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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 21st, 2017)

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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

*New Data: Here’s The Fastest Way To Get A Job* – Jeremy Schifeling

Networking

TOP Where, How And With Whom To Network: Professional Networking Tips – Rakhi Acharyya

Network Like A Pro At Your Next Conference – Derek Walter

This Is Why You Should Encourage Personal Networks – Amanda Woodard

Types Of Career Networking Events – Alison Doyle

CVs/Resumes

TOP Solve Your 20 Top Resume Challenges! – Anne Marie Segal

10 Things You Need To Check Before Submitting Your Resume – Amy Elisa Jackson

Hey, Students: 5 Things That Are Wrong With Your Cover Letter – Steve Drummond and Elissa Nadworny

Key Tips To A Compelling Cover Letter – John Krautzel

Interviews

TOP How To Follow Up With A Thank You For A Phone Interview – Alison Doyle

Post-Interview Waiting: The Real Reasons Why Employers Take So Long To Respond – Susan P. Joyce

Five Annoying New Interview Questions You’ll Hear In 2017 – Liz Ryan

Video Interview Trends: A Look Back On 2016 – Holly Wade

Transferable Skills

TOP New Skills, Transferable Skills, And The New Rules Of Career Change – Christopher Watkins

The 3 Moments That Give Hardship Meaning – Jeff Boss

Every Question You’ve Ever Had About Soft Skills (But Didn’t Want To Ask) – Kat Boogaard

Why Are Transferable Skills Important? – Derek Lennon

Academic Blues

TOP The Traditional Lecture Is Dead. I Would Know — I’m A Professor – Rhett Allain

How My Supervisor Saved My PhD – Junaid Mubeen

Universities Urged To Tackle Mental Health Crisis – Ellie Bothwell

The Emotional Toll Of Unemployment In Academia – Jack Leeming

Industry Positions

TOP New Data: Here’s The Fastest Way To Get A Job Jeremy Schifeling

Want To Be Engaged In Your Career? Be Indispensable – Nina Zipkin

10 Ways To Succeed As A Project Manager – Simon Buehring

Job Hopping 101: 5 Things To Think About Before You Bounce – Kayla Buell

Business Acumen

TOP How To Bridge Company Cultures After A Merger – Lisa Alger

How To Keep Your Startup Culture As Your Business Grows – Patrick Reinhart

Startups Fail Because They Don’t Know The Difference Between Selling To An Investor And Selling To A Customer – Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell

8 Critical Reasons Why Economic Models Fail – Renuka Savant

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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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