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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 26th, 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

*The Case For Graduate Degrees In Industry* – Tamer Helmy, PhD


TOP How To Build Your Network (When You Don’t Know Anyone) – Sujan Patel

Networking: A Very Short Cheat Sheet – Amali H. Thrimawithana

9 Things Persuasive People Do – Jennifer Cohen

How To Master The Art Of Networking – Iza Grek


TOP Professional Writing: To Stand Out, Sometimes It’s Hip To Be Square – Ron Damon

13 Attention-Grabbing Resume Examples – Lillian Childress

Things You Should Remove From Your Resume Immediately – Tayyiba Iram

How To Write A Good LinkedIn Summary With Examples – Ed Han


TOP How Do You Convince An Employer To Give You A Chance When You Are Changing Careers? – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

How To Survive (And Nail) A Job Interview Over Lunch – Daniel Bortz

The  45 Questions You Should Ask In Every Job Interview – Heather Huhman

21 Unprofessional Habits That Could Ruin Your Job Interview – Rachel Gillett

Transferable Skills

TOP The Case For Graduate Degrees In Industry – Tamer Helmy, PhD

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need To Work On? – Daniel Goleman and Richard E. Boyatzis

The Art Of Selling Science – Caitlin Grzeskowiak

6 Steps To Mastering Professional Public Speaking – Margarita Hakobyan

Academic Blues

TOP A World Of Bias – David G. Jensen

Why Do So Many Graduate Students Quit? – Te-Erika Patterson

Tips For Giving A Successful Scientific Presentation – Milka Kostic

Submitting Your Manuscript: Write The Right Cover Letter – Catarina Sacristan

Industry Positions

TOP 6 Career Resolutions You Need To Make In 2017 – Ashley Stahl

4 Steps To Cultivating An Innovation Mindset In Your Organization – Aaron Agius

The 5 Traits That Define Great Leadership – Peter Economy

7 Things To Try With LinkedIn When You Need A Job! – Sam Sutton-Reid

Business Acumen

TOP World’s Top 15 Biotech Companies 2016 – Luca Dezzani, MD

Biotech Deals Will Bounce Back In 2017 – Max Nisen

How To Be Your Own Accountability Partner – Stephanie Vozza

Three Reasons You’re Not Getting The Feedback You Need – Donald Thompson

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.