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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 23, 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

*The Recruiter Said “You’ve Got 20 Minutes – Impress Me!”* – Liz Ryan


*TOP* Networking … What I Wish I Knew Then – Kristen Wall

Five Ways To Stop Embarrassing Yourself On LinkedIn – Bob Glazer

The Top 6 LinkedIn Mistakes People Make – Lindsay Vella

Need An Amazing Mentor? Here’s What You Do – Betty Liu


*TOP* Resume Tips From A Recent Graduate – Katie Lin

Why The First Half Page Of Your Resume Is The Only Part That MattersGreg Lachs

4 Common Mistakes Everyone Makes When Rushing To Apply For The “Perfect Job” – Caris Thetford

43 Resume Tips That Will Help You Get Hired – Erin Greenawald

5 Tips On The Header: Personal Information For Your Resume – Don Goodman


*TOP* The Recruiter Said “You’ve Got 20 Minutes – Impress Me!” – Liz Ryan

Here’s An Easy Interview Trick To Prove You’re A Great Fit (That No One Else Will Use) – Aja Frost

5 Things To Take With You To A Job Interview – Amy Edwards

3 Questions To Always Ask The Hiring Manager Back – Prashin Chaturvedi

Transferable Skills

*TOP* How to Give A Scientific Presentation – C.J.A. Bradshaw

Negotiating A Salary At A New Job – Steve.P.Brady

Paying Attention to Burnout – Dr. Marla Gottschalk

Academic Blues

*TOP* 5 Tips To A Positive And Stress Free Bench Life – Vishal Srivastava

How To Know If You Should Leave Academia … Before Wasting Years In A Postdoc – Shelley Sandiford

Do You Want To Work Fewer Hours But Not Sure How To Tell Your Supervisor? – Dora Farkas

6 Ways To Turn Stress Into Success #MotivationMonday – Ruby Lowe

5 Reasons Why Going To A Conference Made Me Happier – Gretchen Rubin

Industry Positions

*TOP* What Are The Global Recruitment Trends in 2015? – Sophie Deering

Why The Best Grad Students Make The Worst Job Candidates – Karen Kelsky

Get Your Dream Job With These Four Job Search Hacks – Jae Yi

A Day In The Life Of A Global Health Advocate – Kelly Healy

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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.