Skip to content

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

To learn more about transitioning into industry, including instant access to our exclusive training videos, case studies, industry insider documents, transition plan, and private online network, get on the wait list for the Cheeky Scientist Association.


Modern Flow Cytometry

The commercial innovations of flow cytometry have had an important impact on how researchers conduct experiments. This book provides instructions and guidelines for performing successful ...

Advanced Topics In 4-10 Color Compensation

All the advanced color compensation tips you need to greatly improve the quality of your cytometry experiments. This eBook covers critical items in fluorescence compensation, ...

Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...