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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 14th, 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

*“I’m Not Worthy!” – Imposter Syndrome In Academia* – Jay Daniel Thompson


TOP Improving The First Contact – Saundra Loffredo

4 Valid Reasons You Should Accept Those LinkedIn Requests From Strangers – Kat Boogaard

Improve Your Networking Skills With The 24/7/30 Method – Kristin Wong

The Importance Of Building A Strong Personal Brand – Warren Knight

Why You Should Stop Sending Emails And Start Making Better Use Of Skype – Stephen Key


TOP Spring Clean Your CV And Cover Letter For Job Success – Charlotte Seager

5 Important Cover Letter Guidelines That People Still Think It’s OK To Ignore – Abby Wolfe

Format Your Resume For A Mobile Screen – Melanie Pinola

8 Secret Cover Letter Tips That Will Revolutionize Your Job Hunt – Lily Feinn


TOP We Got 10 CEOs To Tell Us Their One Killer Interview Question For New Hires – Jason Karaian

A Harvard Psychologist Shares A Tip Shy People Can Use To Ace A Job Interview – Shana Lebowitz

5 Ways To Overcome Lack Of Experience In A Job Interview – Alan Carniol

4 Smart Ways To Spin A Career Change In Your Favor During An Interview – Caris Thetford

Transferable Skills

TOP How I Balance My Busy Mind – Erica Ariel Fox

7 Keys To Making The Right Decision The First Time And Every Time – Martin Zwilling

15 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals – Rhett Power

11 More Surprisingly Powerful Ways To Be A Really Inspiring Person – Peter Economy

Academic Blues

TOP “I’m Not Worthy!” – Imposter Syndrome In Academia – Jay Daniel Thompson

Three Rules For Email – Tanya Golash-Boza

11 Practical Tips For Finishing Your To-Do List Faster – Lindsay Kolowich

What Do Academic Employers Want? – Dr. Rachael Pitt

Industry Positions

TOP Finding Job Satisfaction As A Scientific Project Manager – Jack Leeming

5 Steps To Ensure That You Thrive In Your New Job – Morag Barrett

How To Deal With A Long Hiring Process – Sue Shellenbarger

Internship Survival Guide: 5 Tips For Success – Shelcy Joseph

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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.