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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 4th, 2017)

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

*How To Get The Most Out Of Attending Conferences* – Elisabeth Pain


TOP Tips For Participating In Speed Networking Events – Allison Doyle

How To Work A Room – 7 Networking Tips That’ll Transport You To The “In” Crowd – Gina Edwards

20 Networking Tips To Build Lasting Professional Connections – Mariliza Karrera

Informational Interviews And How To Go About Them? – Riya Binil


TOP Writing Your Résumé When Your Job Title Doesn’t Reflect Your Responsibilities – Jane Heifetz

Write An Irresistible First Resume In 5 Easy Steps – Emily Moore

The Tiny Yet Powerful Cover Letter – Melissa Dalgleish

14 Numbers You Need To See In Your Candidate’s CV – Andrew Fennell


TOP How To Bounce Back After Screwing Up A Job Interview – Ariella Coombs

How To Answer “What Do You Do In Your Spare Time” – Thomas Oscar

11 Things To Do The Night Before An Interview (If You Want To Land The Job) – Alyse Kalish

Five Rude And Insulting Interview Questions – And How To Answer Them – Liz Ryan

Transferable Skills

TOP Save Yourself From Tedious Small Talk – Sue Shellenbarger

Four Public Speaking Myths That Keep Ruining Your Presentations – Anett Grant

6 Steps To Negotiate Properly And Achieve Better Outcome (Infographic) – Garret Norris

An Open Letter To Working Women – Beth Crocker

Academic Blues

TOP How To Get The Most Out Of Attending Conferences – Elisabeth Pain

Lucking Into Science – Lamis Yehia

The Postdoctoral Experience – Emily Scott

The Best Kept Secrets To Winning Grants – Kendall Powell

Industry Positions

TOP 4 Ways To Land A Job When You Have Zero Connections – Áine Cain

Meditation On A Caltrain: Understanding Where To Travel To Next – George Busby

Medical Affairs – The Rising Star of Pharma Communications – Phanish Chandra

Taking The Leap – Judd Antin

Business Acumen

TOP The Unique Selling Proposition: A Brief Story – Matt Duxbury

5 Ways To Take Advantage Of Corporate Venture Capital – Arie Abecassis

To Develop A Winning Strategy, Know Who You Are Fighting – Yuval Atsmon

How To Test Your Idea: Start With The Most Critical Hypotheses – Alexander Osterwalder

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.