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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 28th, 2017)

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

*Your Ph.D. And Work Experience Are Great Life Experience: Part 3* – Briana Mohan


TOP 10 Important Benefits Of Networking – Mariliza Karrera

The 4 Types Of People You’ll Meet When Networking – Ivan Misner

The Fine Line Between Honest Conversation And Appearing Desperate In Your Job Search – Russ Finkelstein

A Networking Rule To Live By – Joseph Barber


TOP There’s Now A Brilliant Way To Explain A Resume Gap For Parenting On LinkedIn – Maricar Santos

Ask A Resume Writer: Do I Need To “Game” Applicant Tracking Systems To Land Interviews? – Anish Majumdar

9 Phrases On Your Résumé That Make Hiring Managers Cringe – Arielle Berger and Rachel Gillett

Your Experience Is No Longer Enough: 5 Resume Changes Executives Need to Make – Jenny Foss


TOP Crush These Common Job Interview Questions – Daniel Bortz

Leveraging LinkedIn To Prep For Your Interview – Julie Inouye

Three Job Interview Mistakes You Think You Avoided But Actually Didn’t – Don Raskin

How Long Should I Wait For A Feedback After An Interview? – Liz Ryan

Transferable Skills

TOP “Just Do What You Love” Is Terrible Career Advice – Brian Fetherstonhaugh

3 Ways Effective Communicators Structure Unforgettable Messages – Thai Nguyen

Five Skills You’ll Need To Lead The Company Of The Future – Jared Lindzon

Neil Gaiman Has The Perfect Anecdote For Anyone With Imposter Syndrome – Thu-Huong Ha

Academic Blues

TOP Your Ph.D. And Work Experience Are Great Life Experience: Part 3 – Briana Mohan

The Journey Of A Scientist Mother – Paula de Tezanos Pinto

If Grad Students Ran The World – Adam Ruben

Keep It Moving – Soeren-Peter Olesen

Industry Positions

TOP The 10 Biggest Challenges For CEOs In 2017 – Jennifer Post

Four Lessons In The Career Of A Scientist – Bahija Jallal

When To Turn Down A Job Offer – Ariella Coombs

How To Overcome The Fear Of “Putting Yourself Out There” – Susan Cain

Business Acumen

TOP The Six Types Of Successful Acquisitions – Marc Goedhart, Tim Koller, and David Wessels

Thinking (Truly) Outside The Box: Crowdfunding Meets A Biotech Startup – Flavia Scialpi

How To Push Your Team To Take Risks And Experiment – Sara Critchfield

Startups-3 Strategies For Talking About Your Competitors – Charlie Kannel

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.