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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 12th 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 7 Top Tips For Networking On Airplanes – Gayle Hallgren-Rezac, Judy Thomson and Darcy Rezac

8 Networking Tips To Help You Land The Job You Want – Rakshitha Arni Ravishankar

How To Make A Cold Call For A Networking Meeting – Alison Doyle

How To Network In Close-Knit Industries – Kaitlin McManus


TOP How To Build A Personal Brand That Will Impress Even Oprah – Samantha McLaren

5 Resume Tips That Will Get You Hired – Hannah Becker

Career Skills You Need to Master in 2019 May Surprise You – Angela Campiere

10 Expert Tips For How To Improve Your Resume Debra Wheatman


TOP The Top 5 Job Interview Success Tips – Don Goodman

How To Handle Panel Or Group Interviews – Laura DeCarlo

5 Questions You Should Never Ask During A Job Interview – Zack Friedman

IT Job Interview Tips: 12 Ways To Win In 2019 – Carla Rudder

Transferable Skills

TOP 4 Powerful Ways You Can Make Yourself More Resilient – Now – Larae Quy

What Are Soft Skills? – Jennifer Marer

The 8 Most Valuable Career Skills Right Now, According To HR Experts –  Julia Glum

7 Habits Of Astonishingly Weak Leaders (And How Not To Be One) – Marcel Schwantes

Academic Blues

TOP Why Earning A PhD Is An Advantage In Today’s Industry Job Market – Isaiah Hankel

What To Do First When You Hate Your Career And Want A Change  – Kathy CapriQo

5 Questions That Could Help You Re-Evaluate Your Career Path In 2019 –  Murugi Gichovi

How To Position Yourself For The Next Step In Your Career – Ron Ashkenas & Brook Manville

Industry Positions

TOP How To Become A Project Manager –  Suzanna Haworth

Top Legal Skills –  Sally Kane

7 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Make Their Resumes Stand Out – Jane Hurst

Interest In A Career In Clinical Research? 3 Key Things You Need To Know – Robyn Gobbel

Business Acumen

TOP Top Sales Trends To Improve Your Business In 2019 – Aleksandra Dziewulska

6 Ways to Easily Improve Internal Communications – Mike Gingerich

5 Human Practices To Improve Your Business Practices – Kenny Kline

Biosimilars In The US: Rising Applications And Approval Rates – Maggie Lynch

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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.