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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 11th, 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

*Marketing Transferable Skills From Scientific Training* – Stephanie Wortel-London

Networking

TOP I’m A Career Coach And Here’s What I Learned When I Had To Job Search – Al Dea

8 Questions To Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?” – David Burkus

A Simple Tool To Make Professional Networking 10x More Interesting – Zak Slayback

The Power Of Social Media: How To Stand Out And Make Connections – Katelyn Gainer

CVs/Resumes

TOP How To Write A Resume That Actually Gets You Hired – Austin Belcak

Job Search Time Saver: The Master Resume – Chrissy Scivicque

These Are The 25 Magic Resume Words That Will Land You The Job: Ladders 2018 Resume Guide – Marc Cenedella

11 Ways To Update Your Résumé When You Get A New Job – Rachel Gillett and Samantha Lee

Interviews

TOP 15 Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared To Answer This Month – Isabel Thottam

How To Answer The Interview Question, “What Motivates You?” – Daniel Bortz

Recruiters Reveal The Qualities That Are An Instant ‘No’ –  Lindsay Tigar

Out-Of-Town Interview? Your Travel Preparation Can Make Or Break It – Dan Blacharski

Transferable Skills

TOP Marketing Transferable Skills From Scientific Training – Stephanie Wortel-London

These Are The Five Soft Skills Recruiters Want Most – Stephanie Vozza

Soft Skills Matter ‒ Here’s Eight Ways You Can Cultivate Them With eLearning – Brandon Farwell

Thoughts From A Seminar – Adam Ruben

Academic Blues

TOP Designing Principles For Exploring Your Career – Laura N. Schram

How I Learned To Pursue My Career At My Own Pace – Irene Nobeli

The Would Haves And Should Haves Of Graduate School – Alireza Edraki

Academics ‘Lack Support’ To Help With Student Mental Health – Sophie Inge

Industry Positions

TOP 5 Tips On Changing Careers, From Experts Who Know What They’re Talking About – Abby Wolfe

Becoming A Financial Analyst – Christina Granville

Citizen-Science Jobs – Donna Kridelbaugh

How To Become A Venture Capital Associate – Kristina Zucchi

Business Acumen

TOP Michael Porter’s Five Forces Model For Industry Analysis – Hitesh Bhasin

Get Ready For The M&A Explosion – Karl Thiel

Why Do So Many Managers Forget They’re Human Beings? – Rasmus Hougaard, Jacqueline Carter, and Vince Brewerton

5 Common Reasons Why VCs Decide Not To Invest – Beck Bamberger

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to 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 is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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