Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 16, 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

*How Do Recruiters Really Read Your Resume?* – YouTern

Networking

*TOP* 4 Essentials For Being The Person People Remember – Jacqueline Whitmore

Your LinkedIn Headline: 10 Tips To Increase Profile Views – Donna Svei

An Introvert’s Guide To Getting A Mentor Paula Kerger

What You Maybe Doing Wrong On LinkedIn – Jonathan Watts

CVs/Resumes

*TOP* How Do Recruiters Really Read Your Resume? – YouTern

Essential Resume Tips From Resume Angel – Lucia Peters

12 Resume Tips To Snag Your Dream Job – Beth Kuhel

Interviews

*TOP* 4 Super-Common Interview Questions – And 4 Super-Memorable Ways To Answer Them – Aja Frost

Three Reasons To Send A Thank You Note After An Interview – Dara Wilson-Grant

Introvert’s Guide To Surviving Job Interviews – Ethan Harvell

The 5 Best Questions For The End Of Every Job Interview – Susan P. Joyce

How To Identify A Good/Bad Data Scientist In A Job Interview? – Bernard Marr

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Majority Of Phds Are Switching Into Careers Outside Academia – Chris Humphrey

What Is Your Professional Value – Anibal Valentin-Acevedo

PhDs Do Have Transferable Skills, Part 2 – Elizabeth Keenan

Academic Blues

*TOP The Benefits Of A Student-Driven Career Development Fair – Angela Messmer-Blust

Workaholism Isn’t A Valid Requirement For Advancing In Science – Bryan Gaensler

How To Survive A PhD Viva: 17 Top Tips – Rebecca Ratcliffe

Train Your Brain For Gratitude: 3 Minutes A Day For 45 Days – Rita Watson

Industry Positions

*TOP* Leaving Academia: Do’s and Don’ts – Elizabeth Silva

Starting Out In A Startup Renda Hawwa

Information Technology: The Accidental Career For Ph.D.s – Joshua B. Gross

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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