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Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (March 14th, 2020)

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Every week, we at Cheeky Scientist 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

Networking

Top Article: Why you need a mentor who’s younger than you – Megan Burke Roudebush

9 Tips to Get More Value From Business Networking – Martin Zwilling

How to Make Your Informational Interview Matter – The Silhouette

How To Make The Most Of Your LinkedIn Premium FeaturesTammy Homegardner

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: 10 Tips For Writing An Impressive Resume – May Rostom

7 resume mistakes that will make hiring managers reject you in seconds – Jennifer Sethre

The 3 important things your cover letter needs to help you secure your dream job – Inemesit Udodiong

10 ways to make your LinkedIn stand out to recruiters – Sarah Fielding

Interviews

Top Article: 7 Tips On How To Succeed In An Online Job Interview – Robin Ryan

5 Things To Do Immediately After a Job Interview – Stefan Palios

Demystifying Job Interview Questions: ‘What Are Your Career Goals?’ – Katharine Hansen

Ten Things You Should Never Do In A Job Interview – May Rostom

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Grow Your Business By Investing In Your People Skills – Mollie Eliasof

The Top 5 Soft Skills of 2020 and How to Develop Them – Emma Brudner

Don’t Let Your Obsession with Productivity Kill Your Creativity – Bruce Daisley

4 ways Google looks for emotional intelligence in job candidates – Gwen Moran

Academic Blues

Top Article: The busy lives of academics have hidden costs — and universities must take better care of their faculty members – Hilal A. Lashuel

Why improv training made me a better scientist – Ellen K. W. Brennan

How to Work Well With Graduate Students – Jessica Early and Trisalyn Nelson

Why it took me eight years and three postdoc jobs to describe myself as a scientist – Shipra Jain

Industry Positions

Top Article: What Does a Quantitative Analyst Do? – Eric Reed

Data science vs. machine learning: What’s the difference? –  Stephanie Overby

Employees Stay 41% Longer at Companies That Use This Strategy – Samantha McLaren

Test automation and QA career guide: Top roles and skills – Ericka Chickowski

Business Acumen

Top Article: M&A Boosts the Landscape of Efficiency in the Pharma Industry – Alex Keown

Viewpoint: Legal move on climate must be backed by game plan on carbon neutrality – Léa Pilsner and Sara Dethier

Global biopharma supply chain holding together for now: Vertex, Lilly, Recipharm and others update patients –  Eric Palmer

6 Meaningful Ways Companies Welcome Moms Back from Maternity Leave – Bruce Anderson.

 

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There is so much waiting for you outside of academia, but the choice is yours alone. It’s time to remember your value as a PhD.

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

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