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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 23rd, 2017)

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…

Networking

A Psychologist’s Advice For Navigating Networking Events When You Hate Mingling – Corinne Purtill

8 Pieces Of Networking Advice You Can’t Afford To Ignore – Shana Lebowitz

4 Cold Email Subject Lines That Generated $4 Million In Revenue – Alex Berman

CVs/Resumes

TOP 13 Must-Have Words To Include In Your Resume – Amy Elisa Jackson

How To Revive Your Resume – Randle Browning

How Long Should My Resume Be? And 15 Other Resume Tips – Liz Ryan

6 Resume Mistakes To Avoid At All Costs – Emily Moore

Interviews

TOP 3 Ways To Answer “What’s Your Biggest Weakness?” – Adrian Granzella Larssen

The Avoidable Interview Mistake That’s Killing Your Chances Before You Even Open Your Mouth – Alyse Kalish

How Being Super Prepared For Your Interview Can Still Cost You The Job – Art Markman

Transferable Skills

TOP How To Train Your Brain To Be More Innovative – Anisa Purbasari Horton

8 Questions To Ask Yourself When You’re Unproductive And Need To Get Back On Track – Jeff Haden

6 Personal Branding Rules To Being Popular And Profitable – Patrick Allmond

7 Ways Focused Hard Work Crushes Self-Limiting Beliefs – Sherrie Campbell

Academic Blues

TOP The Sad State Of Professional Development Programs For Scientists – Beryl Lieff Benderly

5 Challenges Faced By PhD Students – Dominic Claeys-Jackson

Scientists Are Getting Proactive About Self-Corrections – Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus

Boosting The Career Development Of Postdocs With A Peer-To-Peer Mentor Circles Program – Chantal Kuhn and Zafira Castano

Industry Positions

TOP Are You Adequately Prepared For A Job Search? – Amy Philip

How Realistic Is Your Job Search? – Arnie Fertig

What Makes A CEO ‘Exceptional’? – Michael Birshan, Thomas Meakin, And Kurt Strovink

The Skills That Industry Hires Need – Maggie Kuo

Business Acumen

TOP How Is Biotech Transforming Pharma’s R&D Model? – Joseph Pategou

The  Long Game In Life Sciences: $181B Fund Baillie Gifford Invests Big In Private Companies – Steve Dickman

How You Define Transformation Matters To Your Success – Jeff Pruitt

Corporate Culture An Important Part Of Change Management – Torben Rick

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