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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (December 11th, 2016)

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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

*Attention, Please: Here Are 7 Career Tips From Fresh New Science Grads* – Alex Keown


TOP How To Stand Out For The Right Reasons At A Networking Event – Wendi Weiner

6 Things You Are Probably Doing Wrong On LinkedIn – Andy Sellers

When Small Talk Isn’t Small, And Little Details Mean A Lot – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

The 3 Things You Must Do To Build Your Network – Manan Mehta


TOP Preparing A Resume For Industry – Dr. Eleanor Jennings

6 Sites To Build A Better Resume – Bee Martinez

CV Writing: Job Hunting Tips For The Festive Season – Andrew Fennell

The Cover Letter Formula That Skyrocketed My Interviews From 0% to 55% – Lisa Siva


TOP The Top Questions To Ask & Avoid During A Phone Interview – Sophia Bernazzani

How To Answer: Behavioral Questions – Ulrike Trager

Job Interviews Prepare For Success From Failure – Simon Peyda

Timely Follow Up: How Long Should You Wait After the Interview? – Dana Leavy

Transferable Skills

TOP 5 New Jobs Skills Employers Are Looking For In 2017 – Sam Becker

10 Important Career Questions Everyone Should Answer Before The End Of The Year Bernard Marr

Human Behaviour: Find Your Voice – Julia Rosen

8 Things To Ask Before Before You Make Another Decision – Jim Haudan

Academic Blues

TOP How To Keep Up With The Scientific Literature – Elisabeth Pain

Science In The Age Of Selfies  – Donald Geman and Stuart German

Getting The Most Out Of Your Postdoc – Maggie Kuo

Find A PhD: How To Choose The Right Doctorate – Robert MacIntosh and Kevin O’Gorman

Industry Positions

TOP Attention, Please: Here Are 7 Career Tips From Fresh New Science Grads – Alex Keown

Postdocs Leaving The Lab – Maggie Kuo

Science 2016 Top Employer – Kendall Powell

How Do You Find That Very First Job In Clinical Research? – Vera Madzarevic

Business Acumen

TOP Beyond Biotech M&A: What Comes Thereafter – Samantha Truex

How To Bring Mindfulness To Your Company’s Leadership – Megan Reitz and Michael Chaskalson

What’s Behind Those Billion-Dollar Biotech Deals? Often, A Whole Lot Of Hype – Damian Garde

10 Lessons For Building A Game-Changing Biotech Company – Racquel Bracken and Camille Samuels

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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.