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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 5, 2015)

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

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


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

A Scientist’s Guide To Social Media – Chris Tachibana

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


*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


*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

Don’t Sink Your Interview Chances: 5 Mistakes You Maybe Be Making In Your Job Search – John Q.

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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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.