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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 19th, 2017)

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

*Big Biotech Is Here And It Is Starting To Look A Lot Like Big Pharma* – Meghana Keshavan


TOP The Importance Of Face-To-Face Networking In A Digital World – Lucinda Honeycutt

Six Success Tips For International Networking Week – Plus A Bonus – Jim Blasingame

How To Use Networking To Find A Job – Allison Doyle

3 Reasons Networking Is A Job Search Priority – J.T. O’Donell


TOP The Ultimate Guide To Writing A Professional Resume – Victoria Tippin

Your Background Is Tremendous – But Your Resume Stinks – Liz Ryan

Resume And Cover Letter Action Verbs – Alison Doyle

Ten Things Never, Ever To Include On Your Resume – Liz Ryan


TOP Ten Questions I Should Have Asked At The Job Interview – Liz Ryan

How To Handle Inappropriate Interview Questions – Shelcy Joseph

5 Things You Should Always Bring To A Job Interview – Sheiresa Ngo

Top 20 Job Interview Questions And Answers – Alison Doyle

Transferable Skills

TOP 7 Ways To Gain Self Discipline And Strive Towards Greatness – Rose Leadem

What I Learned From Complete Burnout At Work – Tomasz Tunguz

6 Tips For Dealing With Conflict – Chelsea Catlett

Funny Business: How Workplace Humor Can Contribute To Success – Lindsey Pollak

Academic Blues

TOP How To Be An Excellent Scientific Leader – Jason Erk

The Many Shades Of European Postdoc Funding – Elisabeth Pain

Return To Academia: The Price I Am Willing To Pay – Philipp Gramlich And Karin Bodewits

How I Stumbled All The Way From Postdoc To Dream Job – Angela Messmer-Blust

Industry Positions

TOP How To Find A Company Culture That Fits You – Angela R. Howard

4 Job Search Strategies Of 2017 – Hank Boyer

How I found My Dream Job Outside Of Academia (And How You Can Too)! – Dipti Hattangady

Top 10 Talent Competitive Countries And Cities In 2017 – Jörgen Sundberg

Business Acumen

TOP Big Biotech Is Here And It Is Starting To Look A Lot Like Big Pharma – Meghana Keshavan

More Than 25% Of New Molecular Entities Approved In 2016 Are Personalized Medicines – Antoinette F. Konski

A Much Smarter Approach Than Negotiating “What You’re Worth” – Scott Anthony Barlow

A Call For Academic Drug Companies – Derek Lowe

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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.