Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 29th, 2016)

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

*How Can Academia Kick Its Addiction To The Impact Factor?* – Jon Tennant

Networking

Everyone Feels Awkward + 5 More Networking Truths That’ll Make It So Much Easier – Christie Mims

Finally: 5 Email Templates That Make Following Up With Anyone Way Less Awkward – Aja Frost

How To Fix Your LinkedIn Newsfeed: Make It More Professional, Less Facebook – Donna Serdula

CVs/Resumes

TOP The Biggest Mistake Job Seekers Make With Their Resumes – Jacquelyn Smith

CV Vs. Resume – Here Are The Differences – Stacey Gawronski

25 Job Skills To Leave Off Your Resume – Megan Leonhardt

Interviews

TOP 5 Excellent Questions To Ask The Hiring Manager When Your Job Interview Is Going Horribly – Lily Herman

Want To Blow Away A Hiring Manager? Come Armed With These 6 Company Facts – Lea McLeod

What, “You’re Not A Cultural Fit” Really Means… – J.T. O’Donnell

Overcome Your Reluctance And Start Negotiating Your Salary – Judith White

Transferable Skills

TOP 4 Fears Standing Between You And A Bigger Paycheck – Marisa Torrieri

8 Tips On Giving A Presentation Like A Pro – Shawn Doyle

When Emotions Run High – Elizabeth Suarez

Academic Blues

TOP How Can Academia Kick Its Addiction To The Impact Factor? – Jon Tennant

A Problem By Any Other Name – Paul Rogge, Emily Regier

Failing To Fail Gracefully – John Tregoning

What I Lost When I Got My PhD – Kristen D Burton

Industry Positions

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

Three Tips For Choosing Your Next Job – Brad Smith

How To Know If Joining A Startup Is Right For You – Rebecca Knight

Finding Job Satisfaction in Technology Transfer – Jack Leeming

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

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

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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