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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 31st, 2016)

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

*So Many Research Scientists, So Few Openings As Professors* – Gina Kolata


TOP 8 Tips On Selling Yourself To Influential People – Christina Desmarais

These Are The Most Important People In Your Network At Each Stage Of Your Career – Rich Bellis

3 Job Search ‘Shortcuts’ That’ll Only Make The Process Take Longer – Jenni Maier

How To Get A Job Using LinkedIn – Sean Mac Fhearraigh


TOP The Rise Of The Mobile Resume – Caileen Kehayas

Tips For Writing A Great Professional Bio – Patrick Sitkins

Want A Job? Here’s Some Conflicting Advice! – Adam Ruben

A Career Expert Reveals 2 Quick Fixes That Will Instantly Boost Your Resume – Aine Cain


TOP A Common Interview Question About Money Is A Trap – Richard Feloni

How To Answer 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions – Peggy McKee

Career Lingo: ‘You Did Great!’ – David D. Perlmutter

14 Tricks For Making A Great First Impression With The Hiring Manager – Jacquelyn Smith

Transferable Skills

TOP Here’s Why Every Job Seeker Needs A Personal Website — And What It Should Include – Jacquelyn Smith

Personality Traits Of A Successful Scientist – Holly Soutter

5 Ways To Experience Flow And Get Crazy Productive – Travis Bradberry

Volunteer Experience: Impressing Employers With New Skills – James Hu

Academic Blues

TOP So Many Research Scientists, So Few Openings As Professors – Gina Kolata

Why Don’t Young Scientists Get More Grants? Often They Don’t Apply – Paul Basken

What’s In A Name? Introducing Yourself In Academia – Marta Natalia Wroblewska

How To Survive A Job You Hate (But Can’t Leave – Yet) – Natasha Stanley

Industry Positions

TOP The Role Of A Scientist In Biotech Evolves With The Sector – Bernadette Gallagher

How To Become A Successful Freelancer – Amy Gallo

Your Dream Job Will Become Real When You Stand Up And Get Noticed – Chelsea Berler

3 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job – Arnie Fertig

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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.