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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 3rd, 2018)

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, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen.

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 4 Es Of Successful Career Transitions* – Antoine Tirard, Claire Harbour-Lyell, and Neil Courtis

Networking

TOP Making Time For Networking As A Working Parent – David Burkus

What I Learned From The Best Networker In The World – James Altucher

3 HUGE Problems With Your Networking Strategy – Ariella Coombs

The A-Z Of Networking: Q Is For… – Andy Lopata

CVs/Resumes

TOP Resume Accomplishments Vs. Responsibilities: What’s The Difference? – Margaret Buj

The Answer To: What’s The Right Way To Include Links On Your Resume? – Alyse Kalish

4 Ways You’re Killing Your Cover Letter – Jane Burnett

Resume Writing Tips For Career Growth And Advancement – Jessica Holbrook Hernandez

Interviews

TOP 9 Most Common Behavioral Interview Questions And Answers – Jeff Haden

The Three Job Interview Questions You Should Have Down Pat – Alex Galbraith

The Simple Interview Trick That Will Get You The Job – Liz Ryan

The 8 Questions You’ll Be Asked In Nearly Every Job Interview – Lillian Childress

Transferable Skills

TOP How To Communicate Strategically And With Impact ‒ 5 Tips You Can Use Immediately – Lei Han

What Do Employers Think Of You Once They Know You Have A STEM Ph.D.? – John Corthell

7 Skills Every Project Manager CV Should Include – Andrew Fennell

When It Comes To Successful Business Leadership Today’s Soft Skills Are The Hard Skills – Liam Hayes

Academic Blues

TOP How Lab Heads Can Learn To Lead – Roberta Kwok

How To Handle The Dark Days Of Depression – Emily Sohn

You’re Not Just Leaving Academe, You’re Leaving Your Students – Erin Bartram

How To Write Your Ph.D. Thesis – Elisabeth Pain

Industry Positions

TOP The 4 Es Of Successful Career Transitions – Antoine Tirard, Claire Harbour-Lyell, and Neil Courtis

LinkedIn For Business: Everything You Need To Know – Saige Driver

From Biochemistry To Neuroscience To AI: One Researcher’s Career Transformation – Alaina G. Levine

How To Become A Data Scientist – Ed Tittel

Business Acumen

TOP How To Analyze A Company’s Financial Position – Ben McClure

How To Know When You’re In The Wrong Company Culture – Chris Dottie

Concepts Of Marketing – Hitesh Bhasin

What Is A Vision Statement? – Paula Fernandes

If you’re ready to start your transition into industry, you can apply to book a free Transition Call with our founder Isaiah Hankel, PhD or one of our Transition Specialists. Apply to book a Transition Call here.

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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.

Dr. Hankel has published 3X bestselling books and his latest book, The Power of a PhD, debuted on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list. 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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