Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 15th, 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

*28 Brilliant Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview* – Jacquelyn Smith

Networking

TOP Getting The Most Out Of LinkedIn During Your Job Search – Robin Madell

Job Seekers: Stop Insulting The Hiring Manager – Brian de Haaf

The More People We Connect With On LinkedIn, The Less Valuable It Becomes – Alexandra Samuel

All-Star LinkedIn Users Are 40 Times More Likely To Get Contacted—Here’s How To Score That Rating – Nathan Tanner

CVs/Resumes

TOP Yes, Cover Letters Still Matter—And Yes, There’s A Way To Make Yours Stand Out – Jenny Foss

Let’s Set Your Resume Straight. Here’s How! – Anders Liu-Lindberg

Improve Your Resume By Turning Bullet Points Into Stories – Jane Heifetz

Get Your CV Noticed By The Top Dog – Andrew Fennell

Interviews

TOP 28 Brilliant Questions To Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview – Jacquelyn Smith

How To Sound Smarter In A Job Interview – Tom Ireland

5 Things You Should Never Say During A Phone Interview – Robin Madell

How To Nail A Job Interview – Neil Blumenthal

Transferable Skills

TOP Unexpectedly Useful: A New Look At The PhD; Or, How I’ve Learned To Appreciate My Degree – Malkah Bressler

From Blog To Book (A Consolation For Rejected Authors Everywhere) – Professor Les Back

5 Tips For Branding Yourself For Success – Catherine Kaputa

7 Tips For Beating Procrastination Blues – Martin McGowan

Academic Blues

TOP Managing Your Advisor – James M. Van Wyck

We Need To Do More For Women In Science – H. Ahmed

Five Factors To Consider While Choosing Your PhD – Mark Maslin and Kevin Fowler

Industry Positions

What It’s Like To Work With A KOL (Key Opinion Leader) – Kathryn H. Dao, M. D.

9 Signs You Should Run Away From That Job Offer – J.T. O’Donell

4 Foolproof Job Search Tips For Every Kind Of Job Seeker – Arnie Fertig

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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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