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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 3rd, 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

*Using LinkedIn As A Career Tool* – Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis


TOP Using LinkedIn As A Career Tool – Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis

One Terrible Networking Mistake (That Costs You The Job) – Christie Mims

How To Introduce Yourself When Networking Online – J.T. O’Donell  

5 Unusual Personal Branding Tips – Larry Kim


TOP CV Mistakes You Might Have Missed But Could Cost Your The Job – Farhan Raja

Q&A: Dealing With Employment Gaps On Your LinkedIn Profile – Donna Serdula

9 Tips For Writing A Resume That Will Help Get You Hired – Alexandra Richardson

The Perfect CV For A Job In Project Management Or Change Management – Paul Clarke


TOP 6 Interview Tips You’ve Never Heard Before – J.T. O’Donell

Job Interviews: Prepare For Success From Failure  Simon Peyda

After The Interview: The Art Of Writing The Thank You Note – Levo League

5 Interview Mistakes Super-Prepared People Make All The Time – Lauren Laitin

Transferable Skills

TOP 10 Characteristics Of People With High Emotional Intelligence – Paul Grossinger

How Building A Personal Brand Converts – Keely Bailey

How To Reach Out To Influencers And Thought Leaders In Your Field – Margaret Olatunbosun  

Why Positivity Matters — And 3 Ways To Achieve It – Travis Bradberry

Academic Blues

TOP How To Email Your Supervisor (Or, The Tyranny Of Tiny Tasks And What You Can Do About It) – Dr. Inger Mewburn

Activism: Frustrated Postdocs Rise Up – Paul Smagli

Building A Career Focused On Mentoring – Sonia Hall

Achieving Doctoral Success By Maintaining Self-Care Routines – Eva Lantsoght

Industry Positions

TOP Inside Pfizer: From Molecule To Medicine – Julia Bradshaw

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? How To Know When It’s Time To Leave Your Job – Susie Timlin

Top 10 Things To Know About Medical Affairs – William Soliman, PhD

Solving Scientific Mysteries As A Medical Examiner – Alaina G. Levine

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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.