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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 5th, 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

*Self Appreciation For Postdocs: You ARE Employable!* – Sally Burn

Networking

TOP Need Help Networking? 4 Rules To Remember – Jeff Shuey

6 Tips For Good Networking – Robert Bewley

This Super Quick Mental Trick Will Help You Feel More Comfortable Meeting Strangers – Chris Charyk

9 Tips For Creating An Awesome Brand – John Rampton

CVs/Resumes

TOP 5 Questions That’ll Help You Decide What To Keep (And Cut) On Your Resume – Aja Frost

5 Resume Mistakes You Can Never Make – Will Thomson

New Research Reveals That Trendy Resume Could Cost You the Job, Even In Creative Industries – Terri Williams

How Do I Talk About [Topic] On My Resume? – Anne Kroo

Interviews

TOP Need To Cancel Your Job Interview? Don’t Do This – J.T. O’Donnell

Very Real Reasons You Were Not Hired (This Time) – Lisa Rangel      

Four Red Flags To Watch Out For In Job Interviews – Pat Mastandrea

When Do I Follow Up? The Ordeal Of Job Seeking – Thomas Patrick Chuna

Transferable Skills

TOP Self Appreciation For Postdocs: You ARE Employable! – Sally Burn

How To Be More Productive – James Caan

10 Ways To Free Up At Least 20 Extra Hours A Week – Rhett Power

Listening Is An Overlooked Leadership Tool – Melissa Daimler

Academic Blues

TOP The ECR’s Guide To Managing Anxiety And Perfectionism In Academia – Cici Zhang

Role Models Matter – Kerry Ann Rockquemore

Kindness In The Lab; How To Make Your Lab A Happier Place – Maaike Pools

Researching Career Solutions – Joseph Barber

Industry Positions

TOP So You Want To Be In Scientific Public Relations? – Joan M. Mas

What Did Your Job Search Teach You? – Karen Kaplan

So You Want To Be A Data Scientist (Again)? – Daniel Harris

7 Lessons About Finding The Work You Were Meant To Do – Kate Torgovnick May

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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