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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 29th, 2018)

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

*Getting Your Foot In The Door – Paving The Path Towards Medical Writing* – Clare (Chi-Chih) Chang

Networking

TOP Types Of Networking Events And Their Benefits – Claire Motz

How I Got 7 Job Offers In 8 Weeks (Part 1: Please Interview Me?) – Moriah Rahamim

9 Ways How Solopreneurs Can Do Better At Networking Events – Piyuesh Modi

How To: 4 Ways To Update Your LinkedIn Status – Hannah Morgan

CVs/Resumes

TOP Tips On Resume Writing, Job Search, Personal Branding And Career Success By HR-Recruitment Professional – Tanmoy Ray

5 Steps To Crafting A Resume When Changing Careers – Carrie Maldonado

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Media Rich – Hannah Morgan

6 Phrases (And 6 Words) You Should Never Include In A Cover Letter – Jennifer Parris

Interviews

TOP How Asking Follow Up Questions Can Make You A Better Prospect For That Job – Vasundhara Sawhney

3 Tips For Answering Behavioral Interview Questions – Jane Burnett

How Do I Answer Interview Questions About My Previous Job? – Amanda Augustine

3 Things You Should Never Do After A Job Interview – Sammi Caramela

Transferable Skills

TOP When Solving Problems, Think About What You Could Do, Not What You Should Do – Francesca Gino

Writing As A Scientist: A Skill For Life – Gaia Cantelli

5 Simple Strategies That Will Help You Be A Better Leader Today – John Eades

Why Organizing A Scientific Conference Can Produce Huge Benefits – Francesco Sciortino

Academic Blues

TOP New Analysis Of Funding Trends Offers Encouraging News For Female Investigators‒With Caveats – Michael Price

Taking Criticism While Privileged – Pamela Oliver

What’s The Way Forward To Reform Graduate Training? – Beryl Lieff Benderly

Why Scientists Should Communicate Hope Whilst Avoiding Hype – Eileen Parkes

Industry Positions

TOP Getting Your Foot In The Door – Paving The Path Towards Medical Writing – Clare (Chi-Chih) Chang

What It’s Like To Search For Jobs Outside Academe – Erin Bartram

The Complete Guide To Getting A Job In A New Industry – Alex Shteingardt

3 Things Every PhD Needs To Know About Getting A Job Outside Academia – Kristine Lodge

Business Acumen

TOP A Guide To Venture Capital Financings For Startups – Mike Sullivan and Richard D. Harroch

The Anatomy Of Effective KPIs – Michael Schrage

How To Calculate Net Present Value (NPV) In Excel – Prince-Yildar Agbo

Task Shifting Could Help Lower Costs In U.S. Health Care – Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to 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 is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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