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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 27th 2019)

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


TOP 5 Types Of Networking Events Actually Worth Your Time – Kelly Ayres

How Thinking Like A Business Owner And Marketer Helps You Build A Successful Career – Brian Jones

How To Attend A Conference Without Feeling Overwhelmed – Suzan Bond

How To Demonstrate Your Worth In The Workplace – Porschia Parker


TOP Why You Should Write A Linkedin Article. And You Only Need One! – Victor Hallock

17 Résumé Writing Mistakes That Would Totally Horrify Hr Managers – Alex Daniel

How To Beat An Applicant Tracking System With Good Pass Rate? – Sawai Jangid

The Cover Letter That Will Get You A Job In A Bank – Sarah Butcher


TOP How To Answer ‘Why Are You Interested In This Position?’ In A Job InterviewAlison Green

Mistakes C-Suite Candidates Make In Job Interviews – The Online Recruitment Resource

A Step By Step Guide To The Msl Interview Process – Jasmine Wynne

The Biggest Mistakes Women Make When Negotiating Their Salary – Janice Gassam

Transferable Skills

TOP What Can Scientists Learn From Stand-up Comedy? – Adam Ruben

6 Effective Presentation Techniques Inspired By Marie Kondo – Lea Pica

Playing The Odds: Understanding The 6% Rule When Fundraising For Your Startup – Zach Ferres

Develop The Perfect Pitch To Launch A Start-Up Amber Dance

Academic Blues

TOP How To Tell Your Adviser You’re Pursuing A Nonacademic Career – Alaina G. Levine

What Not To Do In Graduate School – Buddini Karawdeniya

I Thought I Was Being ‘Blacklisted’ By University Colleagues, So I Demanded To See Their Emails – Dora B

India’s Colleges, Universities Need To Mind Students’ Mental Wellbeing Too Anoo Bhuyan

Industry Positions

TOP 4 Project Management Trends On The Horizon…Are You Ready? – Dana Brownlee

Taking Science From The Bench To Policy Change – Cambridge Network

This Graph Shows What It’s Actually Like To Be A Freelancer – Jared Lindzon

How Apprenticeships Can Help New Medical Writers Get Started – Kavita Garg

Business Acumen

TOP A Bird’s-eye View Of Clinical Trials Provides New Perspectives On Drug Research And Development – Spencer Phillips Hey

Trends In Healthcare Investments And Exits, Mid Year 2019 – Jonathan Norris & Dhruv K. Vig

Tips For Industry-Academia Collaboration Samantha Truex

The Working Woman’s Handbook – The New York Times

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.