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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 10th, 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

*7 Things You Must Do To Maximize The Value Of Your LinkedIn Profile* William Arruda


TOP 7 Things You Must Do To Maximize The Value Of Your LinkedIn Profile – William Arruda

Yes, There Is Such A Thing As A Stupid Question – Amy McCloskey

5 Small Things That Make Recruiters Leave Your LinkedIn Profile (And Never Come Back) – Kat Moon

Here Are The Subject Lines That’ll Get Your Networking Emails Opened-Every Time – Alyse Kalish


TOP The Best CV Writing Tips of 2015 – Charlotte Seager

Does Your Resume Open Doors Or Close Them? – Kevin LaChapelle, EdD, MPA

Boost Your Resume With A Great Cover Letter – Peggy McKee

Highlighting Your Value On Your Resume – Heather Rothbauer-Wanish


TOP The 10 Biggest Minutes Of Your Interview – Joe Turner

How I Flipped The Interview – Josh R. Whitney

The Most Important Interview Question – Janice Waterman

7 Questions To Ask At Your Next Job Interview – Ben Rosen

Transferable Skills

TOP 4 Ways To Become A Better Learner – Monique Valcour

How To Exceed Your Goals In 2016 – Dr. Travis Bradberry

The Power Of Constructive Impatience—A Key to Resiliency – Eileen McDargh

5 Tips For Becoming A Better ListenerGretchen Rubin

Academic Blues

TOP 9 New Year Resolutions For Grad Students and Postdocs (And Tools To Help Keep Them) – Gaia Vasiliver-Shamis, PhD

Landing An Academic Job Is Like An Albatross – Alex Bond

5 Strategies To Cut Your Thesis Writing Time In Half – Dora Farkas

How Do You Feel Now You’ve Started Your PhD? – Jillian Hart

Industry Positions

TOP How I Became A Science Diplomat – Marga Gual Soler

How To Take Charge Of Your Career In 2016 – Liz Ryan

Strength Of Weak Ties – Seven Ways To Connect For Your Job Search – Lisa Rangel

6 Life Skills You Better Pick Up If You Want To Succeed At Work – Jim Morris

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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.