Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 6th, 2016)

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

*Why You Need A ‘Career Elevator Pitch’ (And How To Craft One)* – Bernard Marr

Networking

TOP Why You Need A ‘Career Elevator Pitch’ (And How To Craft One) – Bernard Marr

Networking Should Never Operate Like A Vending Machine – Ivan Misner

4 LinkedIn Updates To Take Advantage Of Even If You’re Not Job Searching – Lily Zhang

How To Learn To Love Networking – Susan Cain

CVs/Resumes

TOP 5 Ways To Brand Yourself With Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile – Bob McIntosh

Creating A Killer CV: A Guide For School-Leavers And Graduate Jobseekers – Andrew Fennell

8 Critical Ways To Improve Your Resume – Nancy Collamer

Common Cover Letter Mistakes – Philip Charsley

Interviews

TOP 7 Tips To Help Nail That Interview Presentation – Felicity H. Barber

How To Get The Most Out Of An Informational Interview – Rebecca Knight

3 Times Your Thank You Note Could Make The Difference In Whether Or Not You Get The Job – Sara McCord

How To Answer The Question, Why Should We Hire You? – Chaz Horn

Transferable Skills

TOP How To Exceed Your Goals In 2016 And Beyond – Andreas von der Heydt

Top 5 Ways That You Could Hurt The Growth Of Your Personal Brand – Bryan Kramer

Tips For Public Speaking: What I Have Learned From Giving TED Talks – Dr. Dambisa Moyo

How To Kick-Start Your Academic Writing – Raul Pacheco-Vega

Academic Blues

Don’t Give In To Your Inner Critic – Jennifer Polk

Make 2016 Your Year Of “No”  – Lauren Maffeo

Keeping Anxious Thoughts At Bay – Whitney Johnson

Industry Positions

TOP The Emotional Side Of Leaving Academia – Virginia Schutte

Is Being A Data Scientist Really The Best Job In America?  – Bernard Marr

Will You Be Looking For A New Bioscience Job In 2016? – Connie Hampton

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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