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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 15th, 2018)

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

*When You Start A New Job, Pay Attention To These 5 Aspects Of Company Culture* – Allan H. Church and Jay A. Conger

Networking

TOP 5 Tricks For Getting Powerful People To Come To You (Seriously) – Selena Soo

Who Is Hiring? How Do You Find The Companies Looking For People? – Dale Callahan

The 1 Reason You Should Network At Every Opportunity – Damon Brown

7 Tips To Networking As An Introvert – Brian Tracy

CVs/Resumes

TOP 4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your LinkedIn Background Image – Bob McIntosh

The 35 Biggest Cover Letter Mistakes To Avoid – Chris Leitch

Here Is An Essential Checklist Of Over 40 Resume Writing Tips – Corey Wainwright

7 Resume Tips For The Inexperienced – Sammi Caramela

Interviews

TOP Never, Ever Go To A Job Interview Without These 10 Things – Liz Ryan

Why Should We Hire You? What To Say In Your Interview – Daniel Bortz

3 Things You MUST Do Before Your Next Informational Interview – Ariella Coombs

40+ Questions HR Experts Want Every Job Candidate To Ask – Paige Breaux

Transferable Skills

TOP Five Skills Everybody Will Need For The Jobs Of The Future – Amy X. Wang

Top 10 In-Demand Customer Service Soft Skills – Alison Doyle

What Are Soft Skills And Why Are They Important In The Workplace? – Joe Cote

Critical Thinking In Decision Making – Winston Sieck

Academic Blues

TOP The Cost Of Your Biomedical Research Career – Vicky Sherwood

On An Island, But Not Alone – Luke O’Loughlin

For Crucial Career Choices, Listen To Advice—But Follow Your Heart – Irini Topalidou

The Special Challenges Of Being Both A Scientist And A Mom –  Rebecca Calisi

Industry Positions

TOP PhD Student: A Medical Writer In The Making! – Somsuvro Basu

Career Advice: Management Consulting Vs. Investment Banking – Greg DePersio

How One Program Is Helping Empower Women To Bring Their Ideas To Market – Beryl Lieff Benderly

The Top 5 Highest-Paying PMP Jobs – Andrew Conrad

Business Acumen

TOP When You Start A New Job, Pay Attention To These 5 Aspects Of Company Culture – Allan H. Church and Jay A. Conger

Design Thinking As A Strategy For Innovation – Linda Naiman

Importance Of Ethics & Morals – Devra Gartenstein

A Stock Sell-Off Vocabulary Guide – Caleb Silver

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BOOKS

Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

Learn how to build the perfect LinkedIn profile to attract hiring managers and recruiters. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven ...

Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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