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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (May 14th, 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

*How To Do Ambitious PhD Research And Succeed* – Julio Peironcely


TOP How To Make The Most Out Of College Networking Events – Mike Profita

7 Tips To Become A Networking Ninja – Angela Hosking

How To Write An Introduction Email To Someone In Your Network – Ariella Coombs

Networking In A Stealth Job Search – Liz Ryan


TOP How To Write A Cover Letter That Doesn’t Just Recap Your Resume – Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew

Moving Beyond Generic Resume Terms: Powerful Action Verbs For A Memorable Resume – Jessica Hernandez

The Fatal Resume Mistake 90% Of Job Seekers Make – Liz Ryan

How To Create A Killer LinkedIn Profile – John Nemo


TOP Got A Second Interview? Here’s What To Expect – Robby Vanuxem

How To Write A Narrative For Your Atypical Career – Jaclyn Schiff

Fact: No One Is Too Old To Go On Informational Interviews – Jenny Foss

Too Many People Make The Same Mistake After Bombing A Job Interview – Shana Lebowitz

Transferable Skills

TOP Prepare Your Career For The Future By Getting Your Soft Skills Up To Scratch – Josephine Parsons

Science Competitions Earn You Fame, Glory And Transferable Skills – Jack Leeming

9 Tips To Improve Your Communication Skills – Royale Scuderi

Cognitive Psychologists Say Overcoming This One Bias Leads To Public Speaking Success – Carmine Gallo

Academic Blues

TOP How To Do Ambitious PhD Research And Succeed – Julio Peironcely

Lost In Translation – Elena Blanco-Suarez

No Researcher Is Too Junior To Fix Science – John Tregoning

Ingredients For A Persuasive Review Proposal – Rebecca Schwarzlose

Industry Positions

TOP The Downs And Ups Of Corporate Research – Beryl Lieff Benderly

The 3 Keys To A Successful Job Search In 2017 – Jessica Hernandez

The 2 Things You Need To Remember When You’re Burned On The Job Search – Sara McCord

Project Manager Vs. Product Manager (And Other Jobs) – Aleksandar Olic

Business Acumen

TOP 5 Steps To Improve Your Team’s Strategic Planning – Iliyana Hadjistoyanova

How Corporate Innovation Programs Are Measuring Success – Jeremiah Owyang

Partnering With Data Scientists For Management Accounting Success – Daniel Smith and Timothy Driscoll

Choose Your Business Structure – Ameen Khwaja

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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.