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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 25th, 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

*When It Comes To LinkedIn, Recommendations, Skills And Endorsements Matter* – Jeff Altman

Networking

Why Building Community Is More Important Than Networking – Sujan Patel

The 5 Biggest Networking Mistakes People Make – Lolly Daskal

I’ve Read Hundreds Of LinkedIn Messages While Managing Business Insider’s Social Accounts, And People Often Make The 7 Same Mistakes – Amanda McKelvey

CVs/Resumes

TOP When It Comes To LinkedIn, Recommendations, Skills And Endorsements Matter – Jeff Altman

How To Write A Resume: Your Checklist Of Resume Tips – Corey Wainwright

If You Do This 1 Thing On LinkedIn, You Look Like A Narcissist – J.T. O’Donnell

3 Job Search Lessons I Didn’t Learn Until I Started Interviewing Candidates – Alyse Kalish

Interviews

TOP The Value Or Importance Of A Job Interview – Mary Dowd

How To Answer The Question, “What Are Your Long-Term Goals?” – Daniel Bortz

6 Reasons This Is The Perfect Thank-You Email To Send After A Job Interview – Shayanne Gal and Rachel Gillett

Reasons For Leaving A Job – Alison Doyle

Transferable Skills

TOP Creative Know How: Competencies For Student Success In A World Of Change – Grace Belfiore and Dave Lash

How To Be The Best Listener In Your Office – Danny Rubin

Lab Conflict And How To Address It – Benjamin Tsang

Soft Skills For The Art Of A Successful Negotiation – Wayne Elsey

Academic Blues

TOP Science PhDs Lead To Enjoyable Jobs – Chris Woolston

A Trend Toward Transparency For Ph.D. Career Outcomes? – Beryl Lieff Benderly

Academia Was Right For My Father, But Not For Me – Maria Ter-Mikaelian

Being Efficient – Chengcheng Kang

Industry Positions

TOP A Project Manager’s Qualifications And Career Path – Julia Hawley

The Three Pillars Of An Effective Job Search – Anne Marie Segal

5 Of Your Unique Selling Points That Are Actually Clichés – Alex Ekong

Why Customer Service Is The New Marketing – Aytekin Tank

Business Acumen

TOP SWOT Analysis: What It Is And When To Use It – Nicole Fallon

The Pitfalls Of Porter’s 5 Forces – Andrew Beattie

Engaging Employees Starts With Remembering What Your Company Stands For – Denise Lee Yohn

Is Your Strategy Good Enough To Move You Up On The Power Curve? – Martin Hirt

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