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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 25th 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

*From Physics To Data Science* – Sarah Charley


TOP Become More Active On LinkedIn To Attract Attention And Engagement – Hannah Morgan

The Career Navigator: Ins And Outs Of Networking For Introverts And Others – Pamela Kleibrink Thomson

To Become More Successful, Surround Yourself With These 4 Types Of People – Gerard Adams

9 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Next Networking Event – Patrick Ewers


TOP Metrics For Mums: Tips For Writing About A Track Record With Career Interruptions – Emily Nicholson

How To Have Your Achievements Thrive In A Biased World – Lisa Rangel

How Millennials Use Executive Resume Writing To Step Into Leadership – Lisa Rangel

12 Ways To Make More Money Through Linkedin – Tom Prodromou


TOP How To Be More Likable During An Interview – Porschia Parker

The 16 Best Job Search Engines In 2019 – Larry Kim

12 Things To Never Do During A Phone InterviewJulia Malacoff

Interview Question: “What Did You Like / Dislike At Your Previous Job?” –  Alison Doyle

Transferable Skills

TOP Storytelling And Science – Philip Ball

Transferable Skills For A CEO – Contributed Post

5 Soft Skills That Could Land You A Cybersecurity Career – Chris Triolo

How To Respond To Failure Questions In An Interview – Ian Mathews

Academic Blues

TOP From Physics To Data Science – Sarah Charley

Revolutionizing Online Education: A Conversation With President Michael Crow Of Arizona State University – Emal Dusst And Rebecca Winthrop

How And Why You Should Get A Congressperson To Visit Your Lab – Deepali Bhandari – Mike O’connor

Five Ways To Identify Your Personal Strengths And Apply Them To Project Work – Team Liquidplanner

Industry Positions

TOP How To Get Clients As An Independent Consultant: The Networking Game – Chris Savage

Canada’s Best Jobs 2019: The Top 25 Jobs In Canada – Claire Brownwell

Learning From Late Architect I. M. Pei: “Architecture Is Not Fashion” – Kelsey Campbell-dollaghan

Important Skills For Public Relations Jobs – Alison Doyle

Business Acumen

TOP Biotech Startups And The Hard Truth Of Innovation – Bruce Booth

Gender Inequity Costs The United States $2 Trillion In Lost GDP – Katica Roy

3 Steps I Took To Grow My Leadership Skills At A Startup (And How You Can, Too!) – Stephanie Schott

How To Attract Startups And Tech Companies To A City Without Relying On Tax Breaks– Jeffrey Bussgang, Craig Montuori And William Brah

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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.