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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 27th, 2017)

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

*Is Networking Really That Important?* – Daniel B. Kline


TOP Is Networking Really That Important? – Daniel B. Kline

The New Best Friend – Ivan Misner

Networking Tips For People Who Hate Networking – Olivia Lazenby

Making A Good Impression: Networking Tips For Entrepreneurs – Helene Tigerström


TOP It’s All About Potential: How To Write A CV With No Work Experience – Andrew Fennell

Three Strategies For Creating A Winning Resume – Stephanie Bravo

+20 Best Examples Of Hobbies & Interests To Put On A Resume (5 Tips) – Natalie Severt

How To Write A Functional Resume: Tips And Examples – Nicole Fallon


TOP Job Interview Questions: How Do I Explain Why I Left My Last Job? – Sam Becker

4 Ways To Rock The Intro Call With A Recruiter – Jenny Foss

What Not To Ask In An Initial Job Interview – Kathy Caprino

This Is How To Describe Yourself In An Interview – Judith Ohikuare

Transferable Skills

TOP Management 101 For Scientists ‒ Three Rules For Managing A Successful Team – Jack Leeming

What Are The Top Transferable Skills Your Workplace Needs? – Rebecca Wilson

What Are The Most Effective Communication Skills To Have? –  Karen Hertzberg

5 Listening Skills Of Extremely Successful People – Fran Sorin

Academic Blues

TOP Academics ‘Face Higher Mental Health Risk’ Than Other Professions – Holly Else

Identifying Predatory Publishers – Tracy Vence

Andrew Pelling Challenges Conventions In Science And Academia – Pat Rich

Female Leadership Advances Slowly In World’s Top Universities – Ellie Bothwell

Industry Positions

TOP How To Build A Career In Data Science – Avantika Monnappa

Six Selfish Reasons To Communicate Science – Nicole Sharp

How I Got My Job – Vania Cao

An Insider’s Guide To Tackling Your First Week At A New Job – Riley Stefano

Business Acumen

TOP Project Management: 5 Tips For Managing Your Project Budget – Moira Alexander

A Beginner’s Guide To Economics – Jodi Beggs

Diversity At Work – Miki Tsusaka, Martin Reeves, Stephanie Hurder, and Johann Harnoss

Biotech Deals Down By Half And Could Be Lowest Since 2013 – Ben Adams

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.