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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 10th, 2018)

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 How to Build Rapport With Anyone at Networking Events – Teresa Torres

This is why it’s important to network within your company –  Michelle Lando

Here’s How to Network like a Pro – Jesse Andreozzi

How To Network Within Your Network – Audrey Adair


TOP How to Highlight Job Skills on a Resume – Rebecca Koenig

These are 7 of the qualities bosses want the most in their employees – Rachel Premack

Think You Know How to Write the Perfect Resume? Think Again – Philips Team

17 LinkedIn Ninja Tricks Experts Haven’t Taught You Yet – Melonie Dodaro


TOP To Land a Great Job, Talk About Why You Love Your Work – Kaitlin Woolley and Ayelet Fishbach

Advice From A Nice Girl: How To Advocate For Yourself – Abbie Winters

How to Introduce Yourself at a Job Interview –  Alison Doyle

Dealing With An Interviewer Who Won’t Shut Up – Tom Sorensen

Transferable Skills

TOP Showing Off Soft Skills in the Interview –  Kaitlin McManus

Ready For A Career Makeover? These Skills Will Land You A New Collar Job – Avil Beckford

Best Presentation Ever: How to Elevate Any Talk to Make It Motivating, Meaningful and Memorable – Alison Davis

How To Sell Your Transferable Skills To Employers In The Environment Sector – TheEndsJobSeach

Academic Blues

TOP Struggle Saying No? Work Smarter and Do More of What You Want with These Simple Steps – John Boitnott

Five Things to Do After Finishing Your PhD – Joanna Hughes

Twenty things I wish I’d known when I started my PhD – Lucy A. Taylor

Breaking The Barriers Ale Palermo, Laura Norton, Pip Matthews, Matt Baldwin, Eleanor Hall, Julian Roberts and Hannah Rowe

Industry Positions

TOP Exploring The Complexities Of Bioart – Glyph

How To Get An Amazing Job Without Much Experience – Jon Youshaei

Choosing the Wrong Partner Can Easily Tank Your Business. Make Sure You Set These Expectations First – Joyce M. Rosenberg

The World as Your Lab: Science Writing with Avory Brookins – Jennifer Brouillard

Business Acumen

TOP If Your Employees Aren’t Speaking Up, Blame Company Culture – Hemant Kakkar and Subra Tangirala

What Is a Business Orientation? – Kimberlee Leonard

Custom Manufacturing Accelerates Time to Market – MaryAnn Labant

Top 12 Biopharma Manufacturing Trends – Eric S. S. Langer

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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.