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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 1st, 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

*PhD Skills That Landed Me My Corporate Job!* – Shoa Naqvi

Networking

TOP Successful Networking Is All About Having The Right Energy – David Meltzer

The Beginners Guide To Professional Networking In 2018 – Joey Marrone

Finding The Information You Need – Victoria McGovern

How To Send A Follow-Up Email After No Response – Jeff Hoffman

CVs/Resumes

TOP Tips For Editing And Proofreading Your Resume – Alison Doyle

You Have A New Job. Here’s What To Put On Your LinkedIn Profile – Donna Serdula

7 Creative LinkedIn Summary Examples To Help You Craft Your Own – Aja Frost

How Do I Mention Relocation In My Cover Letter? – Amanda Augustine

Interviews

TOP How To Answer Competency Based Interview Questions – David Khadi

Tell Me Something About Yourself That’s Not On Your Resume – Alison Doyle

Use This Email Template To Reschedule A Job Interview (Without Destroying Your Chances) – Kat Boogaard

What’s The Protocol For Thank-You Notes In Job Interviews? – Greg Giangrande

Transferable Skills

TOP 6 Soft Skills Every Professional Needs – Debra Auerbach

Cultural Competence For Working Relationships – Winston Sieck

Can Being Overconfident Make You A Better Leader? – Kenny Phua, T. Mandy Tham and Chishen Wei

Academic Blues

TOP Not Hell! Being An Academic In A Non-Academic Job – Anna Gasperini

Recommendation Letter Writer’s Block – Adam Ruben

How To Mentor Undergraduates As A Postgraduate, And Why It’s Important – Jenn Summers

A Disenchanted Academe – Douglas Dowland

Industry Positions

TOP PhD Skills That Landed Me My Corporate Job! – Shoa Naqvi

I Just Got The Job! 3 Ways To Show Your Leadership Skills And Grow In Your New Role – Porschia Parker

AI In Life Sciences Trends And Terms That Executives Need To Know – Raghav Bharadwaj

Hiring For The Win: 3 Things You Should Keep In Mind If You Want To Build The A-Team – Sabri Suby

Business Acumen

TOP How Marketers Can Connect Profit And Purpose – Mark Bonchek and Cara France

Understanding Profit Metrics: Gross, Operating And Net Profits – Daniel Kurt

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious – Steve Denning

What Merger And Acquisition (M&A) Firms Do – Prableen Bajpai

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