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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 4th 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


TOP Six Tactics To Get Through Networking Events – Anisha Sagar

How To Network: 3 Steps To Crush Your Next Networking Event – Stephanie Burns

5 Tips For Networking At Events – Siobhan Harmer

8 Networking Tips For Busy People – Molly Brennan


TOP LinkedIn Profile: Tips For Creating A Good Linkedin Account To Help You Find A Job – Phoebe Weston

One Item That Is Often Absent In Resumes But Extremely Important: Soft Skills – Craig J Todd

Want To Be Irresistible To Hiring Managers? Avoid These 6 Resume Mistakes At All Costs – Peter Yang

7 Creative Ways To Greatly Improve Your Resume – Tayyab Babar


TOP 27 Sales Interview Questions (And How To Answer Them Like A Boss!) – Joy Baldridge

How To Prepare For A Video Interview – Ashira Prossack

Top 10 Questions To Ask In An Interview To Get Hired – Sarah Hansen

9 Questions You Should Ask In An Informational Interview – Sabrina Rojas Weiss

Transferable Skills

TOP Hiring Without These Critical “Soft Skills” Is A Recipe For Disaster – Lou Adler

“Soft” Is An Understatement: The Importance Of Transferable Skills – Jeff Weber

The Hard Truth About Soft Skills – Mark Tarallo

3 Common Myths About Soft Skills, Busted – Samantha Mclaren

Academic Blues

TOP 9 Ways To Find Your Perfect Career Match – Sara Bliss

How To Address Your Career Confusion At Three Key Life Stages – Kathy Caprino

5 Ways To Get Out Of A Professional Rut – Anna Johannson

The Real Source Of Job Satisfaction – Jillian Kramer

Industry Positions

TOP Why The Huge Growth In AI Spells A Big Opportunity For Transdisciplinary Researchers – Ehsan Nabavi

How To Prepare For A Career In Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence – Scott Matteson

Creativity Is Not Just For The Young, Study Finds – Jeff Grabmeier

A List Of Psychology-related Jobs – Kendra Cherry

Business Acumen

TOP Top 5 Skills You Need As A Freelancer – Ana Isabel Alonsagay

5 Ways To Constantly Improve Your Business Skills – Bethany Seyton

Top 10 Most Important Business Skills One Should Learn – Hitesh Bhasin

9 Skills Every Sales Development Rep Needs To Master In 2019 – Jason Richman

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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.