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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

Networking

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

CVs/Resumes

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

Interviews

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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BOOKS

Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

Learn how to build the perfect LinkedIn profile to attract hiring managers and recruiters. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven ...

Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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