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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 2nd, 2017)

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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

*Having “The Conversation” – Telling Your Advisor You Don’t Want To Be A Professor* – Chris Golde

Networking

TOP Why Should You Listen To A Networking Expert If You’re Good At It Already? – Andy Lopata

An Introvert’s Guide To Networking V: Changing Your Perception – Lydia Hoffstaetter

12 Tips To Drill For Recruiters On LinkedIn – Mark O’Keefe

My Professional Network Was Weaker Because It Lacked Diversity. A Simple Change Helped Me Fix It – Khe Hy

CVs/Resumes

TOP 6 Career Change Resume Tips – Madeleine Burry

Why Your Cover Letter Isn’t Working As Hard As It Should be – Andrew Cerrone

Resume Keywords And Tips For Using Them – Alison Doyle

What Do Hiring Managers Look For In A Data Scientist’s CV? – Ben Dias

Interviews

TOP The Interview Question That Will Increase Your Chances Of Getting Hired – Ryan Gorman

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Negotiating Your Salary – Ashley Stahl

Here’s What “You’re Interviewing Them As Much As They’re Interviewing You” Actually Means – Sara McCord

A Little Extra Interview Prep Could Help Land The Job Of Your Dreams – Dawn Rasmussen

Transferable Skills

TOP Discover The 20+ Transferable Skills That Make PhDs Totally Employable – Chris Humphrey

Top 3 Valuable Skills For Scientists – Danielle Minteer

Why Time Management Is A Skill You Should Perfect Before You Get That Graduate Job – Jessica Fernandez

“What Transferable Skills Do I Have?” – Jessica Derleth

Academic Blues

TOP Having “The Conversation” – Telling Your Advisor You Don’t Want To Be A Professor – Chris Golde

Actionable Advice For A Satisfying Career In The Biomedical Sciences – Milka Kostic

Science Career Options – Emma Markham

On Academic Job Insecurity And The Ultimate Tenure – Mila Petrova

Industry Positions

TOP Job Search Going Nowhere? Here Are Ten Ideas To Try – Liz Ryan

Moving From Academia To Industry Executive – A Case Study – Beata Staszkow

Post-PhD Transitions ‒ Interview With Dr. Ruth Price, Senior Consultant – Anna Gruszczynska

5 Things Everyone Who Gets Recruited Has In Common – Jenny Foss

Business Acumen

TOP Mergers And Acquisitions As A Growth Strategy ‒ Is Bigger Better? – Mary Lambkin

The Next Horizon Of Innovation For Pharma – David Epstein

Takeover Vs. Acquisition – Rose Johnson

How Should We Staff Regulatory Operations Teams? A Strategic Perspective – Craig Gassman

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Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

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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

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Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

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