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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 26th 2019)

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

Networking

TOP How To Build A Diverse Network – Why You Should And How To Do It | Networking For Success Series – Lin Grensing-Pophal

20 Business Networking Strategies for Entrepreneurs – Caroline Goldstein

Networking Tips for People Who Don’t Network – Brandon Wu

Introverted? Read These 9 Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Hate Networking (But Love Doing Business) – Meg Nanson

CVs/Resumes

TOP What Should You Include On Your Personal Resume (CV) Website? – Brenda Barron

3 Ways To Drum Up New Career Opportunities On LinkedIn – Anish Majumdar

90-Day Career Diet: Addressing The ‘Dreaded Resume’ – Gary Burnison

How To Upgrade Your Cv For A Manager Position – Amanda Augustine

Interviews

TOP How To Answer The 6 Toughest Job Interview Questions – Beth Luberecki

Use The STAR Method To Answer Any Interview Question –  Kate Lopaze

How To Ace A Job Interview: What To Wear, What To Bring And Other Tips – Susannah Snider

HOW TO ANSWER – Why Did You Leave Your Last Job? Anastasia

Transferable Skills

TOP The Best Leaders Aren’t Afraid To Ask For Help – Peter Bregman

Start The Reskilling Revolution Without Me: Future Of Work Trends And Soft Data On Soft Skills – George Anadiotis

15 Soft Skills You Need To Succeed When Entering The Workforce – Forbes Coaches Council

6 Soft Skills Even the Most Technical Employees Need – John Rampton

Academic Blues

TOP My First Postdoc Position Was A Disaster. This Is What I Learned – Victor S. C. Wong

The 10,000 PhDs Project At The University of Toronto: Using Employment Outcome Data To Inform Graduate Education – Reinhart Reithmeier et al.

3 Tips to Go for Epic Goals and Networking – Maggie Sarfo

A Quick, Easy And Effective Way To Find A New Career Path – Kathleen Houlihan

Industry Positions

TOP The Rise Of The UX Writer – Emily Stevens

27 Amazing Data Science Books Every Data Scientist Should Read – Pranav Dar

Executive Coach: 7 Secrets To Finding Lasting Career Satisfaction – Blaire Briody

When To Turn Down A Promising Job Candidate – John Rampton

Business Acumen

TOP The Era Of “Move Fast And Break Things” Is Over – Hemant Taneja

3 Lessons In Building Commercial Acumen From CMOs Of Fast-Growth Companies – Nadia Cameron

You Won’t Make It In Business Without These 3 Communication Rules – Ilya Pozin

How To Boost Your Skills to Become a Successful Entrepreneur? – Ritesh PatilEmewulu

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BOOKS

Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

Learn how to build the perfect LinkedIn profile to attract hiring managers and recruiters. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven ...

Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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