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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 13th 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 Internal Networking: How And Why Bring It Into Your Organization – Jessica Thiefels

How To Effectively Network As An Introvert – Vikrant Bhalodia

Networking Tips For People Who Hate Networking – Olivia Lazenby

9 Easy-to-remember Tips For Networking As An Introvert – Michael Geczi


TOP LinkedIn Profiles That Get Noticed – Zara Greenbaum

How To Format Your Cover Letter – Mollie Moric

How To Write A Killer Freelance Resume – Lindsay Van Thoen

Here’s An Example Of The Perfect Resume, According To Harvard Career Experts – Dustin Mckissen


TOP How To Show Culture Fit In An Interview – Emily Moore

10 Best Operations Manager Interview Questions And Answers – Chitra Reddy

Job-Interview Etiquette Isn’t Just For The Applicants – Sue Shellenbarger

8 Psychological Tricks To Help You Nail The Interview Of Your Dream Job – Holly Chavez

Transferable Skills

TOP Top 8 Soft Skills In UI/UX Design – Dawid Tomczyk

Skills, Not Job Titles, Are The New Metric For The Labour Market – Jian Lu

How To Improve Your Leadership Skills – Alexandra Yan

Equal Pay Battle: Women Score Again, Beating Men In 17 Of 19 Key Leadership Skills – Chris Westfall

Academic Blues

TOP I Went To Hire Ph.D.s At A Scholarly Meeting And Left Frustrated – Ben Dumbauld

Odds Are, Your Doctorate Will Not Prepare You For A Profession Outside Academe – L. Maren Wood

Student Debt, Political Depression And Eco-anxiety: Inside The Millennial Mind Mel Lee-smith

Immigration Plays Key Role In U.S. Sciences – Alex Keown

Industry Positions

TOP What’s The Difference Between A Data Engineer, A Data Analyst And A Data Scientist? – Sarah Butcher

How To Get Into Medical Sales: Career Path, Salary, And Jobs – Adrianne Bibby

6 Tips For Introverts Who Want To Succeed In Sales – Aaron Lee

How To Become A Data Scientist? – Taesun Yoo

Business Acumen

TOP How These Women Entrepreneurs Learned To Battle Impostor Syndrome – Kat Ambrose

12 Digital Health Mergers And Acquisitions From Q2 2019, Plus 5 IPOs – Jonah Comstock

Post-shire Buy, Takeda Investors Want Executives To Return Pay If Performance Lags – Angus Liu

Health Insurance 101 For Life Science Professionals – Porschia Parker


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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.