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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 24th, 2016)

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

*A Networking Playbook* – David G. Jensen

Networking

TOP A Networking Playbook – David G. Jensen

How I Cheated LinkedIn: An Unconventional Approach To Being Recruited – Didac Hormiga

Ignoring LinkedIn Is Hurting Your Career – Joanna Stern

4 Ways To Be Memorable On LinkedIn – Kitty Boitnott

12 Things To Share On Twitter While Building Your Personal Brand – Radha Giri

CVs/Resumes

TOP 4 Better Ways to Organize Your Resume, Depending On Who You Are And Where You’re Going – Lily Zhang

Six Tips For A Resume Makeover – Martin Yates

8 Questions To Ask Yourself When Applying Online Is Getting You Absolutely Nowhere – Alyse Kalish

The Most Common Resume Lies (And Who Is Most Likely To Tell Them) – Lydia Dishman

Interviews

TOP Why You Should Master The Follow-Up – Sarah DeLuca

The Revealing Interview Questions Candidates Never Think To Ask – Stacey Gawronski

How To Get Your Job Application Noticed Every Time – Raghav Haran

Forget Applying, Use Consultative Selling to Land Better Jobs – Lou Adler

Transferable Skills

TOP Critical Thinking Matters: Why And What It Is – David Shindler

Why You Should Learn To Code As A Business Major – Uday Singh

How Being “Smart” Is Never Enough Today – Hendry Yang Sukir

Seven Public Speaking Tips From Presence And Persuasion Coach Gina Barnett – Susan Cain

Academic Blues

TOP What I Lost When I Got My PhD – Kristen Burton

Parent, Carer … #AndAScientist – Ottoline Leyser

Women In Science – Clogging The Leaky Pipeline – Jack Leeming

Juggling Science And Motherhood – Seralynne Vann

Industry Positions

TOP Job Hunting In The Digital Age – Tara Siegel Bernard

Finding Job Satisfaction In High Performance – Cristiano Malossi

How To Apply For A Job In A Different Field When You Have No Experience – John Carpenter

4 Job Search Techniques You Think Work, But Don’t – Helen Evans

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by millions of PhDs and other professionals in hundreds of different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

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