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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 19th, 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

*Top Five Strategies For Growing And Leveraging Your Network To Unlock Amazing Opportunities* – Kathy Caprino

Networking

TOP Top Five Strategies For Growing And Leveraging Your Network To Unlock Amazing Opportunities – Kathy Caprino

LinkedIn Communication: Improve Your Chances Of Earning A Response Wayne Breitbarth

More Tips To Build A Network Within Your Company — With Minimal Effort – Deanna Hartley

Get A Jumpstart On Your Job Search Without Searching For A Single Job – Julie Inouye

CVs/Resumes

TOP 5 Top Badass Tips To Create A Killer LinkedIn Profile – Vicky Sherwood

3 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid On Your Cover Letter – Andrea Moran

Avoid The Most Common Resume Mistakes With This Simple Checklist – Peter Yang

Five Things All The Best CVs Have In Common – And The Information You Must NEVER Include On A Job Application – Alice Murphy and Billie Schwab Dunn

Interviews

TOP Tips For Tackling “Tell Me About A Time When” Interview Questions Like A Pro – Abby Wolfe

Effective Interview Tips For Hiring The Best Employees – Emily Wiseheart

7 Strategies To Stay Cool, Calm, And Collected During A Job Interview – Nina Zipkin

‘How Should I Explain My Weaknesses In A Job Interview?’ – Alison Green

Transferable Skills

TOP 20 Ways To Improve Your Social Skills In The Workplace – Joanna Zambas

Entrepreneurs: Public Speaking Skills Can Improve Your Bottom Line – Kim Welcome

How To Develop Yourself As A Leader At Work – Porschia Parker

What To Consider When You Apply For Jobs You Feel Underqualified For – Jillian Kramer

Academic Blues

TOP How To Harness The Support Of Your Local Community: Write With Your PhD Pals – Agata Bochynska

I Felt Unprepared To Be A Mentor—But It Was Time To Pay It Forward – Balkees Abderrahman

How To Work With Your Institution’s Press Office To Maximize The Reach Of Your Work – Roberta Kwok

A PhD Should Be About Improving Society, Not Chasing Academic Kudos – Julian Kirchherr

Industry Positions

TOP Could FSP Be Your Next Job Move? – Paul Strouts

4 Myths About Mentorship You Need To Stop Believing (If You Want To Get Ahead) – Jimmy Okuszka

Pharma And Biotech Companies Provide Top Salaries: Survey – Alex Keown

Setting Yourself Up For Success: Advice For Early Career Scientists – Dominique Gouty

Business Acumen

TOP Four Logics Of Corporate Strategy – Donald Sull, Stefano Turconi, Charles Sull, and James Yoder

How To Build A Data Science Capability Within Your Business – Bridget Loudon

6 Steps To Make Your Strategic Plan Really Strategic – Graham Kenny

6 Surprising Reasons To Enhance Your Business Ethics – Jeff Havens

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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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Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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