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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 30th, 2017)

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

*Leadership And Strategic Innovation In Pharma* – Flemming Ørnskov, Martin Dewhurst and Andy West


TOP The Secret To Networking When You Don’t Have Any Time – Ariella Coombs

6 Steps To Network Your Way To A Better Job – Alison DeNisco

Networking Tips & Conversation Starters For Introverts – Claire Crowther

6 Tips To Master Networking – Priscilla Aceves


TOP 6 Simple But Effective Ways To Make Your CV Stand Out – Andrew Ladommatos

The Issue With Soft Skills And Your Resume – Jessica Hernandez

10 Useless Buzzwords You Shouldn’t Use On A Resume In 2017 – Sam Becker

Tips For Writing Your First Resume – Alison Doyle


TOP Is It Presumptive To Ask About Raises In A Job Interview? – Sarah Greesonbach

How To Answer The Tricky Salary Question In A Job Interview – Sheiresa Ngo

3 Areas To Prep For Common Behavioral Interview Questions – Andy Ku

10 Things NOT To Do In Your Interview – Ronnie Ann

Transferable Skills

TOP Beyond Qualifications – Recognising The Value Of Transferable Skills – Andrew Merrell

Transferable Skills: What Are Scientists Good At (Other Than Science)? – Jack Leeming

Project Manager Skills List And Examples – Alison Doyle

The Skill That Most People Don’t Have: Active Listening – Lilian Tang

Academic Blues

TOP ‘What Jobs Can I Do With My Degree?’ – A Practical Exercise – Chris Humphrey

Where Are All The Outstanding Female Researchers? – Nicole Neuman

Another Tenure-Track Scientist Bites The Dust – Adam Ruben

Universities Need To Plan For A Dark Future If Academics Prefer Their Own Plan B – Ruth Barcan

Industry Positions

TOP 4 Surprising Ways A Lateral Move Can Benefit Your Career – Avery Augustine

From Bedside To Biotech: Why I Left The Practice Of Medicine To Make Medicines – David Schenkein

Biotech Employers: Finding The Best Fit – Sean Maden

5 Major Mistakes That Can Derail Your Salary Negotiations – Áine Cain and Rachel Gillett

Business Acumen

TOP Leadership And Strategic Innovation In Pharma – Flemming Ørnskov, Martin Dewhurst and Andy West

Stop Using The Excuse “Organizational Change Is Hard” – Nick Tasler

Merge To Grow: Realizing The Full Commercial Potential Of Your Merger – John Chartier, Cristina Ferrer, Alex Liu, and Rui Silva

How Data Is Helping To Upgrade Healthcare And Pharma Innovation – George Beall

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.