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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 19, 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

*Why Professors Do Not Train You For The Non-Academic Job Market- And How To Handle It* – Sven Hendrix


*TOP* Brand You Developing Your Online Social Presence – Amara Anyogu

3 Tips On Surviving A Networking Event – Kristen Burke

5 Tips For Getting More Out Of Your Next Networking Event – Kelly McClellan

Networking For Dummies (SlideShare) – Maureen O’Connell


*TOP* The Only Cover Letter Template You’ll Need – Aja Frost

7 Things To Remove From Your Resume  – Jenny Foss

Top 7 Resume Trends For 2015Jessica Holbrook Hernandez


*TOP* My Top 5 Killer Interview Questions – James Caan

Body Language: 5 Techniques To Use While Interviewing – Deborah Ryan

The 3 Questions One CEO Hopes To Hear From Everyone He Interviews – But Hardly Ever Does – Jacquelyn Smith

Job Seekers: How To Respond To Bizarre Job Interview Questions – Lisa Quast

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Transferable Skills: Seek Development Opportunities – Julie Gould

The Backup Plan – Thomas Magaldi

10 Unusual Ways To Be Exceptionally Productive – Jeff Haden

5 Ways To Jumpstart Your Non Academic Job Search – Elaine To

Academic Blues

*TOP* Why Professors Do Not Train You For The Non-Academic Job Market- And How To Handle It – Sven Hendrix

The 1% Career Advice That’s Actually Useful – Chandra Kalle

10 Ways To Make Your Phd Experience Easier And More Enjoyable – Andy Greenspon

Industry Positions

*TOP* 19 Shortcuts Only The Smartest Job Seekers Know – Bernard Marr

Basic Tips For Clueless Job Seekers – Bruce Kasanoff

Explaining Your Transition – Sandlin Seguin, Ph.D.

The Top 10 Biotech Companies In The U.S. – Matthew Herper

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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.