Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 27th, 2018)

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

*Why Introverts Might Actually Be Better Networkers* – David Burkus

Networking

TOP Why Introverts Might Actually Be Better Networkers – David Burkus

Twitter For Academics 101 – Caitlin Vander Weele

5 Habits Of Highly Successful Networkers – Falon Fatemi

How The Superconnector Class Uses Social Media And Technology Differently – Scott Gerber

CVs/Resumes

TOP 4 Resume Tips You’ve Probably Never Heard Before – Shelcy V. Joseph

6 Ways To Make Sure Your Resume Gets Read – Dan Scalco

The Best Skills To Include On A Resume – Alison Doyle

7 Tips For Writing A Winning Cover Letter – Robert Half

Interviews

TOP An Outer View Of The Interview – Adam Ruben

This Is The Smartest Thing I’ve Ever Done In An Interview – McKayla Kennedy

Job Interview Question: What Are Your Hobbies? – Alison Doyle

What To Wear To An Interview – Whether It’s Business Casual, Creative Or Informal – Paige Breaux

Transferable Skills

TOP Soft Skills – Hiring Managers Say Are Key Differentiator: Are You Prepared? – Chrissy Scivicque

Harnessing The Power Of Soft Skills – Seldean Smith

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look For These 2 Rare Signs – Marcel Schwantes

Top 7 Non-Financial Skills Required In Finance – Amy Fontinelle

Academic Blues

TOP NextGen Postdocs – Tracy J. Costello

Overcoming The PhD Stereotype – David Giltner

There’s No Shame In Leaving Academia – Barbara A. Wanchisen

Some Hard Numbers On Science’s Leadership Problems – Richard Van Noorden

Industry Positions

TOP Non-Academic Research Careers: A PhD’s Guide To Standing Out From The Crowd – Seema Sharma

Investment Analyst: Career Path And Qualifications – J. William Carpenter

Science Careers Are Careers That Involve Science – Dana Berry

Stuck In A Work-Rut? 5 Tips For Life Science Professionals – Paul Strouts

Business Acumen

TOP Finance Vs. Accounting ‒ Which Is Better? (Top Differences) – Dheeraj Vaidya

Organizing For A Digital World – Jenny Davis-Peccoud, Laurent-Pierre Baculard, Greg Caimi and Oliver Straehle

Will Artificial Intelligence Make You A Better Leader? – Sam Bourton, Johanne Lavoie, and Tiffany Vogel

A 40-Year Debate Over Corporate Strategy Gets Revived By Elon Musk And Warren Buffett – Walter Frick

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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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