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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 2, 2015)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 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

*15+ Coffee Chats Later At Apple: Building Relationships Matters* – Tai Tran


*TOP* 15+ Coffee Chats Later At Apple: Building Relationships Matters – Tai Tran

How To Write The Perfect Networking Follow-Up Email – John Muscarello

The #1 Networking Mistake That Most Smart People Make – Christie Mims

7 Tips To Boost Your Listening Skills – Jim Fitt


*TOP* 5 Steps To Help You Survive The Resume Screening Process – Susan B Joyce

How To Decide On Resume Length – Kim Isaacs

7 Ways To Pump Up Your Resume – Kristin Johnson

How To Impress Recruiters: Resume Dos And Don’ts – Casey Fleischmann


*TOP* 7 Interview Questions That Determine Emotional Intelligence – Carolyn Sun

Ace Your Video Interview – David Jensen

How To Answer The Top 10 Interview Questions – Sophie Deering

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Beyond the Lab—Make The Most Of Your Transferable Skills – Angela Messmer-Blust

7 Habits You Should Pick Up If You Want To Be Seen As A Leader – Jayson Demers

Transferring Academic Skills To Industry – Evelina Tapia

Academic Blues

*TOP* “You Have Today To Do What Matters Most”: An Interview With Tom Rath – Susan Cain

If You’re Not Happy, Stop Complaining And Make A Change – Jonathon Long

Thriving, Not Just Surviving, Your PhD Life – Natalie S and Erin Morris

Challenges Faced By Postdoctoral Researchers In The US And The UK – Sneha Kulkarni

Balancing Career And Family – Elisabeth Pain

Industry Positions

*TOP* How To Work With A Headhunter – Susie Marks

Basics Of Venture Capital  – Kelvin Chan

The Best Cities For STEM Jobs – Nick Wallace

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.