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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 28th, 2016)

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

*Workload Survival Guide For Academics* – Camilla Mørk Røstvik


TOP 6 Networking Questions To Find The Best Employers – Jack Leeming

5 Easy Ways To Network If You Don’t Have Any Work Experience – Brian Witte

The Super Obvious Networking Opportunity You May Be Overlooking  – Abby Wolfe

The Importance Of Networking (And How To Do It Well) – Maria Rodale


TOP ‘Results-Driven Thought Leader’ – The Top CV Cliches To Avoid – Andrew Fennell

This Fortune 500 HR Exec Wants You To Stop Making Boring Resumes – Laura Rock

How To Impress A Recruiter With Your Resume/CV  – Susie Timlin

5 Things The People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew – Lily Zhang


TOP Job Interviews: Prepare For Success From Failure – Jack Leeming

12 Interview Moves That’ll Lose You The Job Faster Than You Can Send A Thank You Note – Young Entrepreneur Council

Asking The Right Questions – Barney Ely

These Are The Biggest Mistakes People Make During Interviews – Lydia Dishman

Transferable Skills

TOP 7 Little Known PowerPoint Tricks You Wish You Knew Sooner  – Lindsay Kolowich

4 Mentalities That Are Killing Your Career – J.T. O’Donell

Giving a Presentation? Three Ways To Leave Your Fingerprint – Jack Welch

A Bridge To Business – Peter Fiske

Academic Blues

TOP Workload Survival Guide For Academics – Camilla Mørk Røstvik

Permission Given – Athene Donald

5 Tips On Getting Your 1st Journal Paper Published – Salma Patel

Writing Your PhD Dissertation – Jason Karp

Industry Positions

TOP Learn The Right Lesson – What Being A PhD Scientist Has Allowed Me To Do In The Startup Space – Calum Forsyth

Sustainable Seafood Entrepreneurs Share Their Tips For Success – John Tibbetts

How “Over-Branding” Can Cost You The Job – J.T. O’Donnell

Why You Should Job Hunt Even If You’re Not In The Market Sara McCord

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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.