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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (December 22nd, 2018)

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


TOP Professional Networking Tips – Penny Loretto

5 Tips For Networking At Work (Without Jeopardizing Your Job) – Jenny Foss

M&E, Tech Execs Provide Tips On How Women Can Step Up Their Networking Game – Jeff Berman

Professional Networking Tips For Introverts – Jack Vale


TOP 5 Resume Tips For Career Changers Arnie Fertig

Resume Tips For Industry Job Hunting – Shilpa Gadwal

These 7 Work Skills Can Make You More Marketable To Employers In 2018 – Daniel Bortz

How to Network on LinkedIn Like a Pro – Paul Rydell


TOP  64% Of Job Seekers Make This Mistake, And It Could Cost You $750,000 Over The Course Of Your Career – Kerri Anne Renzulli

8 Lessons You Can Learn From A Job Interview Rejection – Ryan Hussey

Why You Shouldn’t Overlook Desperate Job Candidates –  Suzanne Lucas

The Surprising Ways Companies Assess Job Applicants – Isabel Thottam

Transferable Skills

TOP Preparing for 2019: Top 3 soft skills you need to succeed in software development – Andrey Yasinishyn

6 Soft Skills Even the Most Technical Employees Need – John Rampton

Why Leaders Need To Cultivate Complementary Strengths – Peter Bregman

A New LinkedIn Study Just Revealed America’s 10 Most In-Demand Skill Sets – Michael Schneider

Academic Blues

TOP Seven Steps To Boost Your Research Career In 2019 – Chris Woolston

16 Entrepreneur-Approved Strategies To Find Employees – Georgia McIntyre
10 Tips To Increase Your Job Satisfaction – Susan M. Heathfield

Chart Your Course – Brady Krien

Industry Positions

TOP 33 Most Recruited Roles Of 2018 According To LinkedIn, And Tips To Fill Them – Kaya Payseno

13 Things To Do Right Now To Successfully Land A New Job In 2019 – Jack Kelly

5 Tips To Improve Your Career Development – Susan M. Heathfield

Average Product Manager Salary: High For A Hard Job – Nick Kolakowski

Business Acumen

TOP 5 Of The Biggest Workplace Trends To Watch In 2019 – Debby Carreau

7 Surefire Ways To Improve the Internal Communication Of Your Team – Angella Copper

The 15 Most Important Characteristics Of Executive Presence – Brenda Bence

The Competitive Landscape of AI Startups – James Kossuth and Robert Seamans

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.