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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 18th 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 6 Networking Types To Avoid—and Avoid Being – Cathy Welling

Networking Is Pointless — Unless You Follow This Important Rule, Relationship Expert Says – Karen Gilchrist

6 Tips To Network Effectively When You’re An Introvert Who Hates It – Nina Jervis

Why Collaborating With Industry Can Provide A Career Boost – Blaine Roberts


TOP How To Age-proof Your Resume – Jennifer Post

Skills For Resume: 100+ Skills To Put On A Resume – Geoffrey Scott

17 Resume Mistakes Keeping You From Getting A Job (And How To Fix Them) – Marisa Sanfilippo

Business Development Skills That Employers Value – Alison Doyle


TOP 13 Interview Tips That’ll Make You The Most Impressive Candidate For The Job – Maggie Seaver

Here’s The Top Trait Executives Look For During Job Interviews – Vicki Salemi

34 Crucial Tips For Your Next Job Interview – Edward Nieh

10 Ridiculously Smart Questions You Should Ask In A Job Interview – Rachel Weingarten

Transferable Skills

TOP Important Personal Skills That Employers Value – Alison Doyle

How To Become A Scientist-Communicator – Esther Ngumbi

Important Social Media Skills That Employers Value – Alison Doyle

The Answer To: Do You Really Have Transferable Skills Or Are You Just Unqualified? – Jessica Vann

Academic Blues

TOP Early-Career Researchers Commonly Ghostwrite Peer Reviews. That’s A Problem – Beryl Lieff Benderly

Being A PhD Student Shouldn’t Be Bad For Your Health Nature

Mental Health In Academia Is Topic Of The Week At A Sold-out UK Meeting – Chris Woolston

The Career Pivot: Beat Burnout With A Job That’s Right For You – Blair Decembrele

Industry Positions

TOP 30 Clinical Research Trial Acronyms You Need To Know – Brady Chittester

STEM Phds As Data Scientists – Frederick Pearsall

5 Future Jobs You’ve Never Heard Of But That Your Kids Will Flock To – Tom Popomaronis

7 Free Skills For The Human Rights Jobs Of The Future – Human Rights Careers

Business Acumen

TOP 11 Leadership Tips To Follow If You’re New To Managing A Remote Workforce – Forbes Coaches Council

Diversity And Inclusion: A Beginner’s Guide For Hr Professionals – Olivia Folick

How The Creators Of A Database Are Stamping Out All-Male Panels – Virginia Gewin

40 Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets To Staying FocusedNina Zipkin

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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.