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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 25th, 2018)

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

*Don’t Let Lack Of Experience In A New Field Stop You From Applying For That Job* – Thandi Skade

Networking

TOP Do Women’s Networking Events Move The Needle On Equality? – Shawn Achor

Build Better Connections At Networking Events By Asking This One Question – Kate Volman

Networking For Introverts: 15 Tips To Help You Navigate A Crowded Room – Matthew Kosinski

5 Things You Are Doing Wrong On Linkedin – Rich Bellis

CVs/Resumes

TOP 25 Words You Should Use On Your Resume If You Want To Get More Interviews – Bill Murphy Jr.

20 Resume Profile Examples: How To Write A Professional Profile [+Tips] – Tom Gerencer

Resume Tips For Older Workers With Skills To Spare – Dawn Papandrea

How To Reorder Experiences On Your LinkedIn Profile – Donna Serdula

Interviews

TOP How To Make Sure The Recruiter Knows You’re A Good Culture Fit During An Interview – Leigh Goessl

How To Answer The Question ‘How Do You Handle Stress? – Liz Ryan

Top Tips For Successful Job Interviews – Alison Prangnell

15 Favorite Interview Questions To Completely Disarm Job Candidates (In A Really Good Way) – Jeff Haden

Transferable Skills

TOP Don’t Let Lack Of Experience In A New Field Stop You From Applying For That Job – Thandi Skade

How To Improve Your Communication Skills In 7 Easy(Ish) Steps – Jenny Darmody

5 Social Skills For Workplace Success – Alison Doyle

Como Se Dice “DNA”? – Jacqueline Gamboa

Academic Blues

TOP What Can I Do With A Ph.D. In My Discipline Outside Academe? – Jennifer Polk and Maren Wood

Train PhD Students To Be Thinkers Not Just Specialists – Gundula Bosch

The 10,000 PhDs Project: A Closer Look At The Numbers – Reinhart Reithmeier

Doing My Part To Combat Climate Change – Paul C. Rogge

Industry Positions

TOP Career Advice: Financial Analyst Vs. Data Analyst – Greg DePersio

Is Data Scientist Still The Sexiest Job Of The 21st Century? – Robin Zondag

This Is What A Career Path In Sales Looks Like – Aja Frost

Dr. Tim Sandle Discusses Career As A Scientist And Journalist – Markos Papadatos

Business Acumen

TOP What Is The Difference Between A Merger And An Acquisition? – Brian Beers

Organizational Culture Polarities Hold The Key To A Healthy Culture – Jesse Lyn Stoner

Big Companies Are Embracing Analytics, But Most Still Don’t Have A Data-Driven Culture – Thomas H. Davenport and Randy Bean

Strategy To Beat The Odds – Chris Bradley, Martin Hirt, and Sven Smit

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to 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 is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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