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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (March 9th 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

*The Ph.D. Identity Crisis* – Kathryn R. Wedemeyer-strombel


TOP 6 Networking Etiquette Tips You Need To Know – Susan O’brien

Networking Tips For Introverts – Kirsten Patterson

How To Use Social Media For Networking The Right Way – Hillel Fuld

Networking With The Power Of Compassion – Henry Devries


TOP 10 Tips To Master LinkedIn In A Way You Never Imagined – Steven McConnell

What To Include In A Combination Resume With Examples – Alison Doyle

LinkedIn Power Tips: Not Getting Job Interviews? Here’s What You Need To Do Right Now – Katie Horne

75% Of Resumes Never Get Read By A Human—Here’s How To Make Sure Yours Does – Kerri Anne Renzulli


TOP 17 Tips To Turn Your Job Interview Into A Job Offer – Adam Hardy

Six Tips To Create A Killer Elevator Pitch – Karen Minty

7 Tips To Help Rock Your Video Job Interview – Emilie Aries

10 Ways To Make The Worst Impression At A Job Interview – Alison Doyle

Transferable Skills

TOP Good Communication Skills: Open Ended Questions –  Barbara Jordan

Four Ways To Boost The Soft Skill That LinkedIn’s Cofounder Calls Essential – Amy Blaschka

The Tactic This Expert Uses To Assess Soft-Skills (Hint: It Doesn’t Involve Behavioral Questions) – Samantha Mclaren

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

Academic Blues

TOP The Ph.D. Identity Crisis – Kathryn R. Wedemeyer-strombel

Supporting Grad Students Who Have Partners And Families – Kay Kimball Gruder

9 Steps To Finding Meaning & Purpose In Your Career – Vanessa Loder

7 Strategies To Explain A Career Gap – Dorothy Dalton

Industry Positions

TOP How To Identify Promotion Opportunities: Seven Ways To Find Your Next Move – Caroline Ceniza-levine

The Brutal Truth About Finding The Job You Love That Few People Are Willing To Admit – Jeff Haden

Data Science Job-seeking Advice To My Younger Self – Schaun Wheeler

10 Things No One Will Tell You About Starting A Business – Ellory Wells

Business Acumen

TOP How To Speak Up When It Matters – Khalil Smith, Heidi Grant And David Rock

The Critical Missing Ingredient In B2B Sales: Business Acumen – Darrell Amy

7 Ways To Create A Great Customer Experience Strategy –  Steven Macdonald

The Top Three Wishes Of Small-Business Owners – Ilona Vass

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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.