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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 23rd, 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

*Building Skills For Career Success While In Academia* – Lauren Celano


TOP 8 Networking Strategies You Haven’t Thought Of Yet – Anna Davies

12 New Networking Rules You’ll Need To Land That Dream Job – Rachel Sokol

Six Steps To Find A Job Through Networking For New Graduates – Ivan Misner

Email Is Great But Face-to-Face Meetings Are 34 Times More Successful – John Rampton


TOP How Long Is Too Long For A Resume – Ariella Coombs

Ask A Resume Writer: Am I Trying Too Hard? – Anish Majumdar

This Cover Letter Checklist Can Help You Show Off Your Personality Without Overdoing It – Sara McCord

13 Things To Never Put On Your Resume – Selena Maranjian


TOP 12 Job Interview Skills You Can’t Afford To Ignore – Áine Cain

How To Ask About Promotions In A Job Interview Without Sounding Arrogant – Sarah Greesonbach

5 Signs You’re Not Prepared For A Job Interview And How To Fix It – Jessica Holbrook Hernandez

9 Questions To Ask In A Job Interview That Make You Look Smart – Rachel Gillett and Áine Cain

Transferable Skills

TOP Building Skills For Career Success While In Academia – Lauren Celano

You Can Speak More Powerfully Without Ever Raising Your Voice – Anett Grant

4 Interpersonal Skills That Can Enhance Your Company’s Bottom Line – Patricia Thompson

The Soft Skills That Successful Students Need – Samuel Gordon

Academic Blues

TOP Do I Have To Move Up The Ladder? – Tseen Khoo

A Novel Look At Graduate School –  Beryl Lieff Benderly

Common Misconceptions About Submitting A Manuscript – Annemarie Tompsen

Many Postdocs Face Challenges Securing Parental Leave, New Report Highlights – Maggie Kuo

Industry Positions

TOP Decoding The Biotech Job Listing Part 1: “Good Communication”, Collaboration, And Coevolution – Sean Maden

24 Career Experts Answer The Question “How To Find The Best Career For Me?” – Noel Griffith

Job Searching? What You Need To Know About Today’s Market – Jeanna McGinnis

How To Negotiate, Accept, Or Decline A Job Offer – Alison Doyle

Business Acumen

TOP What Talent Management Can Do To Shape Next-Generation Pharma Leaders – Mary Meaney

Pharmaceutical Innovation In Europe: Unlocking The Value Of Science – Stefan Oschmann

The 10 Things NOT To Do When Pitching A Venture Capitalist – Sallie Krawcheck

How To Handle A Disagreement On Your Team – Jeanne Brett and Stephen B. Goldberg

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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.