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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 15th, 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

*7 Steps To Rebrand Yourself For A Career Change* – Lisa Evans

Networking

TOP 8 Networking Tips For Introverts Paul Michael

Best Tips For Increasing Your Networking Effectiveness – Alex Freund

Tips For Navigating Awkward Networking Conversations – Gina Belli

How To Network Like A Pro At Conferences – Syed Balkhi

CVs/Resumes

TOP 52 Resume Tips To Transform Your Job Search – Jon Shields

Everything You Need To Know About Writing The Perfect Resume – Emily Moore

Your Cover Letter Should Include These 6 Elements – Amanda Clark

5 Red Flags To Look For In A Candidate’s CV – Andrew Fennel

Interviews

TOP 12 Tips For How To Succeed In A Job Interview – Jacob Share

How To Handle The Salary Question During Job Interviews – Kaitlin Pitsker

Be Careful About Answering These 5 Job Interview Questions – Jillian Kramer

The 12 Worst Things You Can Say And Do In A Job Interview – Bernard Marr

Transferable Skills

TOP Top 5 Employability Skills – Alison Doyle

Soft Skills: Five Top Skills That Recruiters Are Looking For – Sam Roberts

How To Successfully Make A Career Change, As Told By People Who Have Done It – Zara Hanawalt

Why Critical Thinking Is Important (& How To Improve It) – Deane Alban

Academic Blues

TOP We Must Confront The Culture Of Overwork To Tackle Academia’s Mental Health Crisis – Grace Krause

Harness The Power Of Groups To Beat The ‘PhD Blues’ – Karra Harrington

Around The World In 80 Jobs – Allison Perrigo

Why You Should Deposit Your Raw Data – Stephen Matheson

Industry Positions

TOP 7 Steps To Rebrand Yourself For A Career Change – Lisa Evans

Getting Back On Track After A Career Break – Louise Karim

The STEM Skills That Turn Engineers Into Entrepreneurs – Joachim Horn

8 Companies With Remote Editing Jobs You Can Do From Anywhere – Rachel Jay

Business Acumen

TOP Why Getting A PhD In Science Prepares You Well To Be A Start-Up Founder – Anna Powers

5 Attributes And Skills Millennial Entrepreneurs Need To Succeed In Business – Ahmed Raza

Why Is Financial Management So Important In Business? – Jim Woodruff

What Is Digital Marketing? – Lucy Alexander

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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 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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