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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 5th, 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

*Why You’re Probably Networking All Wrong (And What To Do Instead)* – Dakota Shane

Networking

TOP Why You’re Probably Networking All Wrong (And What To Do Instead) – Dakota Shane

5 Conversation Starters To Make You Sound Less Awkward On The Phone – Elizabeth Wellington

6 Niche Social Media Networks Changing The Ways We Connect, Collaborate And Discover New Opportunities – Rose Leadem

Networking Is A Waste Of Time- Or Is It? – Hannah Morgan

CVs/Resumes

TOP Include These Things In Your Resume To Get The Recruiter’s Attention – Jillian Kramer

Resume & Cover Letter Tips For Getting Promoted – Kimberly Sarmiento

Word Vs PDF Resume: What Is The Best Resume Format? – Natalie Severt

Resume Rules: Why There Is No Such Thing – Adrienne Tom

Interviews

TOP Company Culture: What Are You Looking For And How Do You Learn About A Company’s Culture? – Miki (Michal) Feldman-Simon

The Ins And Outs Of Negotiating With Someone Who Is Clearly A Better Negotiator – Praveen Tipirneni

10 Phrases For Instant Credibility In A Job Interview – Natalie Fisher

How To Turn Your Job Interview Into A Job Offer – Ashira Prossack

Transferable Skills

TOP Top Skills And Certifications For The Knowledge Economy – Alison Doyle

Communicating Your Science With Help From ComSciCon – Nathan Sanders

Things Not To Do When Applying For Jobs – Jonathan Meyrick

8 Simple Ways To Improve Your Presentation Skills – Michi Ancheta

Academic Blues

TOP Recommendations For Requesting Recommendations – Adam Ruben

Academia Is The Alternative Career Path – Mark Humphries

PIs Need To Help Postdocs Develop Their Careers – Elisabeth Pain

Why Labs Should Embrace 360-Degree Faculty Reviews – Jonathan Thon

Industry Positions

TOP 5 Strategic Business Factors Every Project Manager Should Know – Moira Alexander

Becoming A Product Manager: What Do Current PMs Say? – Vazgen Babayan

8 Proven Steps To Transition From Software Developer To Business Analyst – Ananya Pani

Common Interview Questions For Business Analysts – Greg DePersio

Business Acumen

TOP Non-Bank Financing Methods For Startups – Carlyann Edwards

What Blockchain Means For The Future Of Accounting Practices – Bryce Welker

Three Signals Your Industry Is About To Be Disrupted – Megan Beck and Barry Libert

For Some Platforms, Network Effects Are No Match For Local Know-How – Howard Yu

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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 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

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Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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