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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 15th 2019)

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


TOP Effective Networking Requires Mastering These 5 Skills – John Boitnott

Voices In Tech: Why Networking Is Important For Women In Tech – Melissa Nicefaro

Try Any Of These 5 Strategies To Absolutely Crush Your Next Networking Event – Marcel Schwantes

Networking: Do’s, Don’ts And Why You Need To Just Do It – Kate Winston


TOP Examples Of Each Part Of A Resume – Alison Doyle

These 5 Resume Tips Could Mean Thousands More In Salary A Year – Jill Cornfield

10 Improvements You Can Make To Your Resume Right Now – Thursday Bram

7 Key Resume Factors That Can Increase Your Hireability Up to 140% – Jessica Holbrook Hernandez


TOP Why And How To Send A Thank You Letter After A Job Interview – Rachel Montanez

9 Things You Should Never Do After A Job Interview – Kiely Kuligowski

5 Interview Tips For Winning Over Job Candidates – Terene Bell

Your Guide How To “Be Better” During Interviews – Art Markman

Transferable Skills

TOP 3 Simple Ways Businesses Can Boost Cultural Intelligence In The Workplace (And Why It’s Important) – Stacey Gordon

Forget Coding: The Ceo Of Linkedin Says Soft Skills Are The Most Important Thing Job Seekers Need To Have. Here’s How To Check If A Candidate Has Them – Tommy Mello

Students In Tech Say Soft Skills And The Arts Set Them Up For Success – Emily Tate

Leadership Traits That Transcend Gender – Carol Valone Mitchell and Rick Koonce

Academic Blues

TOP Indian Initiatives Aim To Break Science’s Language Barrier – Harini Barath

A Warning From Academic Underground Adjuncts And Contingent Faculty Beryl Lieff Benderly

Happiness And Academic Malpractice – Nicholas Wolfinger

Graduate Students Face Stress From Financial Pressures, Isolation – Ray Garcia

Industry Positions

TOP Python Developer, Data Scientist or DevOps: Which Tech Jobs Pay Best? Steve Ranger

At 90, E. O. Wilson Still Thrives On Being A Provocateur – Claudia Dreifus

Keep An Academic Reading Journal – Dustin Wax

Why There’s Never Been A Better Time To Become A Consultant (And 15 Insights For Success) – Elaine Biech

Business Acumen

TOP Scaling Culture In Fast-growing Companies– Jordana Valencia

Will AI Reduce Gender Bias In Hiring? – Tomas Chamorro-premuzic

More Than 25% Of U.S. Adults Almost Always Online: Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends Report – Jillain D’onfro

3 Warning Signs That Your Startup Isn’t Positioned To Secure Funding – Amber Colley


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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.
Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.