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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 21, 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

*I Had My Interview: Now What? 5 Post-Interview Tips* -Kristin Sherry

Networking

*TOP* 5 Tips For Getting High-Quality LinkedIn Recommendations – Emma Snider

An Introduction To Social Media For Scientists – Holly M. Bik  and Miriam C. Goldstein

6 Tools And Tips: Online Social Networking For Scientists – Kendall Morgan

3 Tips To Write A Cold Email That Gets A Response – Heather R. Morgan

You Can Meet Anyone You Want: Here’s The Formula I Used – Gillian Segal

CVs/Resumes

*TOP* How To Make Your Resume Pop Not Flop – Debra Wheatman

Academic CVs And Industry Resume – Lauren Celano

Top Tips: How To Write A Perfect CV And Cover Letter – Charlotte Seager

10 Biggest Grammar Mistakes That Make Smart People Look Stupid – Bernard Marr

Interviewing

*TOP* 15 Job Interview Thank You Note Tips – Brittney Helmrich

Advice To Graduate Students Interviewing For Industry Positions – Carl Anderson

Five Interview Mistakes That Will Sabotage Your Chances – Amy Adler

How To Stand Out In A Job Interview – Liz Ryan

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Transferable Skills – Beyond The Bench – Julie Gould

Developing Transferable Skills During Science Training – Joanne Kamens

How To Recognize Your Transferable Skills – Lisa Restelie

Transferable Skills And Storytelling – Julie Gould

Academic Blues

How To Stay Sane Through Your PhD – Inez von Weitershausen

No End In Sight: Academic Research And Time Off – Amanda Ann Klein

Industry Positions

9 Researcher-Proven Tips For Scientists Seeking A New Career – Jeff Hansen and Matt Windsor

The Ultimate Sales Glossary: 61 Terms Explained – Lindsay Kolowich

Trading Pipette For The Pen – Transitioning From Science To Science Writing – Julia Rosen

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by millions of PhDs and other professionals in hundreds of 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.

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