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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 11th, 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

*The Top 5 Reasons People Don’t Make The Changes They Long For* – Kathy Caprino


TOP Are You Networking Right? Try The Offer-Contribution-Nurture Model To Be Sure – Aniisu K. Verghese

6 Networking Tips For Young Professionals – Danielle Theisen

Want To Network Like a Pro? Get Your Story Straight – Craig Wortman

Want To Get Better At Networking? Think Smaller – Jennifer Miller


TOP Smart Job Seekers Break These Ten Resume-Writing Rules – Liz Ryan

These Guys Review Hundreds Of Resumes And Say These 10 Things Matter – Sam Becker

Administration/Business Resume Examples – Alison Doyle

There Is One Word You Need On Your Resume Today – Jacob Passy


TOP Had A Job Interview But No Callback? Here’s What To Do Next Time – Christopher Mele

Change Your Thinking And Calm Your Interview Nerves – Jane McNeill

The Best Question To Ask If You Want To End The Interview On A Great Note – Caroline Liu

What You Need To Know To Ace Your Technical Interview – Emily Moore

Transferable Skills

TOP The Top 5 Reasons People Don’t Make The Changes They Long For – Kathy Caprino

Google’s CEO Doesn’t Use Bullet Points And Neither Should You – Carmine Gallo

What Are Transferable Skills? Can They Contribute To Career Success? – Terri Williams

This Simple Formula Makes Highlighting Transferable Skills Easy – Sara McCord

Academic Blues

TOP Paths Of Glory – Ushma S. Neill

Yes, You Can Have A Life Outside The Lab – Maggie Kuo

Depression In Science – Chandradhish Ghosh

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Summer Meeting – Shawnna Buttery

Industry Positions

TOP So, You Want A Job In Venture Capital? – Ilan Regenbaum

Silicon Valley VCs Are Tripping Over Themselves To Hire Biotech Experts – Christina Farr

Finding And Landing The Right Internship In Science Writing – Rodrigo Pérez Ortega

How I Went From Working In A Lab To Landing A Startup Engineering Job – Stacey Lastoe

Business Acumen

TOP Is This The Golden Age of Entrepreneurialism? The Statistics Say No – Ben Schiller

Choosing Your Startup’s Competitive Strategy – Tomasz Tunguz

The Persistent Effect Of Initial Success: Evidence From Venture Capital – Ramana Nanda, Sampsa Samila, And Olav Sorenson

The Secret To A Good Referral Campaign – Beth Benjamin

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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.