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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 12th, 2016)

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

*28 Brilliant Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview* – Jacquelyn Smith


TOP How To Use LinkedIn To Connect With Alumni Who Help You In Your Job Search – Mimi Zheng

What Is Your Strategy To Stand Out On LinkedIn? – Tasha Sims

How I Was Able To Conquer My Shyness And Dominate Networking – Kyshira S. Moffett, MBA

The Best Questions To Ask At Networking Events – Elana Lyn Gross


TOP Skills Corner: Translating Your Duties To Impact – Jill Ozovek

Creating An Awesome R&D Resume – Ben Hillburn

Mind The Gap: How To Address Resume Employment Gaps – Brooklyn Resume Studio

The Free Resume Tool That’ll Trick People Into Thinking You Paid A Professional To Design It – Abby Wolfe


TOP 28 Brilliant Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview Jacquelyn Smith

21 Top Interview Questions for a Project Manager Job Teresa Holladay

How To Navigate A Screening Interview With HR Andy Sellers

Beware Of The Canned AnswerRobert Simon

Effective Job Interview Strategies – Asking Yourself The Right Questions Adam Forrester

Transferable Skills

TOP You Are Your Brand – Scott Berg

8 Ways to Measure Job Search Success – Hannah Morgan

7 Ways To Use The Power Of Powerless Communication – Susan Cain

The Price Women Leaders Pay For Assertiveness – And How To Minimize It – Melissa J. Williams

Academic Blues

TOP PhD Talk For Academic Transfer: Time Management Essentials For Researchers – Eva Lantsoght

How Working In Industry Is Different Than Academia – David M Giltner

How To Overcome The 5 Myths That Feed Thesis Stress – Dora Farkas, PhD

Do Yourself A Favor – Learn To Say ‘No’ – Helen Kara

Industry Positions

TOP The 6-8 Tactics For Being A Successful Equity Research Analyst – James Valentine

3 Emails Recruiters Send—And The Responses They Actually Want – Richard Moy

Serving Families With Science And Empathy – Elisabeth Pain

How To Know If Someone Is Ready To Be A Manager – Anna Ranieri

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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.