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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (December 6th, 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 Network Your Way Into A New Career (Without Feeling Like A Slimy, Lying Con Artist* – Natasha Stanley


TOP How To Network Your Way Into A New Career (Without Feeling Like A Slimy, Lying Con Artist – Natasha Stanley

Here’s How To Write An Email To A Potential Employer – Shana Lebowitz

The Networking Strategy At Conferences That Graduate Students Are Talking About – Vanessa Doran

Social Media For Scientists – Sabine Hossenfelder


TOP Resume Details Matter: Lack Of Response From Potential Employers, It Might Be Worth Taking A Look At Your Resume – Lauren Celano

It’s Time For Your CV Makeover – Suprita Mitter

Update Your CV For The Digital Age – Zukiswa Zimela

How To Follow Up On Your Job Application – Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW


TOP Top 6 Types Of Interview Questions For Senior Executives – Hayley Stanton

10 Secrets To Acing Your Online Video Job Interview – Work Coach Cafe

5 Ways To Seem Far More Experienced During A Job Interview – Levo Leaque

5 Job Interview Tips You Haven’t Heard Before – Tyler Stahle

Tips For Nailing Your Next Big Interview: Careers Under The Microscope – Sara Hamilton

Transferable Skills

TOP Things I Learned About Management By Working With Rock Musicians – James G. Bohn

Travel Is Terrible For Your Career – Penelope Trunk

The Confidence Factor For Women In Leadership: The Work Life Balance Myth – Carol Sankar

3 Steps To Talking About Your Career During The Holidays – J.T. O’Donnell

Academic Blues

TOP How To Survive And Thrive During Your Dissertation – Ramon B. Goings

How To Manage Your Time: 5 Secrets Backed By Research – Eric Barker

The Not-Quite-Stated Awful Truth – Beryl Lieff Benderly

Is There A Solution For The PhD Problem? – Sara Rodrigues

Industry Positions

TOP How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation – Lindsey McGregor and Neel Doshi

The Most (And Least) Empathetic Companies – Belinda Parmar

3 “Magic Tricks” For Negotiating Salary In Your New Job – Paula Rutledge

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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.
  • Tamara G. Suttle, M.Ed., LPC

    Thanks so much for sharing Vanessa Doran’s guest post on my blog Private Practice from the Inside Out! I’m honored to know it caught your eye and happy to learn about your blog, too! I look forward to following your work!