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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 16th 2019)

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


TOP How To Plan Your Own Networking Event (And Invite The Right People) – Dorie Clark

Networking Is Good For Business, Experts Reveal How To Do It Well –  Staff Contributors

Proactive Networking Strategies To Build Professional Practices – Janet Attard

Accelerate Your Career: 4 Tips For Effective Relationship Building – Faith Davis


TOP How To Follow Up After Submitting A Resume – Alison Doyle

Best Tips For Career Change (Resume And Interviews) – Biron Clark

Using LinkedIn Recruiter: 7 Tips To Help You Get The Most Out Of It – Bruce Anderson

The Top 10 Resume Mistakes To AvoidAlison Doyle


TOP How To Recover From A Job Interview Fumble – Alli Hoff Kosik

Career Experts Reveal Surprising Job Interview Dos And Don’ts – Alexis Carey

7 Important Things You Can Learn From A Failed Interview – Rhett Power

Phone Interview Do’s And Don’ts – Alison Doyle

Transferable Skills

TOP Soft Skills Needed In The Technology Sector Too – Cherylyn Cameron And Ryan O’farrell

135 Soft Skills: A List To Help You Shine On Any Resume Or Job – S.J. Scott

The 9 Portfolio Manager Skills Required For Success – Kaplan Schweser

Top 7 Soft Skills For Developers In 2019 – Zachary Paruch

Academic Blues

TOP Are Returnships The Key To Relaunching Your Career? – Jason Wingard

The Advantages Of An Unexpected Career Path – Jeremy Goldman

How To Get Unstuck In Your Career – Corrie Alexander  

Best Tips For Career Change (Resume And Interviews) – Biron Clark

Industry Positions

TOP Finding Your Flavor Of Data Science Career: Three Approaches To Guide You In Choosing Your Path – Paul Simpson

Why Tech Companies Hire So Many Economists – Susan Athey And Michael Luca

25 Communication Skills Every Manager Needs – Alison Davis

Supporting Your Supervisees In Career Exploration – Melissa Dalgleish

Business Acumen

TOP A Guide To Effective Business Communication – Jarie Bolander

How To Develop Your Brand Strategy – Laura Lake

As Lilly Deal Closes, Bayer Secures Full Rights To Loxo’s Vitrakvi – Ned Pagliarulo

Top Technology Trends That Will Reshape The Customer Experience In 2019 – Puru Govind

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.