Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 1st, 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

*The 8 Best Questions To Ask A Job Interviewer* – Aaron Guerrero

Networking

TOP 3 Reasons Your Networking Emails Get Sent To Spam – Sara McCord

5 Misconceptions About Networking – Herminia Ibarra

10 Tips To Dramatically Increase Your LinkedIn Profile Views and Rank – Arnold Aranez

Tackling The Networking Monster For Introverts – Debaleena Basu

CVs/Resumes

TOP What Your Resume Should Look Like In 2016 – Daniel Bortz

Facing Procrastination In Your Job Search? Try These 4 Tips – Priscilla Christopher

Hiring Managers Are Seeing More Lies On Resumes – Anne Fisher

Top 10 Formatting Hacks To Get Your CV Noticed – Paul Estcott

Interviews

TOP The 8 Best Questions To Ask A Job Interviewer – Aaron Guerrero

Emails That Land Jobs: The Best Way To Shine In A Follow-Up Note – Alexandra Frazen

Want To Blow Away A Hiring Manager? Come Armed With These 6 Company Facts – Lea McLeod, M.A.

How To Answer: Why Do You Want To Work For Us? – Jack Leeming

Transferable Skills

TOP The Career Advice No One Tells You – Raghav Haran

6 Things No One Told You About Personal Branding – Fam Mirza

3 Things You Can Do Right Now To Be A More Dynamic Communicator – Dustin McKissen

Academic Blues

TOP Think Like An Imposter, And You’ll Go Far In Academia – Beth McMillan

Balancing Act: How To Manage Grad School With A Baby – Leslie Moser

10 Great Apps For Grad Students – Tamara Powell

Growth Can Come In Phases – Hen Fu

Industry Positions

TOP A Job Seeker’s Guide To Assessing Fit In A Company Culture – Michelle Kruse

A Career In Cancer Research? Computational Skills Wanted – Gunjan Sinha

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

Why Spring Is the Best Time To Kick Off Your New Job Search – Megan Elliott

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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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