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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 26, 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

*You Have 6 Seconds To Grab A Recruiter’s Attention — Here’s How To Do It* – Lily Zhang


*TOP* How Women Can Succeed In Networking Authentically – Henna Inam

Networking Necessities, Niceties, And No-Nos – Jon Turino

7 Best Ways To Customize A “Connection Request” – J T O’Donell

7 Easy Ways To Make A New Networking Contact Every Single Day This Week – Lily Herman


*TOP* You Have 6 Seconds To Grab A Recruiter’s Attention — Here’s How To Do It – Lily Zhang

3 Of The BIGGEST Resume Mistakes – Annette Richmond

Everybody Lies. Are You A CV Cheat? – Mark Gardiner


*TOP* Acing Informal Interviews – Stephanie K Eberle

How To Answer, “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?” During A Job Interview  – Amanda Augustine

10 Essential Steps To Take Before A Job Interview – Laura Marie Meyers

How To Stay Cool And Collected When Your Interviewer Is Being A Jerk – Caris Thetford

Top Screwing Up Your Job Search In These 10 Ways – Susan Adams

Transferable Skills

*TOP* 9 Habits of Profoundly Influential People – Dr. Travis Bradberry

The Best Way To Build Your Personal Brand – Dustin McKissen

Management For Scientists: Seeking Feedback – Joanne Kamens

Academic Blues

*TOP* Three Simple Tips To Survive Grant Writing – Jessica Breland

4 Tips To Finish Your Thesis Even If You Have Crippling Writers Block – Scott Rank

It’s Time For Academic Writing To Evolve – A Professor Explains Why And How – Lucy Goodchild van Hilten

Challenges Faced By Postdoctoral Researchers In The US & The UK – Sneha Kulkarni

3 Ways to Motivate Yourself When You Just Want To Quit – Dixie Gillaspie

Industry Positions

*TOP* How To Find A Startup Worth Working For – Sam Debrule

Are You Getting Paid What You Deserve – Michelle Kruse

Look Beyond Academia To Find Jobs With A Science Ph.D. – Elizabeth Gardner

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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.