Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (December 20th, 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 Quantify Your Resume Bullets* – Lily Zhang

Networking

TOP Shh, Quiet: An Introvert’s Guide To Networking – Kirstie Brewer

How To Instantly Connect With Anyone  – Travis Bradberry

Why Your LinkedIn Headline Is So Important – Amanda Haddaway

If You Want To Be More Successful, Stop Networking – Daniel DiPiazza

CVs/Resumes

TOP How To Quantify Your Resume Bullets – Lily Zhang

5 Resume Mistakes That Sabotage Your Job Search – Tamara Star

Your Cover Letter: How To Write The Perfect Opening Line – Dana Leavy

Play The One-Minute Game That’ll Show You How To Improve Your Resume – Katie Douthwaite Wolf

Interviews

How To Ace the 50 Most Common Interview Questions – Dr. Travis Bradberry

The New Rules Of Presentations – Simon Morton

Five Good Reasons To Hang Up On A Recruiter – Liz Ryan

Transferable Skills

TOP Want A New Job – Be A Team Player – Heather Huhman

5 Tips For Becoming A Brilliant Conversationalist – Marty Fukuda

Research Shows Asking The Right Questions Is An Underrated Skill – Business Matters

How To Translate Book Smarts Into Job Search Success – Eileen Hoenigman

Academic Blues

There’s An Awful Cost To Getting A PhD That No One Talks About – Jennifer Walker

Why You Should Go To That Workshop– Lilia Mantai

Industry Positions

TOP So You’re Interested in Science Policy: Three Ways To Get Your Foot In The Door Of Policymakers – Dr. Jessica Ash

Don’t Use These Phrases In Your Non-Academic Job Letters – Anne Krook

3-Step Sniper Approach To Getting Your First Job – Ryan Niessen

4 Reasons You Should Keep Up Your Job Search During The Holidays – Kathy Gans

Finding Job Satisfaction As A Venture Capitalist – Julie Gould

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

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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