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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 24th, 2016)

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

*Getting Past The First Cut With A Résumé That Grabs Digital Eyes* – Rob Walker


TOP LinkedIn Netiquette 101 – Shelly Elsliger

11 Smart Phrases To Use At Networking Events – Lolly Daskal

6 Things Recruiters Look For In Your LinkedIn Profile – John Patrick Pullen

Here’s What To Do When Someone Visits Your LinkedIn Profile (Besides Stalk Back) – Kat Boogaard


TOP Getting Past The First Cut With A Résumé That Grabs Digital Eyes – Rob Walker

4 Ways To Make Sure Your Resume Is Selling You As The One For the Job – Katie Douthwaite Wolf

9 Too Common Job Application Mistakes – Levo League

The Ultimate Job Seeker’s Guide To LinkedIn – John Patrick Pullen


TOP 5 Clutch Questions To Ask When A Job Interview Starts Heading South – Lily Herman

3 Impressive Questions You Should Ask At The Beginning Of A Job Interview – Jacquelyn Smith

The Fatal Job Interview Mistake You Won’t Realize You’re Making – Liz Ryan

3 Surprising Phone Interview Tips – Peggy McKee

Transferable Skills

TOP Stop Asking Yourself “What’s My Passion?” And Start Asking This Instead – Lily Zhang

5 Ways To Stop Worrying About What Everyone Thinks Of You – Marc Chernoff

How Great Leaders Manage Their Time – Rebecca Newton

7 Bad Speaking Habits That Turn People Off Immediately – Richard Feloni

Academic Blues

TOP Back To The Thesis – Kerri Smith and Noah Baker

Balance – Can Scientists Really Have Work-Life Balance? – Judith M Reichel

Keep It Moving – Soeren-Peter Olesen

Ten Tips That Will Help You Build Your Academic Reputation – Robert MacIntosh

Industry Positions

TOP Applying The 80-20 Rule To Your Job Search – David G. Jensen

Apply For Your Dream Job, Even If You Don’t Match The Criteria – Becky Mossman

Job Hunting? 5 Red Flags That Tell You A Job Sucks – Nikelle Murphy

4 Types of Networkers You Never, Ever Want To Be – April Starcadder

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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.