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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 8th, 2016)

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

*So You Want To Be A… Medical Science Liaison (MSL)* – Sally Burn, PhD


TOP Check Your LinkedIn Profile for These 7 Mistakes – Alexandra Mondalek

10 Networking Mistakes That Will Ruin Your Professional Relationships – Suzanne Lucas

Managing Your Career (Personal Brand) – Kandi Brown, MS

13 Social Media Power Tips For Getting The Job You Want – Matt Sweetwood


TOP But I Don’t Have The Right Experience… – Samir Goel

How To Show 10 Top Soft Skills In Your Resume – JobScan Blog

Hunting For A Job? Use These 4 Tips To Screen Your Social Presence First – Tim Baysinger

7 Things You Should Never Include On Your CV – Lima Sehgal


TOP Don’t Make These Bad Assumptions About Your Job Interview – Alison Green

4 Nosy Interview Questions You’re Allowed To Ask (Because The Answers Matter) – Richard Moy

How To Style Your Skype Interview – Dan Royles

5 Things A Hiring Manager’s Probably Thinking During Your Interview (And What To Do About It) – Jaclyn Westlake

Transferable Skills

TOP Soft Skills That Have Hardcore Business Implications – Erica Keswin

How To Remember What Drives Your Career – Bruce Kasanoff

8 Brilliant Books That Will Lead You To Your Dream Job – Lily Zhang

Exploring Your Skills – Laura N. Schram

Academic Blues

TOP The Difficult Discussion Chapter – Dr Inger Mewburn

More PhDs Are Leaving Academia To Launch Their Own Business – Brenda Bouw

Career Planning – The Next Five Years – Naoimh O’Connor

The Hidden Perks Of Grad School – Nathan Johnson

Industry Positions

TOP So You Want To Be A… Medical Science Liaison (MSL) – Sally Burn, PhD

How To Transition From Psych PhD To Industry Job – Tchiki S. Davis

3 Tips To Make Employers Come To You – J.T. O’Donnell

How To Decide What To Do Next – Jake Livengood

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.