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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 17th 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


TOP To Land Top Jobs, Women Need Different Types Of Networks Than Men – Roberta Kwok

How To Use LinkedIn For Small Business Networking – Donette Lowe

A Cold Email To Mark Cuban Led This Entrepreneur To Raise $230 Million To Predict Politics With AI – Alejandro Cremades

Team Member Success: Building Your Team with Purpose And Intention – Peter J. Strauss


TOP Asian Recruiters Reveal Their Worst Resume Nightmares – Simon Mortlock

How Do Functional Resumes Compare To Chronological Resumes? – Bennett Conlin 

Please Do Not Make This 1 Insane Resume Mistake In 2019 – Bill Murphy

Harvard Career Experts Say That To Get Your Next Job, Your Resume Should Always Have These 5 Simple Things – Peter Economy


TOP How To Nail Your Next Video Job Interview – Robert Half

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

8 Steps For A Successful Transition From Military – Kevin Bubolz

How To Negotiate With A Prospective Employer Whose Job Offer Is “Nonnegotiable” – Pon Staff

Transferable Skills

TOP This College Dropout Was Bedridden For 11 Years. Then He Invented A Surgery And Cured Himself – Ryan Prior

Bill Gates Thinks Steve Jobs Cast Spells On People – Here’s What He Meant And Why It Matters – Robert Glazer

AI Can Now Tell Your Boss What Skills You Lack — And How You Can Get Them – Elizabeth Woyke

That’s Funny! These Clowns Have PhDs – George Anders

Academic Blues

TOP Imposter Syndrome: Treat The Cause, Not The Symptom – Samyukta Mullangi and Reshma Jagsi

A New Dropout Risk: Students Responsible For Aging Or Sick Relatives – Emma Whitford

UK Will Fast Track Visas For Top Scientists Post-Brexit – Amanda Doyle

Higher-Ed Groups Are Warning Colleges Against “Surveillance” of Chinese Academics. On Some Campuses, That’s Already Begun – Lindsay Ellis

Industry Positions

TOP The Case For Data Science As The Modern Liberal Arts – Alexander Titus  

The 5 Best Roadmaps For Product Marketing Managers – Brian de Haaff

Meet The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs. They’re All Over 65 – Lauren Smiley

Elizabeth Warren’s Classroom Strategy: A Lifelong Teacher, She’s The Most Professorial Presidential Candidate Ever – Rebecca Traister 

Business Acumen

TOP Bayer Acquires BlueRock Therapeutics To Build Leading Position In Cell Therapy – PRNewswire

Table For 2: AbbVie Was Allergan’s Only Suitor In $63B Takeover That Shocked The Industry – Kyle Blankenship

Top 10 Contract Research Organisations (CROs) To Watch In 2019 – Theodora Savlovschi-Wicks

U.S.-China Trade War Snowballs Toward Worst-Case Scenario – Pedro Nicolaci da Costa

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.