Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 18th, 2017)

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 “New Normal”: Adapting Doctoral Trainee Career Preparation For Broad Career Paths In Science* – Rebekah St. Clair

Networking

TOP Boost Your Job Search Networking Prowess With A Personal Marketing Plan – Steven Watson

The A-Z Of Networking: G is for… – Andy Lopata

10 Ways To Connect With Absolutely Anyone You Meet – Deep Patel

CVs/Resumes

TOP How To Write A Resume: The Ultimate Checklist Of Resume Tips – Corey Wainwright

Consultant Cover Letter Example – Alison Doyle

5 Winning Tips For A Killer Cover Letter – Peter Economy

The Printed Resume Vs. The Online Profile: Why You Still Need Both – Michael Klazema

Interviews

TOP 3 Mistakes You Didn’t Realize You Were Making In The Final Round Interview – Don Raskin

How To Answer One Of The Most Awkward Job Interview Questions You’ll Be Asked – Lisa McGreevy

5 Reasons You Almost Got Called In For The Interview—But Didn’t – Jenni Maier

Four Things You Should Never Say During A Job Interview – Fatima Rassool

Transferable Skills

TOP Four Skills You Can Transfer To A Healthcare Career – Megan Malugani

PhD Student Pioneers Storytelling Strategies For Science Communication – Tianyi Dong

How To Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict – Joel Garfinkle

#1 Mistake People Make During Presentations – Ariella Coombs

Academic Blues

TOP The “New Normal”: Adapting Doctoral Trainee Career Preparation For Broad Career Paths In Science – Rebekah St. Clair

GREs Don’t Predict Grad School Success. What Does? – Beryl Lieff Benderly

Experiments, Lots Of Experiments – Derek Lowe

Why It Might Be A Good Time To Start A Career In Science – Maggie Kuo

Industry Positions

TOP What Does A Product Manager Do? – Jenell Talley

Should I Tell My Boss I Want A Different Job? – J. T. O’Donell

3 Realistic Ways To Stop Stressing About Work When You’re Not At The Office – Richard Moy

Marketing Yourself, Politics And Post-Truth – Jack Leeming

Business Acumen

TOP Doing Good To Feel Better: The Expanding Role Of Philanthropy In Drug Development – Ros Deegan

To Change Your Strategy, First Change How You Think – Mark Bonchek and Barry Libert

What’s Your Data Strategy? – Leandro DalleMule and Thomas H. Davenport

Why Is Business Ethics Important? – Melissa Horton

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Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and 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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