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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 22nd, 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

*How Silicon Valley Design Principles Can Help You Pick Your Post-Ph.D. Path* – Katie Langin

Networking

TOP How To Display The Ideal Body Language When Networking – Ivan Misner

5 Networking Secrets Every Young Person Should Know – Jenna Goudreau

4 Ways To Develop The People Skills You Need To Grow Your Business – Levi King

Laid Off? 4 Tips For Moving Past The Resume Gap – Dina Louie

CVs/Resumes

TOP The Best And Worst Things To Put In Your Cover Letter, According To 9 HR Experts – Paige Breaux

How To Write A Cover Letter In 8 Simple Steps (12+ Examples) – Michael Tomaszewski

36 Words And Phrases You Should Never Include On Your Résumé – Rachel Gillett and Rachel Premack

How To Write A Targeted Resume – Alison Doyle

Interviews

TOP 99 Percent Of Job Seekers Fail To Answer “Why Do You Want This Job” Correctly. Here’s Why –  J.T. O’Donnell

What Is Your Biggest Weakness? How To Tackle The Common Tricky Job Interview Question That Trips Candidates Up – Lee Boyce

The Best Ways To Ask For A Job – Jen Hubley Luckwaldt

Interview Tips You Can Use To Land Your Dream Job – Brian Tracy

Transferable Skills

TOP 3 Ways To Identify Cultural Differences On A Global Team – Art Markman

Learning In The Fourth Industrial Revolution – Jesse Martin

8 In-Demand Skills That Will Complement Any Resume – Megan Ruesink

Domain-Specific Knowledge: 1, Domain-Independent Skills: 0 – Mirjam Neelen and Paul A. Kirschner

Academic Blues

TOP Are We In A Mentoring Crisis? – Josh Fessel and Jen Heemstra

7 Advantages Of Having A Ph.D. Over Non-Ph.D. Candidates – Preety Suman

Done Is Better Than Perfect: Overcoming PhD Perfectionism – Atma Ivancevic

Broad Interests Reap Benefits For Science – Beth M. Adamowicz, Derrick Ho Yan Chong, Christopher Gutiérrez, et al.

Industry Positions

TOP How Silicon Valley Design Principles Can Help You Pick Your Post-Ph.D. Path – Katie Langin

4 Ways To Create A Learning Culture On Your Team – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Josh Bersin

Freelancers Are Winning The War For Talent – Jon Younger

UK Life Sciences On The Radar For Smart Investors – Paul Strouts

Business Acumen

TOP 5 Big Regulatory Changes That Could Affect Your Business – Adam C. Uzialko

Goodbye Structure; Hello Accountability – Jeanne Ross

Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, And Courageous – Peter Bregman

Winning The Social Media Marketing Game – Peter Minnium

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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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