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

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

Networking

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

CVs/Resumes

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

Interviews

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

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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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

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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