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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 7th, 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

*The Professional Growth Opportunity You’re Overlooking Every Day* – Samir Goel

Networking

TOP The Professional Growth Opportunity You’re Overlooking Every Day – Samir Goel

Do You Really Introduce Yourself Outside Of Work? – Cathy Paper

How To Connect With Influencers, Thought Leaders And Decision Makers – Lewis Howes

Referral Coincidence – Ivan Misner

CVs/Resumes

TOP Resume Dos And Don’ts: 50+ Tips & Advice On Building Great Resumes – Christian Eilers

How To Make A Great Resume For A Mid-Level Professional – Amanda Augustine

4 Easy Ways To Improve Your Résumé That Sound Obvious — But Hardly Anyone Does – Mark Abadi

5 “Magic” Résumé Myths: Busted – Jeriann Watkins Ireland

Interviews

TOP Job Interview Questions About Your Career Goals – Alison Doyle

Never Go To A Job Interview Unprepared For This One Question – John Boitnott

These 4 Mind Tricks Will Help You Kill It At Job Interviews – Monica Torres

How To Highlight Your Talents In A Job Interview Without Showing Off – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Transferable Skills

TOP 3 Ways Soft Skills Can Enhance Your Career – Cary J. Green

Down The Rabbit Hole Of Public Engagement! – Michelle J. Smith

5 Skills A Part-Time Job Gives You For Life – Charlotte Whittaker

Presentation Skills: Use “How” And “Why” To Hook Your Audience – Stephanie Fulton

Academic Blues

TOP A Culture Of Career Transitions Support Is Needed For Grad Students – Kara Brisson-Boivin

Where The Grass Is Greener – Colleen Flaherty

Understanding Graduate Funding Can Be Taxing – Adam Ruben

The Data-Driven Review Of The Future – Matt Pavlovich

Industry Positions

TOP How To Build A Successful Team – Adam Bryant

Product Management Lessons From The Front Lines – Deb Liu

Take Your Biotech Career To The Next Level ‒ Break Into Biotech Sales – Karyn Mullins

Top 9 Venture Capital Interview Questions – David Kochanek

Business Acumen

TOP How To Identify The Right ‘Spans Of Control’ For Your Organization – Ashwin Acharya, Roni Lieber, Elizabeth Seem, and Tom Welchman

5 Biotechs Awaiting FDA Decisions In January 2018 – Mark Terry

7 Content Marketing Trends For 2018 – James A. Martin

Quantitative Analysis ‒ Quality Assured? – James Key, Bob Bartels, and Dinesh Kumareswaran

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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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