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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 12, 2015)

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

 *How To Turn Failures Into Success In Graduate School And Beyond* – Dora Farkas


*TOP* 5 Networking Conversations You Should Avoid (If You Care About Your Reputation) – Jenni Maier

14 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know – Jacquelyn Smith and Rachel Sugar

Step-By-Step Guide For Building Your Personal Brand – Simon Brisk

How To Make More LinkedIn Connections & Grow Your Network Asher Elran


*TOP* How Do I Talk About [Topic] On My Resume – Anne Krook

How Can I Get A Hiring Manager’s Attention? – Liz Ryan

5 Reasons Why LinkedIn Users Still Need A Good Resume – Gayle Laakmann McDowell

4 Secrets To Building A Portfolio That’ll Make Everyone Want To Hire You – Aja Frost


*TOP* An Introvert’s Guide To Acing The InterviewCarrie Maldonado

7 Ways Persuasive Body Language Bolsters Business Presentations – Larry Alton

How To Overcome Your Interview Anxiety – Karen Rehn

7 Words You Should Never Use In An Interview – Rebecca Jones

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Using Research Skills Outside Of Academia – Nigel Peacock

Wanted In College Graduates: Tolerance For Ambiguity – Jeff Selingo

Why Emotionally Intelligent Are More Successful – Harvey Deutschendorf

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likeable Leaders – Dr. Travis Bradberry

Academic Blues

*TOP* How To Turn Failures Into Success In Graduate School And Beyond – Dora Farkas

Get Over The Guilt – Michael Matrone

Work/Life Balance: Take A Break – Emily Porter

6 PhD Productivity Tips To Have (And Manage) A Social Life – Norah Martin

Industry Positions

*TOP* The Secret Life Of A PhD Working For A Non-Profit – Maria Qadri

5 Entrepreneurial Rules To Live By – Steven Rosenbaum

A Different Kind Of Postdoc Experience – Beryl Lieff Benderly

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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.