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

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

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

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 Features – Tammy 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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Dr. Isaiah Hankel 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. Hankel 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.

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