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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 22nd, 2017)

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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

*What Can You Be With A PhD?* – Paul-André Genest


TOP By Students, For Students – Theresa Mercer

Tell The Story Of Your Life – David G. Jensen

3 Silicon Valley-Tested Tips For Introvert Networking Karl Moore

7 LinkedIn Alternatives For Job Seekers – Sammi Caramelay


TOP 6 Resume Tips To Help You Land Your Dream Job – Dan Scalco

Job Search Update: 7 Resume Trends You Need To Know In 2017 – Lisa Rangel

Job Applications: Under The Covers – Lesley Evans Ogden

How Often Should I Update My CV? – Nick Deligiannis


TOP 5 Interview Questions To Assess Emotional Intelligence – Karla Cook

Please Don’t Say These Things During Your Next Job Interview – Ariella Coombs

2017 Executive Job Interview Trends – Lisa Rangel

How To Nail Your Next Job Interview Presentation – Peter Khoury

Transferable Skills

TOP Career Expert: How Your Transferable Skills Can Help You Make Your Next Steps – Heather Livingston

Finding The Healthy Tension Between Being Confident And Collaborative – Lawrence Levy

What To Do When You’re Deeply Stuck In Your Job and Asking, “How Did I Get Here?” – James Altucher

Career Changers’ Most Powerful Resume And Cover-Letter Tool: Transferable Skills Maureen Crawford Hentz

Academic Blues

TOP How To Slam-Dunk A Revision – Joya Misra and Jennifer Lundquist

Taking My Own Advice: Self-Care In The Academe – Eva Lantsoght

Agents Of Change – Virginia Gewin

Hard Work Little Reward – Kendall Powell

Industry Positions

TOP What Can You Be With A PhD? – Paul-André Genest

More To Science: Working As A Clinical Scientist – Dana Berry

5 New Job Skills Employers Are Looking For In 2017 – Sam Becker  

Do You Have Transferable Skills Within The Life Science Industry? – Monique Ellis

Business Acumen

TOP 5 Key Leadership Principles For The Success Of Any Organization – Stan Silverman

5 Different Ways To Get The Real Scoop On A Company’s Culture – Jenny Foss

How Pharma Is Using Twitter To Connect With Patients – Lisa LaMotta

Why Did New Drug Approvals In The U.S. Plunge This Year? – Sy Mukherjee

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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.