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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 2nd 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


TOP Research: Men And Women Need Different Kinds Of Networks To Succeed – Brian Uzzi

I Thought Something Was Wrong With Me Until I Learned I’m An Introvert –  Moshe Forman

8 B2B Networking Tips For Introverted Entrepreneurs – Ryan Kh

Is Networking Actually A Waste Of Time? – Gina Belli


TOP 4 LinkedIn Tips Every Job Seeker Should Consider – Matthew Smith

How To Write A Good Resume For Applicant Tracking Systems –  Hannah Morgan

15 Ways Stay-At-Home Parents Can Prepare To Go Back To Work – Forbes Coaches Council

LinkedIn Tips To Supercharge Your Professional Growth & Business – Danni Charis


TOP 27 Most Common Job Interview Questions And Answers – Jeff Haden

How To Decline An Interview Without Looking Like A Jerk – Derek Doeing

Where To Start With Data-Driven Recruiting? – Hazel Fogg

How To Make A Lasting Impression In A Tech Interview: 3 Tips – Macy Bayern

Transferable Skills

TOP Lady Gaga Epitomizes This Soft Skill — How To Tell If You Lack It, And How To Quickly Get It – Amy Blaschka

Seven Soft Skills All Hiring Managers Need – James Haley

5 Transferable Skills Career Changers Should Emphasise – Jessica Thiefels

7 Soft Skills Leaders Wish They’d Learned Sooner – Carla Rudder

Academic Blues

TOP Low Pay, Exclusivity Requirements And Lack Of Support Plague Postdocs Across Europe – Chris Woolston

9 Simple Actions To Improve Your Career – Jan Johnston Osburn

This Is The Single Most Important Skill Of The 21st Century That Will Take Your Career To The Next Level – Thomas Oppong

They Were Expendable – Steven Mintz

Industry Positions

TOP Sell Me This Pen—the Answer That Drops Jaws In Sales Interviews – Tom Gerencer

8 Programming Language Skills Programmers Must Master Before A Technical Interview – Kimberly Cook

Linkedin Intros Salary Comparison Tool For Job Seekers – Natalie Gagliordi

14 In-Demand Jobs That Pay Over $100,000 And Are Hiring Now– Courtney Connley

Business Acumen

TOP The Largest Skills Gap Managers See In It Workers Isn’t Technical – Lila Maclellan

Communications Professionals: Your Personal Branding Matters – Adam Giffi

Is All Publicity Good? What Matters Most And When In Trade And Business Media – Curtis Sparrer

GE Shares Surge After Danaher Agrees To Buy Biopharma Business For $21.4 BillionMichael Sheetz

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.