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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 23rd 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

Networking

TOP Job Networking Tips How To Find The Right Job By Building Relationships – John E. Kobara and Melinda Smith, M.A.

How To Crush It At Your Next Business Conference – Khoi Nguyen

6 Strategies To Build A Powerful Network Around You –  Tim Denning

Five Easy Ways To Turn Small Talk Into Successful Networking – Wes O’donnell

CVs/Resumes

TOP How To Write Cover Letters That Don’t Get Ignored – Celia Stangarone

Resume And Cover Letter Writing Guide – Alison Doyle

Chapter 7: How To List Special Skills On Your Resume (100+ Skills To List!) – Glenn Carter

Women Undersell Themselves On Resumes, Report Finds – Riia O’donnell

Interviews

TOP How To Answer: Why Should We Hire You? – Pamela Skillings

5 Interview Tips When You’re Starting A Family + Job Hunting – Georgene Huang

Get Some Great Phone Interview Tips – Alison Doyle

Top 12 Best Questions To Ask At The End Of The Job Interview – Pamela Skillings

Transferable Skills

TOP Soft Skills: 10 Body Language Tips For Leaders – Carla Rudder

Tim Ferriss Is The King Of This In-Demand Soft Skill: Here Are Seven Ways To Master It – Amy Blaschka

The 4 Essential Skills To Future-proof Your Career –  Rituparna Chakraborty

Critical Thinking Why This Is An Essential Skill–  Dawn Rosenberg Mckay

Academic Blues

TOP Ten Powerful Habits That Will Change Your Life And Career – Bianca Miller Cole

‘A Toxic Culture Of Overwork’: Inside The Graduate Student Mental Health Crisis – Erin Woo

36 Questions That Help You Choose The Right Career – Anna Chui

How To Leverage Diversity & Inclusion To Move Your Career Forward – Simone E. Morris

Industry Positions

TOP 6 Food Science Careers That Could Be A Recipe For Success – Total Food Service

3 Things Every PhD Needs To Know About Getting A Job Outside Academia – Kristine Lodge

18 Essential Recruitment Skills To Help You Thrive In Your Career – Brendan Mcconnell

The 3 Job App Requests That Make Good Candidates Jump Ship – Frank Bocchino

Business Acumen

TOP Brexit Is Already Affecting UK Businesses — Here’s How – Nicholas Bloom, Philip Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Paul Mizen, Pawel Smietanka And Gregory Thwaites

4 Reasons Talented Employees Don’t Reach Their Potential – Tomas Chamorro-premuzic

5 Tips For Improving Your Negotiation Skills Improving Your Negotiation Skills With These Strategies Can Help To Dramatically Enhance Your Results At The Bargaining Table – Katie Shonk

5 Core Strategies For Cultivating Executive Presence – Karima Mariama

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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 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

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Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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