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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 7th, 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

*17 Common Mistakes To Avoid When You’re Networking* – Natalie Walters


TOP 17 Common Mistakes To Avoid When You’re Networking – Natalie Walters

How To Navigate The Professional Etiquette Of LinkedIn Connections – Colin St. John

Searching For A New Job? Avoid These 6 LinkedIn Mistakes – Nick Deligiannis

Your Personal Brand And LinkedIn – Kathy Finnerty Thomas


TOP How To Improve Your CV While On Your PhD – Furaha Florence Asani

CV or Resume? – Karen Kelsky

Don’t Use These Words On Your CV Or LinkedIn Profile – Bernard Marr

Employer Advice: Why Tailoring Your CV WIll Help You Get A Job – Stephen Cole


TOP 7 Trickiest Job Interview Questions: Answered – Irene McConnell

There’s Only Two Real Criteria To Judge Job Seekers On – Tim Sackett

8 Incredibly Helpful Articles To Read The Night Before Your Interview – Abby Wolfe

3 Interview Questions Hiring Managers Don’t Expect You To Answer Perfectly – Richard May

Transferable Skills

TOP Personal Branding – 3 Steps To The Future You – Florent Geerts

Don’t Lose Your Patience While Job Hunting – Vicki Salemi

7 Proven Strategies That’ll Help Your Deal With Imposter Syndrome – Andrew Griffiths

Communication: The Soft Skill Your Career Can’t Live Without – Bob McIntosh

Academic Blues

TOP On Feeling Accomplished – Ana Kedves

The Postdoc Experience: Hope And Fears – Holly Else

6 PhD Productivity Tips To Have (And Manage) A Social Life – Norah Martin

How To Develop A Good Relationship With Your PhD Supervisor – Elizabeth Koprowski

University Careers Aren’t What They Used To Be – William Locke

Industry Positions

TOP 12 Job Market Mistakes – Melissa Dennihy

How To Succeed In Your New Job – Michael Savage

How To Get A Job You’re Not Qualified For – Liz Ryan

No Clear Career Ideas? The 3 Mistakes You’re Making (And 3 Things To Do Instead) – Natasha Stanley

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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.