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

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

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


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


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


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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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.