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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 6th, 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

*What Comes After A Ph.D.? Check Out The Data* – Maggie Kuo


TOP Why Relationships Are 110% Better Than Networking? – Misbah Ashraf

The Card Dealer – Ivan Misner

Harness The Law Of Attraction To Improve Networking – Alan Taylor

7 Professional Networking Tips For Executives – Sarah K. White


TOP Resume Career Highlights Section – Alison Doyle

100 Action Verbs For Your Resume – Jessica H. Hernandez

3 Resume Fixes That Will Help You Land A Job – Benjamin Snyder

Most Common Mistakes In A Résumé – How To Avoid Them – Andrei Kurtuy


TOP How To Ace A Job Interview – Ally Feiam

15 Job Interview Questions You Should Always Ask – Sheiresa Ngo

What Is Your Body Language Telling Your Interviewer? – Marci Martin

What Are The Worst Mistakes People Make In Job Interviews? – Tom Kuegler

Transferable Skills

TOP The Digital Future Of Work: What Skills Will Be Needed? – Katherine Fleming, et al.

Transferable Skills And Your PhD – Anthony Knight

This “Soft Skill” Is Ranked The Most Desirable By Employers – Robin Camarote

A Refresher On Improving Listening Skills At Work – Leslie Shore

Academic Blues

TOP What Comes After A Ph.D.? Check Out The Data – Maggie Kuo

Don’t Let Your Dissertation Run Your Life – David A. McDonald

I’m Glad I Eschewed A Career In Academia – There Are Plenty Of Alternatives For PhDs – Nazima Kadir

I Quit! Why I Am Leaving UK Academia – Michael Edwards

Industry Positions

TOP Should You Consider Another Degree After Your Ph.D.? – Viviane Callier

5 Careers A Chemistry Degree Could Take You – Laura Woodward

How To Evaluate, Accept, Reject, Or Negotiate A Job Offer – Rebecca Knight

This Is How Job Seekers Negotiate For A Higher Salary – Lisa Rabasca Roepe

Business Acumen

TOP Building A Culture Of Innovation: The Role Of Collaboration – Cris Beswick

Culture For A Digital Age – Julie Goran, Laura LaBerge, and Ramesh Srinivasan

How Tribalism Hurts Companies, And What To Do About It – Robert Kovach

Improving Company Culture Is Not About Providing Free Snacks – Alice Zhou

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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.