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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 19th, 2017)

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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

*Here Are 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions You Might Get At Genentech, Regeneron, And Stratos* – Mark Terry


TOP 7 Networking Tips Before You Really Need To Network – Kelly Hoey

3 Tips For Networking Like A Pro From The CEO Of Startup Grind – Matt Hunckler

Pro Tip: How To Maximize Networking At Conferences – Carrie Kerpen

The Elevator Pitch Shouldn’t Be The End Of The Story – Terry Pender


TOP 5 Pieces Of Terrible Résumé Advice You Should Ignore – Aine Cain

How To Write A Cover Letter People Will Actually Read – Daniel Victor

Sell Your Skills, Not Your Degree – Reyna Gobel

How To Handle Conflicting Resume Opinions – Lindsey Day


TOP Here Are 5 Tricky Job Interview Questions You Might Get At Genentech, Regeneron, And Stratos – Mark Terry

How To Ace That Interview – James Caan

How To Answer 8 Interview Questions You Should Never Be Asked In The First Place – Amy Elisa Jackson

Ready For Your Close-up? 5 Job Interview Characters You Don’t Want To Portray – Hannah Morgan

Transferable Skills

TOP 6 Ways To Sharpen Your Everyday Negotiations Skills – Sally Blount

Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success – Lisa Quast

Why Transferable Skills Are More Important Than Ever – Neil Johnson

7 Ways To Be The Most Likable Person In The Room – Chris Taylor

Academic Blues

TOP 10 Tips For Thriving, Not Just Surviving, In Graduate School – Victoria Reyes

What Does It Mean To Be A Successful Academic?  – Steven. R. Shaw

Staying Focused During A PhD – Some Simple Tips – Gaia Cantelli

Organizing Papers And References Without Losing Your Mind – Jessica Breland

Industry Positions

TOP Transitioning Into Science Policy – Sayantan Chakraborty

There Are Four Kinds of Job Applicants And Only One Gets the Job – Russ Finkelstein

Balancing Parenting And Work Stress: A Guide – Daisy Wademan Dowling

‘Be yourself And Never Apologise For It’ – Career Advice From Successful Women – Charlotte Seager and Sarah Shearman

Business Acumen

TOP Secrets To Making Corporate Strategy Work – Falguni Desai

The Public Discourse Around Pharma And Biotech Pricing And What The Industry Can Do –  Mike Kenigsberg

Corporate Innovation Challenges: Culture, Budgets, and “Frozen” Management – Jeremiah Owyang

How Corporate Social Responsibility Can Help Your Business – Kaitlyn Hammond

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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.