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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 1st, 2017)

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

*How Academia And Industry Can Collaborate To Advance Biologic Drug Development And Manufacturing* – Michael Cohen

Networking

TOP 5 Ways To Prepare For Your Next Networking Event – Stacy Harshman

How A Recruiter Views Your Profile – Donna Serdula

3 Surefire Ways To Find Common Ground With Strangers (You Have To Talk To) – Stacey Lastoe

CVs/Resumes

TOP Making A Resume ATS Friendly – Marcy Travis

What Are You Doing To Ensure Your Resume Delivers The Most Impact? – Audrey McSherry

5 Questions Successful Job Searchers Always Ask Themselves – Pat Mastandrea

A Proven Formula For Writing Cover Letters That Win Interviews – Dana Leavy

Interviews

TOP How To Conquer Your Next Job Interview And Land Your Dream Gig – Brian Scudamore

How To Talk About Transferable Skills In Job Interviews – Beth Leslie

Here’s How To Ace The Job Interview – Rachel Loock

Transferable Skills

TOP These Transferable Skills Will Help You Earn A Higher Salary When Switching Jobs – Anastasia Belyh

Visual Trick For Figuring Out What You Want To Do With Your Life – Marguerite Ward

What Great Managers Do Daily – Ryan Fuller and Nina Shikaloff

7 Quick Leadership Tips For Masterful Communication – Marcel Schwantes

Academic Blues

TOP The Emotional Side Of Leaving Academia – Virginia Schutte

How To Get Your Paper Noticed And Shared – Anna Sharman

Highest Education – David Silbersweig

Industry Positions

TOP Why It’s A Bad Idea To Kill Your Job Search During The Holiday Season – Virginia Franco

How These Three Women Made Mid-Career Pivots Into Data Science – Wendy Marx

3 Things You Need To Find A Job Faster – J.T. O’Donnell

5 Bad Job Search Habits That You Need To Break – Amanda Clark

Business Acumen

TOP How Academia And Industry Can Collaborate To Advance Biologic Drug Development And Manufacturing – Michael Cohen

We Need To Tame The Price Of New Cancer Drugs – Elaine Schattner

As Drug Approvals Dive In 2016, Returns On R&D Deteriorate – Ben Hirschler

Why Pharma Undervalues Novel R&D – Frank David

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