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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 4th, 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

*Dummy No More: When To Accept You’re No Longer A Beginner* – Atma Ivancevic


TOP Want To Tap The ‘Hidden’ Job Market? This 1 Networking Technique Will Help You – J.T. O’Donnell

Networking To Find Better Work – Dave Pollard

Are You Not Getting Interviews? Here’s Why, And How To Fix It – Jason Walker

Don’t Make These 8 Networking Mistakes – Jane Burnett


TOP This Is The Single Biggest Mistake You’re Making With Your Resume: Ladders 2018 Resume Guide – Marc Cenedella

14 Tips For Writing A Rockstar Resume – Rebecca Safier

What Your Linkedin Profile Should Look Like In 2018 – Kristen Bahler

4 Tips For Using Resume Keywords – Alex Freund


TOP What You Need To Know About Interviewing In 2018 – Blair Decembrele

100 Top Job Interview Questions—Be Prepared For The Interview – Thad Peterson

Here’s How To Answer 5 Of The Most Difficult Interview Questions – Nicole Williams

Common Job Interview Questions And Best Answers (20 Examples) Natalie Severt

Transferable Skills

TOP Dummy No More: When To Accept You’re No Longer A Beginner – Atma Ivancevic

9 Useless PhD Transferable Skills In An Industry Job – Olga Pougovkina

Do I Make Myself Clear? Media Training For Scientists Charlotte Schubert

Obsession For The Perfect Worker Fading In Tight U.S. Job Market – Craig Torres and Jordan Yadoo

Academic Blues

TOP My Adviser Went On Sabbatical, And It Changed The Way I Look For Mentorship – Kevin Boehnke

The Precarious Workforce: An Ongoing Threat To Quality Higher Education – Jessica Riddell

Building A Scientific Community ‒ DIY For Young PIs – Gabriel Leprivier, et al.

Tips For Mentoring During Your Research Training – Caleb McKinney

Industry Positions

TOP Working In Industry After Academia – Shilpa Gadwal

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader – Ashley Stahl

Seven Things Everyone Should Know Before Working For A Nonprofit – Jack Kosakowski

Resolve To A Career In Science Policy – Donna Kridelbaugh

Business Acumen

TOP Creating An Organic Thirst For Learning In An Organization – Rajib Bhattacharjee

The Top 6 Global Generic Drug Companies To Work For – Mark Terry

What Are The Challenges Faced By Organizational Behavior? – Diana Wicks

The Relationship Between The Financial Statements – Rosemary Peavler

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. and Mary Truscott, Ph.D.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. and Mary Truscott, Ph.D.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Mary Truscott is a communications consultant. She completed her Ph.D. in Biochemistry at McGill University.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. and Mary Truscott, Ph.D.