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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 10th, 2016)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

Every week we scour the Internet to find the best industry transition articles for PhDs, so you don’t have to.

We have two consultants independently search for the most informative articles on networking, CVs/resumes, transferable skills, interviews, academic blues, and industry positions.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and for a top overall article each week. This week’s best articles are…

Top Overall

*The 12 Commandments Of Event Networking* – Jehane Newton


TOP The 12 Commandments Of Event Networking – Jehane Newton

Why Job Seekers Should Network Without Their Resume – Hannah Morgan

The 3 Top Reasons Your LinkedIn Profile Isn’t Generating Positive Results – Kathy Caprino

Here’s Why (and How) To Scrap Your Elevator Pitch – Lisa B Marshall


TOP Don’t Just Copy And Paste: 4 Things To Put On LinkedIn But Not Your Resume – Erica Breuer

What Millennial Resumes Are Missing: Staying Power – Matthew Wurst

Your Resume: Stop Including These “Skills” – Brian de Haaff

9 Tips For Writing A Resume That Will Help Get You Hired – Alexandra Richardson


TOP 5 Types Of Lies Recruiters Can See Right Through (So Maybe Stop Telling Them) – Suzanne Lucas

All The Basic Interview Tips That Experienced People Forget About – Alyse Kalish

7 (Really Hard) Interview Questions You Must Answer Properly – J.T. O’Donell

7 Steps To Negotiate A Higher Salary, From A 28-Year-Old Who Made A $30,000 Leap – Kathleen Elkins

Transferable Skills

TOP Which Skills Make You Most Employable? – Benjamin Todd

This May Be The Only Career Skill You Really Need – Ros Toynbee

How To Make A Better To-Do List – Paula Rizzo

Your Wardrobe Affects How People Perceive Your Personal BrandEvan Thompson

Academic Blues

TOP How to Tell Your Advisor You’re Leaving Academia – Doug Kalish

Trekking The Tenure-Track – Martin Wuhr  

An Open Letter To The Ultimate Imposter – Belinda Cash

The Five Biggest Reading Mistakes And How To Avoid Them – Katherine Firth

The Value Of My PhD – Looking Back One Year After Graduating – Liesbeth Aerts

Industry Positions

TOP 5 Secrets To Climbing The Career Ladder – Dawn Rasmussen

5 Resume Tips For A Project Manager – James Hu

Network And Hustle: The Key Skills For Women In Technology – Kirstie Brewer

4 Steps You Must Take To Find Your Dream International Job – Wendy Kendall

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.