Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 5, 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

*PhDs Are Switching Into Careers Outside Academia* – Chris Humphrey

Networking

*TOP* 5 (Very Fixable) Reasons Your Email Isn’t Getting The Answer You Wanted – Lily Herman

How To Turn Networking Tasks Into Habits That Pays Off – Lisa Rangel

How To Introduce Yourself In A Way That’ll Make People Care Who You Are – Lisa B. Marshall

CVs/Resumes

*TOP* How To Generate More Interviews With Your Resume – Anish Majumdar

Difference Between CV and Resume – Surbhi S.

CV Secrets: How To Really Impress An Employer – David Shindler

How To Tweak Your Resume To Prove You’re The Perfect Fit – Aja Frost

Interviews

*TOP* 5 Reasons You’re Getting Knocked Out In The First Round Of Interviews (And How To Stop) – Jenny Foss

Five Ways To Tell If You Are Acing Your Job Interview From Your Interviewer’s Body Language – Robert Phipps

How To Explain A Big Gap On Your Resume -Tim Collins

How Should I Deal With Job Interview Nerves? – Casey Fleischmann

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Transferable Skills: Beyond The Bench – Diana Cai

Soft Skills That Can Boost Your Career – Dana Manciagli

Academic Blues

*TOP* PhDs Are Switching Into Careers Outside Academia – Chris Humphrey

Got A PhD In Science? Now What? – Tim Nielsen

5 Secrets to Surviving And Progressing In A PhD Program – Aijaz A Shaikh

Managing The Sluff – Inger Mewburn

Industry Positions

*TOP* 5 Biotech Trends To Watch in 2015Mark Fidelman

3 Things to Consider Before Accepting A Job OfferRobin Reshawn

Putting The Pieces Together: From A PhD to Consulting – Elisa Porfilio

What’s A Data Scientist And How Do I Become One? – Bhoopathi Rapolu

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Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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