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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 8th, 2017)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

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

*Forget Networking: Become A Connector* – Nili Zaharony


TOP Forget Networking: Become A Connector – Nili Zaharony

LinkedIn Etiquette Mistakes: 5 Blunders You Should Never Make – Russell Ward

Guilt-Free Networking: Is It Possible?  Allison Cho

DIY Career Networking For University Students – Dave G. Mumby


TOP Making A Resume ATS Friendly – Marcy Travis

What Are You Doing To Ensure Your Resume Delivers The Most Impact? – Audrey McSherry

Top 5 Resume Trends In 2017 – Jessica Holbrook Hernandez

How To Create A Kick-Ass Resume That You Can Send To Anyone Who Asks For It – Sara McCord


TOP To Get Hired Avoid Asking These Painfully Awkward Questions In The Interview – John White

7 Body Language Mistakes To Avoid In A Job Interview – Megan Elliott

No Interviews? Stop Applying For Jobs And Speak To The Hiring Manager – Natalie Severt

Six Tricks To Use In Your Next Job Interview – Roxy de Villiers

Transferable Skills

TOP Think Strategically About Your Career Development – Dorie Clark

Strategic Portrayal Of Transferable Job Skills Is A Vital Job-Search Technique – Katharine Hansen Ph.D.

What’s Your Superpower? – Thomas Koulopoulos

The Best Writing Advice Of 2016 – Joe Fassler

Academic Blues

TOP Former PhD Students Reflect On Why They Jumped Ship – Sydni Dunn

Back To Basics: Cracking An Academic Interview – Mit Bhavsar

Leaping Over The Hurdles Of Procrastination – Amanda Shaver

How To Build Self-Confidence After A Bad Month: 8 Helpful Tips – Amanda Zantal-Wiener

Industry Positions

TOP Transitioning Out Of The Lab: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do – Kristen Haberthur

How To Transition To A Biotech Startup After Your PhD – Caitlin Grzeskowiak

From Microbiology To Childrenswear – Helen Yard

Job Search Success: Pay More Attention To Good Cultural Fit – Hannah Morgan

Business Acumen

TOP 5 Major Trends That Shaped Biopharma’s 2016 – Sy Mukherjee

Five ‘Big Idea’ Biotech Trends To Watch In 2017 – Luke Timmerman

7 Effective Ways To Establish Transparency In Your Business And Why It’s Important – Rhett Power

What We Learned About Management In 2016, In 19 Charts – Gretchen Gavett

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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.