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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 8th, 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

*There Are More Job Openings Than Unemployed* – Harry Dent

Networking

TOP The 1 Networking Rule 99 Percent Of People Are Afraid To Follow, But Should – Nicolas Cole

Why Networking Is Good For The World, And How To Do It Well – Nell Derick Debevoise

Networking Fundamentals – Ivan Misner

Looking For Job Via LinkedIn? Try These 4 Tips That Will Help Your Profile Shortlist – Vanita D’souza

CVs/Resumes

TOP Resume Keywords To Use: Step-By-Step Guide [25+ Examples & Tips] – Christian Eilers

Entry-Level Management Resume Example And Writing Tips – Alison Doyle

36 Words And Phrases You Should Never Include On Your Résumé – Rachel Gillett and Rachel Premack

6 Keys To Look For When Evaluating A Job Applicant’s Resume – David Finkel

Interviews

TOP What CEOs Look For: 5 Things You Must Do To Ace The Interview – Gary Burnison

How To Interview Your Interviewer – Shea Drake

What Is A Pre-Screening Interview? – Linda Emma

15 Managers Reveal The Interview Red Flags That Keep Them From Hiring Someone – Katie Warren

Transferable Skills

TOP Are “Soft Skills” Critical To The Future Of Work? – Nicole DuPuis

Most Important Employee Skills In The Workplace – Barbara Bean-Mellinger

How To Overcome A Bad Public Speaking Experience – Gary Genard

Time Is Money! 10 Time Management Tips From Highly Successful People – Thibaut Meurisse

Academic Blues

TOP How Could Universities And Funders Improve The Situation For Postdoctoral Scientists? – David Bogle

I Just Got A Permanent Academic Job – But I’m Not Celebrating – Anonymous Academic

Why We Need To Show Respect To All Types Of Doctors – Marrisa Joseph

The Cost Of A Career: A Letter To My Younger Self – Elise A. Kikis

Industry Positions

TOP There Are More Job Openings Than Unemployed – Harry Dent

Why Data Science Matters And How It Powers Business Value? – Avantika Monnappa

From Research Scientist To Industry Shaper: How Poshmark’s Co-Founder Learned To Embrace Risk – Jenna Abdou

Data Scientists Routinely Bring In 6-Figure Salaries, Buoyed By A Competitive Market – Naomi Eide

Business Acumen

TOP Company Culture Is Critical For Powerful Employees – Robert Cordray

Describe The Three Levels Of Strategy For A Single-Business Company – Tommy Charles

If Cash Is King, Why Doesn’t It Rule? – Liz Sweigart

Does Culture Really Matter In M&A? – Mark Tibergien

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Dr. Hankel has published 3X bestselling books and his latest book, The Power of a PhD, debuted on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list. 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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