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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (December 13th, 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

*How To Answer The Toughest Interview Question – “Why Should I Hire You?”* – Jess Staufenberg

Networking

TOP Why Should You Ask Questions? – Joseph Barber

25 Career Experts Reveal Their Top Social Networks For Job Seekers – Sharon Armstrong

3 Great Networking Tips For Introverts – Danny Inny

5 Habits That Poison Your Presence On LinkedIn – Maren Hogan

CVs/Resumes

TOP Your Ultimate Guide To Picking And Getting The Best Possible References – Jenny Foss

The One Skill On Your Resume That Matters Most To Employers – Peter Harris

How To Fix Resume Gaps And ‘Blemishes’ – Liz Ryan

How To Write A CV That Will Not Suck & Will Get You An Interview. At Least. – Oleksiy Kuryliak

Interviews

TOP How To Answer The Toughest Interview Question – “Why Should I Hire You?” – Jess Staufenberg

The Only Answer To “Where Will You Be in 5 Years?” – Brian de Haaff

Three Reasons To Send A Thank-you Note After An Interview – Dara Wilson-Grant

Sounding Smarter = Being Smarter Joseph Barber

Transferable Skills

TOP Stop Worrying About Weaknesses! Focus On Strengths For Career Success – Molly Moseley

Dancing In The Conversation Vs Networking – Naomi Simson

Stop Apologizing For Your Non-Traditional Career Path – Liz Ryan

4 Secrets Of Mental Toughness – LaRae Quy

Academic Blues

Top How To Build A Better PhD – Julie Gould

Life Outside The Lab: The Ones Who Got Away – Ewen Callaway

How Do You Say “No?” – Steve Marshall

A Done Dissertation Isn’t The Best Dissertation – Wendy Robinson

Industry Positions

TOP #JobSearch – Using Twitter To Find Jobs –  Amanda Dumsch

Job Search Strategy: Go The Extra Mile In Digital Job Searches – David Dirks

Career Path Considerations – Jad El-Adaimi

4 Job Search Techniques You Think Work, But Don’t – Adrian Granzella Larssen

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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

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

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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