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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 10th, 2016)

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

*Exactly What To Do After Someone Visits Your LinkedIn Profile* – Kat Boogaard


TOP Exactly What To Do After Someone Visits Your LinkedIn Profile – Kat Boogaard

LinkedIn Opportunity: Is Someone Knocking On Your Door? – Wayne Breitbarth

The Best Networking Tips From Top Industry Influencers – Austin Duck

The 15-Minute Method To Writing An Unforgettable Elevator SpeechKathryn Minshew


TOP 22 Resume Tips You MUST Follow To Score That Job – Elizabeth Becker

20 Resume Tips That Will Help You Get A Job – Chris Leitch

How To Write A Killer Cover Letter For A Postdoctoral Position – Bill Sullivan

26 Common Resume Mistakes That Will Lose You The Job Aaron Lawrence


TOP How To Avoid Giving The Worst Answer To The Job Interview Question ‘What Is Your Greatest Weakness?’ – Richard Feloni

‘Get The Job Offer – You Can Always Turn It Down’ – Liz Ryan

The Interviewing Process – Joyce Knudsen

Here’s The Secret To Using Your Interview Anxiety To Your Advantage – April Starcadder

Transferable Skills

TOP The Importance Of Scientific Management – Stephanie K. Eberle

What Readers Want From Science Blogs – Beryl Lieff Benderly

You’re Handling Job-Hunt Rejections All Wrong – Martha C. White

The 6 Things You Should Never Sacrifice For Your Job—No Matter What – Travis Bradberry

Academic Blues

TOP The Tyranny Of The Awesome Supervisor – Dr Catherine Ayers

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure – Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan

The Road Ahead For Life Science PhDs – Dr. Debjyoti Dhar

Postdoc Mysteries – Beryl Lieff Benderly

Industry Positions

TOP How To Compete For Freelance And Permanent Jobs At the Same Time – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

10 Tips For Finding A Job That Will Make You Happy – Craig Cincotta

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty When You Change Your Mind About What You Want To Do – Kat Boogaard

How To Search For A New Job – Adam Moore

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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.