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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 2nd 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 Easy Networking For Introverts: 7 Tips To Network Effectively In Your Own Company – Caveman

How To Start A Conversation At A Networking Event – Alison Doyle

Here Are 33 Networking Tips You Can Easily Read In Under 5 Minutes – Kaitlyn Russell

Good And Bad Networking – Julia Austin


TOP 13 Tips To Age-proof Your Resume – Amy Elisa Jackson

Top 15 Resume Mistakes (With Good Vs Bad Resume Examples) – Charley Mendoza

5 Tips To Write A Strong Resume – Ashira Prossack

Cue The Two-page Highlight Reel For Resume Success –  Chris Newsome


TOP 10 Tricky Interview Questions And How To Answer Them – Alison Doyle

20 Situational Interview Questions And Answers To Nail Your Interview – Tom Gerencer

How To Write A Cover Letter That Lands You An Interview – Glenn Carter

The Best Answers To The 7 Worst Interview Questions – Katherine Eion

Transferable Skills

TOP Viewpoint: The Case For Soft Skills – Leah Weiss

LinkedIn Report: These 4 Ideas Are Shaping The Future Of Hr And Hiring – Mark Lobosco

The Top 4 Leadership Skills Necessary In Pharma – Rick Lepsinger

These Are The 5 Most Sought-after Soft Skills At Work For 2019 According LinkedInJohn Lim

Academic Blues

TOP ‘Design Thinking’ Can Help You Forge A New Career Path – Ginny Brzezinski

How To Deal With Stress And Burnout In Your Job Search – Rachel Montanez

The Emotional Toll Of Graduate School – Prateek Puri

Turn The Career Of Your Dreams Into Reality – H.V. Macarthur

Industry Positions

TOP Healthcare Jobs 2.0: The Future Of Healthcare And Tech – Maggie Kimberl

Finding My Footing In The Ocean Of Ux Design – Makrand Patwardhan

21 Of The Most In-demand Jobs In The Us — And How Much They’ll Pay – Emma Newburger

6 Most In-demand Technology Jobs Of 2019 – Dale Mckerrell

Business Acumen

TOP Communications In Mergers: The Glue That Holds Everything Together – Oliver Engert, Becky Kaetzler, Kameron Kordestani, And Anish Koshy

11 Ways To Improve Collaboration Between Departments – Ling Wong

The History Of Bio-pharma M&As: An Industry Genealogy – Avid Davidovic

It’s Time To Stop Treating R&D As A Discretionary Expenditure – Vijay Govindarajan, Shivaram Rajgopal, Anup Srivastava, Luminita Enache

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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.