Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (December 17th, 2017)

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

*What Are The Ingredients For Bio/Pharma Career Advancement?* – Rita C. Peters

Networking

TOP How To Make The Right Connections When You Don’t Already Have An “In” – Dorie Clark

Holiday Season Is The Perfect Time For Networking – Robin Ryan

7 Counterintuitive Networking Hacks You Probably Aren’t Using – Anisa Purbasari Horton

The 3 Things You Can Do To Farm For Referrals – Ivan Misner

CVs/Resumes

TOP The 13 Best Resume Tips Of 2017 – Lillian Childress

6 Impressive Skills To Include On Your Resume – Sarah Greesonbach

New Microsoft Word Resume Tool Recommends LinkedIn Job Postings – Roy Maurer

Interviews

TOP J&J Exec Reveals How You Can Stand Out Among 3,000 Job Seekers – Mark Terry

What Questions Should A Job Candidate Ask The Interviewer? – Rebekah Rombom

How To Turn Interviews Into Job Offers – Ochuko Dasimaka

Use These Tips To Crush Your Next Job Interview – Brooke Wentz

Transferable Skills

TOP Time To Take A Hard Look At Soft Skills – Yossi Sheffi

The 4 Drivers And Derailers Of Leadership Success – Kevin Kruse

Hard Skills Vs. Soft Skills: What’s The Difference? – Alison Doyle

Stop Obsessing: Here Are 7 Areas Where Perfectionism Hinders Good Writing – Amanda Zantal-Wiener

Academic Blues

TOP Changes To The U.S. Tax Code Will Harm Graduate Student Mobility And Career Prospects – Aliyah Weinstein

A Guide To Birthing A Dissertation, Post-Baby – Rebecca Pero

Changing Careers? Do This First – Katharine Brooks

An Interview With Nobel Laureate Janni Nüsslein-Volhard – Kathy Weston

Industry Positions

TOP What Are The Ingredients For Bio/Pharma Career Advancement? – Rita C. Peters

MedImmune Exec Shares 4 Life Science Career Tips – Mark Terry

Are You Suited For A Start-Up? – Jeffrey Bussgang

Ten Rules For Negotiating A Job Offer – Haseeb Qureshi

Business Acumen

TOP How Biopharma Companies Are Bolstering R&D Pipelines Through Deal-Making – Philip Pfrang, Kelley Dealhoy, Tatjana Heller, and Sonal Shah

How A Fast-Growing Startup Built Its Sales Team For Long-Term Success – Frank V. Cespedes and David Mattson

Total Societal Impact: A New Lens For Strategy – Douglas Beal, et al.

Six Top Biotech VCs Take A Look At The Latest Trends, And Offer Their Thoughts On 2018 – Brittany Meiling

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Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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