mistakes to avoid – Ryan Mutuku

Transferable Skills

Top: Cultivate soft skills to climb up the professional ladder – Aravind Kumar Rajendran

Rethinking your learning and career development – Alex Badenoch

How Can You Assess Your Career Fitness? – Jelena Radonjic

Critical thinking: the art of asking questions – Emma Sue Prince

Academic Blues

Top: A person before a PhD: understanding and combatting an academic identity crisisRobert Seaborne

Three bad reasons to do a postdocKarin Bodewits

Out of office replies and what they can say about you – Stephana Cherak

Value people as well as papers to improve research culture – Christopher Jackson

Industry Positions

Top: Three Ways To Ensure Your Career Success At A StartUp – Eric Guidice

3 important ways entrepreneurs think differently than other business people – Jeff Cornwall

What Product Managers Do And How To Become One – Sophia Matveeva

Get Hired for a Remote Job by Doing These 3 Things – Luke Thomas

Business Acumen

Top: The 10 most-anticipated drug launches of 2020 –  Kyle Blankenship, Angus Liu

So long, and thanks for all the research: UK is out, but what does the future hold?Éanna Kelly, Richard L. Hudson, and Florin Zubașcu

GSK Sets Plan to Split the Company into Two Separate Entities – Alex Keown

EU to strengthen green energy R&D partnerships with Africa – Florin Zubașcu

 

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Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

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Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

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