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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 22nd, 2016)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

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

*Science Careers In Industry: Top Ten Myths* – Brad Fackler


TOP Skills For Your Next Networking Adventure – Andy Tay

3 Thank You Note Templates You’ll Have To Use Throughout You Career – Sara McCord

Learn To Love Networking – Tiziana Casciaro, Francesca Gino and Maryam Kouchaki

‘Connection Request’ Mistake Some People Make – J. T. O’Donnell

A Networking Playbook, Part 2 – David G. Jensen


TOP How Recent Grads Can Quantify Their Accomplishments – Margaret Buj

10 Sins Of Your Resume’s Summary – Vladimir Popovic

How To List Online Courses On Your Resume The Right Way (Because Yes, There Is A Wrong Way) – Laurie Pickard

4 Resume Tips For Career Changers – Chrissy Scivicque


TOP The Interview Question Job-Seekers Hate Most – Liz Ryan

How To Do Pre-Interview Research – Pete Radloff

Some Advice To Job Seekers From The Person Considering Hiring You – Holly Souter

Job Interview Via Skype? Here’s How To Nail It, Not Fail It – Alison Steed

Transferable Skills

TOP Mind Your Technical Language And Write More Clearly – Michelle Reeve

23 Tips To Achieve Faster Career Progression – Christopher Herd

Master The Art Of Relationships Because Business Is Not A Solo Sport – Gene Hammett

4 Expert Tips For Getting Over Your Fear Of Public Speaking – Kira Brekke

Academic Blues

TOP How Long Does It Take To Do A PhD? – James Patterson

How To Get Tenure (If You’re A Woman)Erica Chenoweth, Page Fortna, Sara Mitchell, Burcu Savun, Jessica Weeks, Kathleen Cunningham

Rejecting Academia’s Gilded Mirror – Debaleena Basu

The Competitive Streak In Academia – Athene Donald

Industry Positions

TOP Science Careers In Industry: Top Ten Myths – Brad Fackler

Ways To Make Your Own Job-Search Karma – Arnie Fertig

9 Things You Absolutely Need To Know Before You Job Search – Hannah Morgan

My Seismic Career Shift – Julia MacDougall

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.