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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (July 9th, 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

*Career Success: Reframe Your Thinking* Karen Kaplan


TOP How To Get A Referral To Your Dream Job – Chris Ng

3 Quick Tricks To Networking For People Who Hate Networking – Kate Volman

You’re Not There Yet! Without Follow-Up Your Networking Is A Fail – Kit Pang

Networking Sucks, But You Can Make It Bearable – Julia Malacoff


TOP 10 Tips To Create An Effective Resume And Get Noticed – Craig Leland

Discussing Relocation In Your Resume & Cover Letter – Dana Leavy

This One Skill Can Get Your Resume To The Top Of The Pile – Sam Becker

Improve Your Resume With These Job Skills – Nancy Anderson


TOP On The Job Hunt, Always Question The Hiring Manager – Angela Copeland

The One Question You Should Never Answer In A Job Interview Catey Hill

8 Mistakes Smart People Never Make In Job Interviews – Lindsay Tigar

7 Things You Should Never Say In An Interview – Amanda Chatel

Transferable Skills

TOP Through Internships, Ph.D. Students Expand Their Skills And Explore Their Options – Elisabeth Pain

When Changing Careers, Highlight Transferable Skills – Kim Isaacs

Listening Is Becoming A Lost Art – Claire Jubb

10 Ways To Improve Your Time Management Skills – Rinkesh Kukreja

Academic Blues

TOP Career Success: Reframe Your Thinking – Karen Kaplan

Why You, As An Academic Researcher, Should Collaborate With Industry – Karlijn Bastiaansen

Valuing and Rewarding Intangible Activities In Academic Careers – Adriana Bankston

Is The Staggeringly Profitable Business Of Scientific Publishing Bad For Science? – Stephen Buranyi

Industry Positions

TOP Reinventing The Role Of Medical Affairs – Loic Plantevin, Christoph Schlegel and Maria Gordian

‘Alternative Career Pathways After Your PhD’ – Chris Humphrey

5 Questions Everyone Needs to Ask Before Jumping Into Startup Life – Peter Guagenti

What To Ask For When A Company Won’t Budge On Salary, According To Negotiation Coaches – Stacey Lastoe

Business Acumen

TOP What Is A Corporation? – Stephen D. Froikin

Difference Between Public & Privately Held Companies – James Green

Startup Funding: What You Should Know – Patrick Reinhart

Giving Away Startup Ownership: How Much Is Too Much? – Dave Schools

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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.