Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (April 8th, 2018)

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen.

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

*Understanding The Value Of PhDs: Academic V. Non-Academic Career Paths* – Joanna Hughes

Networking

TOP Why One CEO Says ‘Networking Is Dead’ — And What You Should Do Instead To Boost Your Career – Ruth Umoh

How Women Can Develop — And Promote — Their Personal Brand – Dorie Clark

Here’s How To Network Without Hating It, Seriously – Brian Wong

Even Introverts Can Rock At Networking. Here’s How – Rick Goodman

CVs/Resumes

TOP 6 Tips On How To Tailor Your Resume To A Job Description (Examples) – Natalie Severt

The Best Verbs To Use On Your Resume, According To Career Experts –  

Caroline Zaayer Kaufman

20+ Skills That Will Look Great On Your Resume – Matthew Kosinski

How Effective Are LinkedIn Profiles On A Resume? – Cliff Flamer

Interviews

TOP What Are The Different Types Of Job Interviews? – Debra Auerbach

16 Interview Questions That Are Designed To Trick You – Áine Cain

10 Ways To Overcome Your Interview Fears – Ximena Hartsock

Here’s How You Answer The Illegal “What’s Your Current Salary” Question – Stav Ziv

Transferable Skills

TOP Understanding The Value Of PhDs: Academic V. Non-Academic Career Paths – Joanna Hughes

Building Your “Soft Skills” – Lauren Celano

18 Tips To Build Bullet-Proof Confidence At Work – Joanna Zambas

Why Is Time Management Important? – Adam Cairns

Academic Blues

TOP The Autopilot Postdoc – Karin Bodewits, Philipp Gramlich and David Giltner

I Got Lost In Academia. To Find My Way, I Moved Across An Ocean – Malin L. Nording

We’re All Frauds: Managing Imposter Syndrome In Grad School – Caitlyn Blake-Hedges

3 Ways You Can Be Stymied In Your Career – Jennifer Polk and L. Maren Wood

Industry Positions

TOP What Getting A Job In Data Science Might Look Like – Kristen Kehrer

10 Important Things Not To Forget When Job Hunting – Alison Doyle

Financial Career Options For Professionals – David Kochanek

5 Sales Skills That Will Grab Your Prospects’ Attention – John Barrows

Business Acumen

TOP How To Write The Financial Section Of A Business Plan – Jennifer Post

6 Steps To An Effective Financial Statement Analysis – Dubos J. Masson

Why Tech Innovation Isn’t The Answer Everyone Thinks It Is – W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne

Mergers And Acquisitions: The Key To A ‘Shaken Up’ Future? – John M. Mason

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