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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 30th 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 Top 5 Conference Networking Tips – Angie

How To Make Networking Work For You: 8 Women Share Their Networking Tips – Gianne Doherty

Attending Networking Events Is A Career Investment – Prime Sarmiento

8 Do’s And Don’ts Of Networking Follow-Up – Contributing Author


TOP 6 Tips To Increase Your Social Media Presence – Azucena

Must-Know Executive Resume Writing & Job Search Tips For 2019 – Laura Smith-proulx

You Should Delete These Words Off Your Résumé (& Use These Instead) – Ludmila Leiva

Give Your UX Resume A Reboot Tips On Creating A UX Designer Resume To Land Your Dream Job – They Make Design


TOP 5 Storytelling Tips To Help You Ace Your Job Interview – Esther Choy

20 Tips For Acing Your Work From Home Job Interview – Mike Haaren

How To Outperform In A Panel Interview Without Breaking A Sweat – Sheena Vincent

10 Tips To Nail Your Job Interview – Susan Braakman, Christian Eilers, Rebecca Francoline, Dave Lane, & Joanne Newborn

Transferable Skills

TOP The Leaders You Admire Share This Coveted Soft Skill: Here Are Four Ways To Get It – Amy Blaschka

Candidates’ Soft Skills Are Notoriously Hard To Assess, But Following These 6 Steps Will Help – Samantha Mclaren

Why Are Soft Skills So Hard To Develop? – David Dame

What Makes A Successful Startup Team – Eva De Mol

Academic Blues

TOP Staying Organized During A Job Search – Derek Attig

Ex-Googlers, Stanford Professors, And Startup Ceos Share Their Best Advice On Making A Career Change – Shana Lebowitz

How To Find Your Ideal Career Path Without Wasting Time On Jobs Not Suitable For You – Jenny Marchal

Overcoming Pigeonholing In Your Career – Hannah Overhiser

Industry Positions

TOP From The Bench To Online Marketing – Advice For Ph.D. Students Considering Careers Outside Of Research – Aaron Tooley, Ph.D.

Find Your Highest Impact Role: 104 New Vacancies In Our February 2019 Job Board Updates – Robert Wiblin And Maria

Are You Looking For A High-paying, In-demand Job As A Programmer? Here Are Programming Languages – Kimberly Cook

Top 7 Online Jobs That Are Currently In Demand – Sasha Brown

Business Acumen

TOP What Is Business Acumen? – Darrell Amy

Pharmacquired: Biogen Could Use A Big Deal. Too Bad It Doesn’t Do Those – Jacob Bell

How Companies Can Get The Most Out Of A Freemium Business Model – Xian Gu, P. K. Kannan, & Liye Ma

15 Technologies Of People Tracking (2019) – Ronny Max

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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.