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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 10th 2019)

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

Networking

TOP 8 Digital Nomad Networking Tips – Eric Schad

How An Online Community Can Support Your Career — And Change Things For The Better – Aliyah Weinstein

11 Easy Steps To Create A Successful LinkedIn Marketing Strategy – Shane Barker

20 Tips On Networking For Introverts – Annie Pilon

CVs/Resumes

TOP Is It OK For My Resume To Be 2 Pages? – Alison Doyle

How To End The Perfect Cover Letter – Heather Huhman

3 Big Mistakes Executives Make In Their Cover Letters – Macy Bayern

How To Tailor Your CV For Different Countries – Sophie Pettit

Interviews

TOP Getting A Salary That’s Just Right, And Other Tips For Job Seekers – Andrew Seaman

Five Ways To Increase Your Competitive Edge In The Job Market – Dana Farber

Here’s An Example Of The Perfect Thank You Email, According To Yale Career Experts – Dustin McKissen

Why Candidate Experience Should Start With The Job Description — And Continue Well After The Hire Date – Lou Adler

Transferable Skills

TOP Boss Talk With Kathy Shelton, VP & CTO, FMC Corporation – Industry Matters Newsletter

Tips For Medical Academic Writing – Noah Rue

The Unexpected Benefits Of Science Communication Training – Beth Bartel, Maïté Agopian, and Wendy Bohon

The 5 New Skills Required In The Modern Workplace – Chartered Management Institute

Academic Blues

TOP Taken For “Granted”? – Vishnu Modur

To PhD Or Not To PhD? – Richard Lilly

The Most Valuable College Majors Are Where The Jobs Are – Maria Clara Cobo

Professor Turned Data Scientist: Why Dr. Guido Maretto Left Academia For The Startup Life – Haebichan Jung

Industry Positions

TOP The 15 Most Popular Tech Jobs For Non-Techies — And Their Average Salaries – Rebecca Aydlin

How I Switched From Academia To Science Communication – Evguenia Alechine

Frederic Llordachs: Journey Of A Practising Doctor Turned Serial Entrepreneur – Barcelona Health Hub

26 High-Paying Jobs For People Who Hate Science – Jacquelyn Smith

Business Acumen

TOP Novartis Drug Data Allegations Revive Questions Over Ethics – Michelle Cortez, Anna Edney and James Paton

The 50 Best Workplaces For Innovators – Fast Company

Why And How To Build A Startup – Marco Trombetti

WeWork Is Reportedly Set To Pick JPMorgan And Goldman Sachs For Its IPO (JPM, GS) – Ben Winck

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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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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Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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