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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 12th, 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

*Why It Is Not A ‘Failure’ To Leave Academia* – Philipp Kruger

Networking

TOP A Roadmap To Successful Networking – Vicky Sherwood

Three Surprising Ways Your Network Can Help Your Job Search – Rich Bellis

5 Types Of Networking Events Actually Worth Your Time – Kelly Ayres

How To Deal With Being Professionally Ghosted – Julia Ries

CVs/Resumes

TOP 17 Things That Make This The Perfect Résumé – Áine Cain and Shayanne Gal

18 Tips To Help Your Resume Stand Out From The Rest (Infographic) – Rose Leadem

Making Your Resume More ATS-Friendly – Amanda Clark

Give Your Linkedin Profile A Complete Makeover In Under An Hour – Gwen Moran

Interviews

TOP 10 Awesome Interview Tips From Actual Hiring Managers – Lewis Lustman

14 Things Smart People Do The Night Before An Interview – Samantha Smoak

How To Tell If A Job Interview Went Well: 7 Signs You Rocked It – Robert Half

4 Crucial Tips For Writing The Interview Thank You Note – Caileen Kehayas

Transferable Skills

TOP How To Cure Your Dread Of Public Speaking – Art Markman

4 Important Soft Skills Everyone Should Learn In-Order To Succeed In Life – Saima Ikram

How I Discovered The Scientific Side Of Fundraising – Deepti Pradhan

23 Tips To Improve Your Public Speaking Skills – Joanna Zambas

Academic Blues

TOP Why It Is Not A ‘Failure’ To Leave Academia – Philipp Kruger

How To Talk To Recruiters As An Early-Career Researcher‒And Why You Should – Elisabeth Pain

A Road Map For Successful Career Exploration – Jennie Dorman and Bill Lindstaedt

Let Your Stars Shine – Vanessa Sung

Industry Positions

What Is A Business Analyst? A Key Role For Business-IT Efficiency – Mary K. Pratt and Sarah K. White

Financial Analyst Vs. Financial Consultant Careers – Sean Ross

How Consultants Project Expertise And Learn At The Same Time – Alaric Bourgoin and Jean-Francois Harvey

Business Acumen

TOP The Complete Guide To Crowdfunding: The What, Why, Where, And How – Tom Joseph Law

How To Create A Freelance Culture – Bridget Loudon

The Key To Cultivating Agility In Decision Making – Marc Le Menestrel

Here’s How You Can Build A Startup Without External Funding – Lokesh Sabharwal & Ankita Sabharwal

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