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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 9th 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 On The Road Again: 7 Tips For Networking While Traveling – Michele Weldon

6 Strategic Networking Tips For Recruiters That Crush Awkwardness – Tom Wolff

How To Own Your First Networking Event – Christy B

Tips On Networking For Introverts – Yes You Can Do It – Gee Flix


TOP LinkedIn Summary Examples To Grab Attention On Your Profile – Mara Calvello

5 Real Ways To Use Your Personality In Resumes To Get Hired (Examples) – Arielle Quan

Importance of Making Company Specific CV/Resume – Ansumant

9 Tips For Optimizing Your LinkedIn Presence – Beth Negus Viveiros


TOP How Job Seekers Can Speed Up The Hiring Process – Robert Half

Preparing For A Job Interview – Tips For A Great First Impression – Ryan Guina

34 Crucial Tips For Your Next Job Interview – Edward Nieh

How To Answer This Frustratingly Vague Interview Question – Sabrina Rojas Weiss

Transferable Skills

TOP Keeping Track Of Your Transferable Skills – How And Why? – Melina Aarnikoivu

How To Use The Skills You Have To Make A Career Switch – Tammy February

Management Tip: Soft Skills Can Be Hard To Find – Victor Lipman

How To Prove Your Leadership Skills On Your Resume – Andrew Fennell

Academic Blues

TOP 5 Simple Tips For Evolving During A Career Change – Jessica Thiefels

Three Things Mentally And Emotionally Strong People Do When Their Jobs Or Careers Start Crashing – Jack Kelly

Confused About Your Career? Why That’s Good & What To Do Now – Leslie Frey

University Of California Staff Researchers Opt To Form A Union, Joining Postdocs – Beryl Lieff Benderly

Industry Positions

TOP Top 18 Telecommuting Jobs For Medical Professionals – Hospital Careers

Want To Switch Industries? Here’s How – Dawn Graham

Learning A Programming Language? These Are The Most In-demand Tech Jobs And Skills Of 2019 – Nick Heath

Career Comparison: Data Engineer Vs. Data Scientist—who Does What? – Andrew Zola

Business Acumen

TOP Social Media Etiquette For Business Owners: 25 Do’s & Don’ts – Travis Balinas

5 Ways To Communicate More Clearly – Peter Cohan

Providers Map Out Strategies To Optimize Digital Navigation – David Raths

Pharma Is Shuffling Around Jobs, But A Skills Gap Threatens The Process – Jacob Bell

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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.