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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (December 4th, 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

*Business Principles For Basic Researchers* – Chris Tachibana


TOP Professional Networking Tips To Boost Your Career Potential – Joe Cote

How to Write Email with Military Precision – Kabir Sehgal

How To Start A Conversation With A LinkedIn Connection – Ariella Coombs

Finding A Support Network Outside Your Job – Kevin Howell


TOP 3 Silly Mistakes Smart People Make After Submitting Their Application – Richard May

4 Ways To Perfect Your Resume In The New Year – Robin Reshwan

Do Your Homework – Clinton Rubin

5 Must-Try Tricks For Updating Your Resume – Samantha Rosenfeld


TOP 14 Things You Should Do After A Job Interview – Rachel Gillett

The Secrets To Interviewing For A Role That’s Slightly Out Of Reach – Sara McCord

How To Answer ‘What Is Your Biggest Weakness?’ – Jeff Haden

18 Annoying Things Job Candidates Do That Make Hiring Managers Not Like Them – Jacquelyn Smith and Anne Cain

Transferable Skills

TOP Tips For The First-Time Presenter: How To Plan And Deliver An Inspiring Session – Hilary Gates

Want To Get Promoted? Do These Four Things – Dean Sippel

10 Creative Exercises That Are Better Than Brainstorming – Dani Mansfield

5 Personal Obstacles That Limit Your Success – Firas Kittaneh

Academic Blues

TOP The Mathematics Of Science’s Broken Reward System – Philip Ball

From Writing To Reviewing – Sushmita Ghatak

10 Tips Towards PhD Thesis Submission – Salma Patel

Are You Demoralised By Your PhD? – Samantha Fitch

Industry Positions

TOP 12 Things You Can Do Now To Be Prepared For The 2017/18 Job Market – Thomas Powner

Your Career Depends On Adopting High Touch Job Hunting – Lou Adler

7 Tips On How To Get The Attention Of A Time-Constrained Biotech Job Networker – Marc Barowsky

Changing The Face Of Computer Science – Maggie Kuo

Business Acumen

TOP Business Principles For Basic Researchers – Chris Tachibana

Biotech Financial And M&A Trends – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back – Peter Young

The Science Of Gratitude And Why It’s Important In Your Workplace – Stephanie Vozza

Closing The Digital Gap In Pharma – Brian Fox, Amit Paley, Michelle Prevost, and Nisha Subramanian

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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.