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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 1st, 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

*Executive Challenge: I’m Good At What I Do – But Struggle To Say It On Paper* – Virginia Franco

Networking

TOP Networking Emails Designed To Get Responses – Leigh Goessl

The Best Way To Network In A New Job – Rob Cross and Peter Gray

4 Ways To Seamlessly Finish A Conversation Without Making The Other Person Feel Dumped – Jane Burnett

10 Effective Networking Conversation Starters – Eric Titner

CVs/Resumes

TOP Executive Challenge: I’m Good At What I Do – But Struggle To Say It On Paper – Virginia Franco

The Best Ways To Show Skills On Your Resume – Shundalyn Allen

9 Ways To Make A Resume Employers Will Hate [Infographic] – Lindsay Kolowich

These Are The Best Skills To Include In Your Resume – Nona Madzharova

Interviews

TOP Practice Your Answers In A Mock Job Interview – Daniel Bortz

Things To Watch Out For When Conducting An Interview – Oliver Hurcum

6 Common Mistakes That Could Tank Your Job Interview Before It Even Begins – Ruth Umoh

10 Tips For Interviewing & Landing A Job In A New City – Jane Hurst

Transferable Skills

TOP How To Sail Smoothly From Academia To Industry – Kendall Powell

A Term At The Museum – Andy Tay

15 Vital Skills To Make You Employable In The Future – Joanna Zambas

Making Transferable Skills The Focus For Your Next Hire Or Your Next Job – Heather Marcom

Academic Blues

TOP How The US Can Best Support The Careers Of Promising Young Biomedical Scientists – Bruce Alberts, et al.

Ghosts Of Jobs Past: What To Do When A Toxic Workplace Follows You Around In Your Mind – Sara Young Wang

Mentoring For Different Paths – Judith S. White

Bullying In Science: Let’s Face The Problem – Margherita Perillo

Industry Positions

TOP How To Get A Medical Writer Job – Tom Russell

The Life Of A Traveler Scientist – Evguenia Alechine

How To Transfer Jobs At Your Company – Alison Doyle

The Best Time To Apply For A Job – Mark Terry

Business Acumen

TOP Are You Running A Startup Or Small Business? What’s The Difference? – Jared Hecht

5 Ways Blockchain Technology Will Change The Way We Do Business – Parth Misra

How Incumbents Are Adapting To Disruption – Joerg Niessing

The Truth About Hierarchy – Bret Sanner and J. Stuart Bunderson

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to 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 is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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