Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 19th, 2016)

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

*Managing Up: An Industry Skill You Can Learn In Academia* – David G. Jensen

Networking

TOP This Networking Hack For Introverts Will Actually Make It Easier For Everyone – Melanie Curtin

23 Ways You Can Update Your LinkedIn And Make Yourself More Hireable – Abby Wolfe

Seeking Employment? Your Title On LinkedIn May Sabotage Your Job Search – Jessica Glazer

CVs/Resumes

TOP Anatomy Of A Job Ad – Julia McAnallen

Skills Corner: Translating Your Duties To Impact – Jill Ozovek

Does Your Resume Pass The 6-Second Test? – Amanda Augustine

The Importance of Resume Action Verbs – James Hu

Interviews

TOP Turn The Tables – Be The Interviewer, Not The Interviewee – Bob Patton

The Best Tips For Acing Your Job Interview – Joseph Gallivan

7 Signs You’re Slowing Down Your Job Search – Ariella Coombs

Why We Leave So Many Job Interviews Feeling Regretful – Amy Cuddy

Transferable Skills

TOP Managing Up: An Industry Skill You Can Learn In Academia – David G. Jensen

Critical Things Organized And Productive People Do Every Day – Dr. Travis Bradberry

How To Climb The Ladder Without Sacrificing Everything Else That Matters– Caris Thetford

10 Tips To Help You Identify If It’s Time For A Career Change – Jennifer Owenby

Academic Blues

TOP What Is Your Thesis Totem? – Jodie Trembath

What Does It Take To Move From Precarity To Security? – Dr. Dani Barrington

Five Top Tips For Getting Your Paper Noticed – Mark Lorch

Musings On The Unruly PhD – Catherine Ayre

Industry Positions

What Do Women’s Career Paths Really Look Like? – Sarah Damaske and Adrianne Frech

If Scientists Want To Influence Policy Making, They Need To Understand It – Paul Cairney and Kathryn Oliver

Getting A Job When You Already Have One – Robin Madell

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

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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