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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (June 8th 2019)

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


TOP The Secrets Of Networking (From The Biggest Networking Pro We Know) – Lily Herman

12 Things Super Networkers Do Differently – Ciara Conlon

3 Ways To Be A Better Listener – Hayden Field

How To Best Help Students With Job Searches – Allyson Hoffman


TOP Skills To Include On Your Resume (With Examples!) – Robert Half

6 Tips To Help You Tailor A Resume To The Job Description – Natalie Severt

4 Tips For Growing Your Résumé When You’re Starting Out – Melanie Forchetti

Skills To Include On Your Resume (With Examples!) – Robert Half


TOP Interview Question: “How Do You Handle Failure?” – Alison Doyle

Top 10 Interview Questions And Answers – Calum Coburn

General Interview Advice – Wikijob

50 Content Marketing Interview Questions? – Pratap Sharma

Transferable Skills

TOP Building Growth Mindset In The Classroom: Assignments From Carol Dweck – Sarah D Sparks

Creative – Ian Frazier

Important Employability Skills For Workplace SuccessAlison Doyle

What You Need To Know About Making A Midlife Career Change – Dawn Papandrea

Academic Blues

TOP It’s Taken 5 Decades To Get The Ph.D. Her Abusive Professor Denied Her – Nicholas Kristoff

No Paper, No PhD? India Rethinks Graduate Student Policy – Gayathri Vaidyanathan

Advancing Women In Academic Medicine: Progress, Challenges, And Hope For The Future – Darrell G. Kirsch

University Blues – David Bullard

Industry Positions

TOP Reid Hoffman: ‘you Can’t Just Sit On The Sidelines’ – David Gelles                    

The 3 Reasons Why Most Startups Never Reach 7 Figures Per Year – Troy Osinoff And Michael Lisovetsky

100 Companies Hiring This Week, June 2019 – Monster Staff

This Is What You Need To Do To Get Promoted – Suzy Welch

Business Acumen

TOP New Zealand Wants To Make People Happy, Not Rich – Will It Work? – Ruby Prosser Scully

Too Many Medicines Simply Don’t Work – Peter Coy

Why The Moon Landing Matters, 50 Years Later – David Lidsky

Is Business School Worth It? – Cathaleen Chen

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