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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


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


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


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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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.