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

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


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

Why You Should Ask For An Informational Interview  – Heidi Giusto


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


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

TOP So You Want To Be A… Freelance Medical Writer – Elizabeth Ohneck, PhD

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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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.