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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 18th, 2018)

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

*7 Essential LinkedIn Profile Tips For Success In 2018* – Dann Albright

Networking

TOP The Worst Networking Mistakes We’ve Seen – Debra Legg

When It’s Not A Contribution – John Stepper

Three Things You Must Do On LinkedIn At Least Once A Month – William Arruda

Connecting: Don’t Stop Networking – Alana Muller

CVs/Resumes

TOP 7 Essential LinkedIn Profile Tips For Success In 2018 – Dann Albright

How To Quantify Your Career-Job-Work-Life Accomplishments For Employers – Katharine Hansen

You’re Probably Using One Of These “Buzzwords” On Your Linkedin Profile, But Is That A Good Thing? – Jane Burnett

How To Describe Projects In A Resume – Lisa McQuerrey

Interviews

TOP The Winning Difference: Pre-Interview Preparation For Your Job Interview – Susan P. Joyce

You Could Tank Your Chance Of Getting An Offer If You Bring This Up Too Early In A Job Interview – Ruth Umoh

How To Answer Questions About Your Resume Gap – Phil Stott

The Power Of Body Language In The Job Interview – Briana Casali

Transferable Skills

TOP Collaboration Definition, Skills, And Examples – Alison Doyle

Organizational Skills In The Workplace – Ashley Adams-Mott

Three Steps To Get Up To Speed On Any Subject Quickly – Nir Eyal

Soft Skills You Already Have, But Are Not Aware Of – Martina Ribar Hestericová

Academic Blues

TOP Crowdsourcing Goes Academic With Platforms For Reviewing Advisers – Maggie Kuo

Mental Health Crisis For Grad Students – Colleen Flaherty

Could You Cope With Eight Different Jobs A Week? – Emma Simpson

A Year In The Life: From The Lab Bench To The Writing Desk – Judith M. Reichel

Industry Positions

TOP Career Paths In The Life Sciences Products Industry – Seema Sharma

5 Career Decisions That Can Backfire And Crush Your Success – Kathy Caprino

Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) And Investigator Initiated Studies: The Why, When, How And The So What – Martijn Bijker

Why Scientists Need To Market Themselves – Peter Fiske

Business Acumen

TOP Why Every Life Science CEO Needs A Leadership Coach – Nina Tandon

Don’t Go Chasing Unicorns – Aner Ben-Ami

Why Walmart Expanded Parental Leave — And How To Convince Your Company To Do The Same – Sarah Green Carmichael

How Mergers And Acquisitions Can Affect A Company – Elvis Picardo

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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 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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