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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 13th, 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

*Three Formatting Tips To Make Your Resume Appealing Online* – Virginia Franco


TOP 11 Remarkably Effective Ways To Start A Conversation With A Total Stranger – Minda Zetlin

Networking: You’re Probably Doing It Wrong – Falon Fatemi

10 Types Of People You’ll Meet While Networking For A Job And How To Handle Them  – Barbara Safani

How A Recruiter Views Your LinkedIn Profile – Donna Serdula


TOP Three Formatting Tips To Make Your Resume Appealing Online – Virginia Franco

Saying You’re Passionate Is Pretty Cliche – Go With This Instead – Sara McCord

Academic CVs: 10 Irritating Mistakes – Steve Joy

Why Your Resume Is Making Recruiters Cringe – J.T. O’Donell


TOP The 8 Biggest Interviewing Blunders – William Arruda

The 1 Tough Question You Should Ask If You Actually Want The Job – Walter Chen

12 Surprising Job Interview Tips – Jon Youshaei

5 Tips For A Standout Interview – Marc Harrison

Transferable Skills

TOP 3 Tips for Making the Career Change You’ve Always Wanted – Nathan Resnick

9 Ways To Actually Adopt The Better Habits You Know Will Help You Succeed – Jacqueline Whitmore

How Body Language Trumps IQ – Dr. Travis Bradberry

The Career Risk You Don’t Know You’re Taking – Sallie Krawchek

Academic Blues

TOP Collaborate: An Imperative for Graduate Students – James M Van Wyck

Build Your Academic Brand, Because Being Brilliant Doesn’t Cut It Anymore – John Tregoning

Embrace Uncertainty – France A. Cordova

Taking Control Of Your Career As A Female Physicist – Jack Leeming

Industry Positions

TOP A Bridge To Business – Peter Fiske

Decisions Decisions – Sarah Blackford

When The Job Search Seems Hopeless – Julie Miller Vick and Jennifer S. Furlong

Why You Should Job Hunt Even If You’re Not In The Market -Sara McCord

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.