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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 12th, 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

*Transferring Skills Beyond The Lab* – Maggie Kuo


TOP Bye-Bye Business Cards: 4 Expert Tips For Making The Most Out Of Conferences – Craig Corbett

7 Strategies To Stay In Touch – Ivan Misner

5 Tips For Starting Your Own Networking Group – Liz Funk

19 Tips For A Successful One-On-One Networking Breakfast – Julie Champion


TOP Most Cover Letters Stink. Here Are 4 Ways To Make Yours Stand Out – Kunal Keraj

Top  3 Resume Trends For 2017 – Rich Dematteo

How To Make A Resume To Land Your Dream Job – Natalie Severt

Not Your Average Resume Advice Article – Nikki Peterson


TOP 4 Tricky Reasons For A Job Change And Simple Ways To Handle Them In An Interview – Sarabjeet Sachar

7 Steps To Ace An Informational Interview – Earnest Sweat

8 Inappropriate Interview Questions And How To Tackle Them Like A Pro – Amy Elisa Jackson

How To Answer ‘Why Have You Changed Jobs So Often?’ – Liz Ryan

Transferable Skills

TOP Transferring Skills Beyond The Lab – Maggie Kuo

Career Shift: Take A Chance On Me – David Shindler

The 5 Things I Have Learned In My Year Away From The Bench Jonathan Schneiderman, PhD

8 Steps To Building A Powerful Personal Brand That Will Change Your Life – John White

Academic Blues

TOP From Bench Science To…? – Viviane Callier

Chemistry In Retrospect: Personal Reflections On A Polarizing Story – Marshall Brennan

What Does It Mean To Be The Corresponding Author? – Emilie Marcus

Big Science Has A Buzzword Problem – Megan Scudellari

Industry Positions

TOP 7 Simple Tips For Beating Job-Search Burnout – Daniel Bortz

The 3 Questions I Asked Myself Before Turning Down The Job Offer – Heidi Kerr

8 Important Articles To Read Before You Start Negotiating Your Salary – Nina Semczuk

8 Costly Mistakes That Ruin Your Chances Of Receiving The Interview Call – Sarabjeet Sachar

Business Acumen

TOP Biotech Business Models – Theresa Phillips

3 Tips For Making Social Responsibility A Priority At Your Startup – Tony Del Mercado

The 153 Best Company Cultures In America (And What You Can Learn From Them) – Andrea Huspeni And Jason Feifer

So Many M&A Deals Fail Because Companies Overlook This Simple Strategy – Alan Lewis and Dan McKone

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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.