Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs (March 7th, 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: Soft skills increasingly important in today’s world – Danielle Kane

Networking

Top Article: The network is an entrepreneur’s best asset – Waverly Deutsch

This is the mindset change you need to make when networking – Kaleigh Moore

Top Types Of Networking Bloopers To Avoid – Dana Manciagli

A ‘personal board of directors’ can help you navigate challenges in your career – Alaina G. Levine

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: Can You See This Mistake on Your Cover Letter? – Justin Zackal

How to Create an Effective Resume Focal Point – Katharine Hansen

100 resume action words for major success – Robin Louis

Must-Have Communication Skills for Your Resume – Robin Reshwan

Interviews

Top Article: Eight Questions Data Scientists Should Ask Recruiters During Job Interviews – Anu Thomas

How To Interview During Tough Times – Jack Kell

9 tips from sports to crack your job interview – Devashish Chakravarty

65 common interview questions and how to answer them – Ashley Jones

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Soft skills increasingly important in today’s world – Danielle Kane

New to the Life Sciences? Here’s How to Highlight Your Transferable Skills on Your Resume – Porschia Parker-Griffin

Don’t Let Perfection Be the Enemy of Productivity – Alice Boyes

The ‘Soft Skills’ Every Analyst Needs to Succeed – Pierre DeBois

Academic Blues

Top Article: Lab leaders must create open and safe spaces to improve research culture – Ricardo Henriques

Why Every Doctoral Student Should Volunteer Off Campus – Kimberly Probolus

The many signs of stress & overwork in academia today – Study International Staff

Moving for research – Marc D. Mallet and Nikita Williams

Industry Positions

Top Article: The attraction of pharma – Pavan Arora

Behind the scenes in the biosafety office – Kendall Powell

The Changing Role of Regulatory Professionals – Gloria Hall 

Open Your Doors to Working Moms Who’ve Taken a Career Break — It Will Give You a Competitive Edge – Rosanna Durruthy

Business Acumen

Top Article: What Coronavirus Could Mean for the Global Economy – Philipp Carlsson-Szlezak, Martin Reeves, and Paul Swartz

Network report: How the science cloud can go global – David Pringle

Pharmacists Can Play Key Role in Drug Repurposing – Marise Khalil and Katie Taylor

Why climate change is also a health care story — it’s the biggest health threat this century – Rachel Konin Beals

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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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