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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 16th, 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

*12 Careers For Life Scientists Outside Of The Lab* – Mark Terry


TOP 10 Professional Networking Conversation Starters – Katherine Eion

The One Rule To Keep Every Conversation Going Naturally – Eloise Best

Networking And The Law Of Attraction – Nikki Vivian

The Art Of Networking And Why It’s Essential To Doing Business – Libby-Jane Charleston


TOP Here’s What The Perfect Resume Looks Like – Emily Moore

Advice For Listing Research Details On Your Resume – Lauren Celano

7 Creative Ways To Greatly Improve Your Resume – Tayyab Babar

How To Prepare Your Resume And LinkedIn Profile For A Career Transition – Irene McConnell


TOP The Best Answers To The 7 Worst Interview Questions – Katherine Eion

How To Schedule Job Interviews When You’re Working Full-Time – Liz Ryan

Science Has It: Do These 10 Things To Keep Calm Under Pressure – Robert Locke

6 Ways You May Have Fumbled When Answering “Why Is There A Gap In Your Resume?” – Caroline Gray

Transferable Skills

TOP 50 Soft Skills For Lifelong Happiness And Success – Craig J Todd

Effective Communication Skills: What Are They And How To Improve Them? – Alejandra Salazar

The Leadership Skill Everybody Needs — And 90% Of Managers Lack – Liz Ryan

The Secret To Being Persuasive At Work (And Anywhere) – Ariella Coombs  

Academic Blues

TOP Reprogramming My Career – Charmaine Tam

Extraordinary And Poor – Peng Yuan

The Challenges Of Reproducible Research – Sharon Johnatty

Cambridge Researchers Fight Back Against ‘Bad Science’ – Sophie Shennan

Industry Positions

TOP 12 Careers For Life Scientists Outside Of The Lab – Mark Terry

Unhappy With Your Career? Here’s The Only Question You Need To Ask Yourself – Jessica Stillman

Advance Your Scientific Career By Working For A Contract Research Organization – Harvey Yau

How To Become A Science Entrepreneur – Manisha Lalloo

Business Acumen

TOP Characteristics Of A Public Company – Jeremy Bradley

Consumers Don’t Find Pharma All That Innovative Now, But There’s Hope For The Future – Beth Snyder Bulik

What Is Brand Building And Why Is It Important? – Udit Madaan

When The Boss Wants You To Do Something Unethical – Daniel Victor

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.