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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 14th, 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

*The Surprising Thing Google Learned About Its Employees ‒ And What It Means For Today’s Students* – Valerie Strauss

Networking

TOP 4 Tips For Boosting Your Networking – Jonathan Black

The Nine Attributes Of The Most Effective LinkedIn Profiles – William Arruda

3 Ways To Get More Business From Your Next Networking Event – Ivan Misner

5 Ways Your LinkedIn Feed Can Lead To A Job – Arnie Fertig

CVs/Resumes

TOP Resume Tips For 2018 – Heather Rothbauer-Wanish

35+ Successful Cover Letter Tips, Advice & Guidelines (With Examples) – Christian Eilers

5 Resume Mistakes Experienced Job Seekers Need To Stop Making – Moira Lawler

How To Proofread Your Resume – Amanda Augustine

Interviews

TOP 5 Things You Need For A Successful Second Interview – Eileen Hoenigman Meyer

4 Tips For Effective Online Interviews – Don Tebbe

How To Show Culture Fit In An Interview – Emily Moore

After Three Interviews, Don’t I Deserve To Know Why I Wasn’t Hired? – Liz Ryan

Transferable Skills

TOP The Surprising Thing Google Learned About Its Employees ‒ And What It Means For Today’s Students – Valerie Strauss

How Developing Your Interpersonal Skills Will Help You Get Ahead – Kaila Kea

How Your Transferable Skills Could Help You Land Your Dream Job – Amy Mann

Top Skills To List On LinkedIn – Alison Doyle

Academic Blues

TOP Why We Need To Be Transparent About Career Outcomes – Chris Pickett

US Postdocs Need More Support From Their Institutions, Says Advocacy Group – Virginia Gewin

Using Video To Explore The Future Of Figures – Shawnna Buttery

‘I Don’t Think There’s Anything Darker Than Doing A PhD’ – Sorcha Pollak

Industry Positions

TOP Sales Vs. Business Development: What’s The Difference? – Leslie Ye

Three Ways You’re Killing Your Job Search Without Even Realizing It – Jewel Bracy Demaio

How To Find Work Experience – Lucy Farrington-Smith

Even If Your New Job Is A Bad Fit, Don’t Quit – Sue Shellenbarger

Business Acumen

TOP The Five New Forces In Innovation Strategy – Steve Denning

Digital In R&D: The $100 Billion Opportunity – Sastry Chilukuri, Edd Fleming, and Ann Westra

Tips For Creating A Great Business Marketing Plan – Danielle Corcione

This Author Shares The Simple Changes You Can Make To Work Better With Others – Linda Lacina

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to 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 is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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