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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 23rd 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 Six Powerful Strategies To Overcome Your Networking Fears – Kerri Voyles

5 Networking Tips For The Introverted Career Girl – Sarah Johnson

The 8 Best Ways To Follow Up After A Networking Event – Henry Fan

How To Make A Bad Impression At A Networking Event – Eva Grabner


TOP Want To Work At A Startup? Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile With These Simple Tips – Jason Stomel

Tips For Using A Template To Write A Resume Cover Letter – Alison Doyle

12 Things You Need To Know Before Writing Your Next Cover Letter – Randstad

Formula For Writing An Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter – Robin Ryan


TOP The Importance Of A Relationship In Negotiation – Jeswald Salacuse

12 Essential Phone Interview Tips To Keep On Speed Dial – Karleigh Westlake

How To Answer The 7 Most Annoying Job Interview Questions (And Spot 2 That Are Illegal To Ask) – Debby Carreau

How to Make a Good Impression at a Job Interview –  Laura

Transferable Skills

TOP The Dalai Lama On Why Leaders Should Be Mindful, Selfless, And Compassionate – The Dalai Lama With Rasmus Hougaard

Interpersonal Communication Skills: 6 Killer Ways To Improve Them – Jude Paler

The Skillful Psychology Student: Skills You Will Need To Succeed In The 21st-century Workplace – Drew C. Appleby, Phd et al.

Conflict Management Tops List Of In-Demand Soft Skills – Valerie Bolden-Barrett

Academic Blues

TOP Huge Variations In Us Postdoc Salaries Point To Undervalued Workforce – Chris Woolston

Research-based Advice For Women Working In Male-dominated Fields – Sian Beilock

How to Make the Most of a Dead-End Job – Hallie Crawford

How to Keep Your Job Skills Current – Alison Doyle

Industry Positions

TOP How Business-Savvy Scientists Can Find Success In The Risky Start-up World – Amber Dance

Netiquette And Networking: Professionalism As A Virtual Worker – Laurel Farrer

Talking Innovation: Business And The New Industrial Revolution – Kate Jones

Here’s A Look At The Jobs And Skills Being Sought At 6 Baltimore Tech Companies – Stephen Babcock

Business Acumen

TOP 5 Tactical Skills To Become A Better Public Speaker – Lindsay Tigar

Astrazeneca Adjusts Supply Chain For No-Deal Brexit – Matt Leonard

Report: Policy Rethink Needed On Bringing Ai Into Clinical Decision Making – Nqaba Matshazi

Improving The Communication System Of Your Small Business – Harrison Rogers

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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.