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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 21st, 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

*12 Tips To Explain Gaps In Your Employment History* – Chris Leitch

Networking

TOP Everything You Need To Know About Online Networking – Jane McNeill

5 Ways Unsuccessful People Network – Jane Burnett

3 Simple Ways For Women To Rethink Office Politics And Wield More Influence At Work – Kathryn Heath

These 10 LinkedIn Tips Will Make You A Networking Master – Nina Zipkin

CVs/Resumes

TOP 12 Tips To Explain Gaps In Your Employment History – Chris Leitch

How To Show Promotions & Multiple Positions On Your Resume – Natalie Severt

Ten Quick Resume Tweaks That Will Improve Your Executive Job Search – Barbara Safani

What Your Cover Letter Should Look Like In 2018 – Kristen Bahler

Interviews

TOP The Two Questions You Must Ask Every Job Candidate – Lou Adler

Why You Should Be Hired Instead Of Other Applicants – Alison Doyle

How To Write A Thank You Email After An Interview (+10 Examples) – Michael Tomaszewski

Interviews Are Like Dates, So Ask Yourself: ’Are They Right For Me?’ – Angela Copeland

Transferable Skills

TOP Transferable Skills Guide: Identifying Your Transferable Skills – Kayla Strickland

How To Communicate With People Who Disagree With You – Michael Grothaus

Job Hunting With Limited Work Experience – Jodi Tingling

What Are Analytical Skills And Why Are They Important In Your Job? – Kaila Kea

Academic Blues

TOP My Second Life As A High School Teacher – William H. Waller

4 Things To Do When Your Manager Treats You Like A Ghost – Jane Burnett

Cristina Lo Celso: Career-Changing Encounters – David Payne

How To Tackle Loneliness At University – Thom Brown

Industry Positions

TOP The Most Common Mistakes In Project Management – And How To Avoid Them – Susanne Madsen

2 Easy Ways To Expand Your Role (Without Overstepping Your Boundaries) Christopher Taylor

The 7 Best Life Science Companies To Work For In 2018 – Mark Terry

A Day In Life Of A CRA *(Clinical Research Associate) – Manjiri Joshi

Business Acumen

TOP Making Sense Of Corporate Venture Capital – Ziad Awad

Transforming The Culture Of Managing Working Capital – Michael Birshan, Matt Stone, and Michael Park

Company Culture- The Key To Success Is Finding Your Fit – Bitsy Norwood

Where Modern Macroeconomics Went Wrong – Joseph E. Stiglitz

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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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Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

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Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

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