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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 26th, 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

*5 Skills You Need To Work On To Get Ahead – No Matter What Industry You’re In* – Antonio Neves


TOP 9 Things To Do When You First Meet Someone If You Want Them To Remember You Forever – Jacquelyn Smith

The Missing Steps Of Networking – Todd Cohen, CSP

6 Powerful Communication Tips From Some Of The World’s Best Interviewers – Courtney Seiter

10 Ways To Rock A Networking Event – Vanessa Van Edwards

Networking Tips For Biotech Professionals – Shaeffer Smith


TOP 10 Tools To Help You Decide Which Skills To Put On Your Resume – Donna Svei

Stay Inside The Lines – Nathalie Lundsteed

Learn How To Put Your Best Foot Forward With Resume Writing Tips – Helene Duhamel

3 Ways To Get Your Resume Past The ATS – Don Goodman


TOP Top 10 Behavioral Interview Questions (And How To Answer Them) – James Hu

How To Look For A New Job On The Sly – Jillian Kramer

Selling Yourself During The Interview – Anibal-Valentin Acevedo

Tips For Nailing That Job Interview – Minda Zetlin

Transferable Skills

TOP 5 Skills You Need To Work On To Get Ahead – No Matter What Industry You’re In – Antonio Neves

5 Public Speaking Tips To Help You Conquer Your Stage Fright (That Don’t Involve Naked Co-workers) – Alex Honeysett

3 Foolproof Ways To Guarantee More Success  – Maureen Faul

11 Ways To Show Emotional Intelligence In Your Job Search – Bob McIntosh

Academic Blues

TOP Survival As A PhD Student: Keep The Post Docs On Your Side – Claire Kerridge

Show Us The Money – Andy Tay

The Difference Between Advice And Opinion – Kerry Ann Rockquemore

Why I Am Consciously Uncoupling From Academia – Jillian Powers

Industry Positions

TOP Job-Seeking PhD Holders Look To Life Outside School – Douglas Belkin

Genetic Counseling: A Growing Area Of Opportunity – Elisabeth Pain

How To Search For A New Job – Adam Moore

The Road Ahead For Life Science PhDs – Dr. Debjyoti Dhar

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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.