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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 13th 2019)

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen.

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


TOP 7 Tips And Tricks To Get The Most Out Of Networking Events – Mitch Olson

Networking Tips For Introverts: Overcoming The 5 Major Objections – Becca

LinkedIn Networking Tips: Making Connections And Getting Business In 3 Easy Steps – Joe Pope

5 Networking Tips For Introverts – Dev Modi


TOP How To Write A Killer Resume That Will Make Hiring Managers Call You Back – Lauren Pope

3 Resume Tips For Older Career Changers – Silvia Giltner

Skills To Include On Your Resume In 2019 (With Examples!) – Robert Half

How To Write A Resume To Appeal To Robot Recruiters – Bernard Marr


TOP 22 Phone Interview Tips To Help You Nail The Call (And Move To The Next Round) – Alyse Kalish

Here’s How To Answer Those Stressful Behavioral Interview Questions – Ludmila Leiva

4 Tips To Ace Phone Interviews (Plus 8 Practice Interview Questions) – Elizabeth Lundin

A Former Recruiter’s View On Interview Follow Up – Jared Redick

Transferable Skills

TOP 7 Skills Every Leader Needs In Times Of Disruption – Simon Freakley

Should You Apply For A Job You’re Not Qualified For? – Daniel B. Kline

The Age Of The Profession Is Dead: 3 Reasons You Should Focus On Your Skills, Not A Profession – The Ladders

11 Top Skills For Resume To Land Remote Jobs – Sireesha Narumanchi

Academic Blues

TOP 10 Professional Development Tips To Take Your Career To The Next Level – Lauren Pope

The Many And Diverse Roles Of A Research Scientist – Christiana Crook

What Matters In A Ph.D. Adviser? Here’s What The Research Says – Katie Langin

Changing Your Career Path? Here’s What You Need To Remember – Jessica Mendez

Industry Positions

TOP When Business Analytics Meets Machine Learning – Maxim Scherbak

Here’s Where The Jobs Are — In One Chart – Thomas Franck

Blockchain Jobs Remain Unfilled, While Skilled Workers Are Being Poached – Lucas Mearian

What’s It Like Working As A UX Researcher? – Cristina Puntaru

Business Acumen

TOP Companies Need To Prepare For The Next Economic Downturn – Martin Reeves, Kevin Whitaker, & Christian Ketels

Changing The Public’s Perception Of The Biopharma Industry – Mark Terry

Trevi Therapeutics Jumps On The Biotech IPO Train – Ben Adams

The “Two Weeks’ Notice” Approach To Changing Jobs Is Bad For Companies And Employees – Robert Glazer

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.