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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 15th, 2017)

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

*We Need To Teach Young Scientists About Careers Outside Of Academia* – Catherine Kopil


TOP The 27 Key Email Templates You’ll Need In 2017 – Alyse Kalish

New Year Tips For Reconnecting With Your Professional Network: LinkedIn Career Expert Series – Catherine Fisher

6 Helpful Networking Tips For Introverts – Lisa Greim

Using Your Network In A Job Search – Jeff Shuey


TOP Decoding The Job Search: How To Beat The ATS – Trudy Steinfeld

5 Secrets For Writing The Perfect Data Scientist Resume – Michael Li

19 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume – Vivian Giang

What To Remove From Your Resume In 2017 – Georgene Huang


TOP How To Use These Top 6 Unique Interview Tips To Get Your Next Life Science Job – Mark Terry

Interview Tips For Those Who Already Know How To Interview – Ken Dropiewski

Great Interviews, But No Job Offers —What Am I Doing Wrong? – Liz Ryan

How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward) – Ariella Coombs

Transferable Skills

TOP Five Transferable Skills All Employers Are Looking For  – Caroline Redmond

3 Traits That Separate The Best Leaders From Average Ones – Karla Cook

Research-Backed Ways To Impress Anyone In Two Seconds – Vanessa Van

The Importance Of Transferable Skills – Emily Seamone

Academic Blues

TOP How To Fail On The Academic Job Market – Heather Steffen

To Recover From Failure, Try Some Self-Compassion – Christopher Germer

Back To Basics: Cracking An Academic Interview – Mit Bhavsar

A Transition From Postdoc to Industry – David. G. Jensen

Industry Positions

TOP We Need To Teach Young Scientists About Careers Outside Of Academia – Catherine Kopil

A New Year, A New Job Search Plan For 2017 – James Hu

Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem – Catherine Offord

Why You’re Not Getting Promoted: 4 Career Growth Mistakes – Kathy Caprino

Business Acumen

TOP Crossing A Small Chasm – Kirsten Leute

As The Dust Settles On Cures, What Will It Mean For Biopharma R&D? – Phil Taylor

Q&A: How To Mimic A Brand-Name Drug — With One Key Substitution – Meghana Keshavan

A Look Back: Top Stories Of 2016 – Jacob Bell

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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.
  • Julian Holst

    As usual, a great selection, Cathy and Arunodoy!

  • Matthew Smithson PhD

    I always look forward to these listings! Juicy!!