Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 12th, 2017)

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

*The Importance Of Personal Branding To Career Growth And Tips For Branding Success * – Jessica H. Hernandez

Networking

TOP The Top 10 Behaviors To Avoid When Networking – Ivan Misner

4 Questions To Ask Your Network Besides, “Can You Get Me A Job?” – Sara McCord

9 Ways To Liven Up Your LinkedIn Profile  – Kerry Hannon           

4 Things You Really Need To Delete From Your LinkedIn Profile Today Erica Breuer

CVs/Resumes

TOP 19 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume – Vivian Giang

Ten Common Mistakes In Resumes And Cover Letters – Petrula Vrontikis

9 Things You Need To Fix About Your Resume In 2017 – Megan Elliott

CV Challenge: How To Embrace The Robots – David Shindler   

Interviews

TOP Wondering How To Impress Others In Your Key Job Interview? – Larry Wang

This LinkedIn Recruiter’s Tips For Showcasing Soft Skills On Job Interviews – Brendan Browne

12 Different Ways To Calm Your Interview Nerves (Because You’ve Got This) – Alyse Kalish

Ask A Career Coach: Is My Interview Outfit The Reason I’m Not Getting The Job? – Kyle Lee

Transferable Skills

TOP The Importance Of Personal Branding To Career Growth And Tips For Branding Success – Jessica H. Hernandez

Top 4 Skills Hiring Managers Are Looking For Right Now – Caroline Beaton

4 Ways To Improve Your Strategic Thinking Skills – Nina Bowman

9 Truths About Confidence Most People Don’t Know – Josh Spector

Academic Blues

TOP To Postdoc Or Not Postdoc? – Deborah Sweet

How To Avoid Feeling Isolated During Graduate School – Melissa Walker

Learning How To Learn: The Degree v The Job – David Shindler

Companies In The Cloud: Digitizing Lab Operations – Mike May

Industry Positions

TOP The Changing Landscape Of Pharma – A New Route For PhDs? – Martijn Bijker

Get Unstuck: Three Ways To Get Out Of A Career Rut – Ashley Stahl   

A Career In Business Development – Judy Lytle  

How To Deal With Job-Search Rejection – Liz Ryan

Business Acumen

TOP Becoming A Biotech CEO – Sue Washer

It’s Time For A New Gender Equality Playbook – Dominic Barton

How Pharma Can Fix Its Reputation And Its Business At The Same Time – Damiano de Felice

Change Is A Door To Opportunity – Deborah Shane

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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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