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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 12th, 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, 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

*Your Genius Is Always Transferable*Maggie Mistal


TOP Examples Of Various Networking Letters And Emails – Alison Doyle

The 5 Types Of Business Networking Organizations – Ivan Misner

Networking That Will Get You Hired (Even If You Hate Doing It) – Daisy Wright

Networking Is A Necessary Skill, Not A Dirty Word – Lynelle Seow


TOP 34 Words & Phrases That Scream “I’m A Leader” On Resumes – Jenny Foss

How To Improve Your ‘Google Resume’ – Richard N. Bolles

5 Important Things Employers Notice About Your CV – Cameron Collins

Great Examples Of Achievements To Put On A Resume – Debra Wheatman


TOP 8 Tips For Answering “What Motivates You?” In A Job Interview – David Luther

Describe An Important Project You Worked On – Margaret Buj

9 Interview Tips That Will Help You Land The Job – Kelly Battles

How To Answer What Do You Know About Our CompanyAlison Doyle

Transferable Skills

TOP Why Soft Skills Are Important For Your Career – Ceren Cubukcu

Organizational Skills Are Needed Everywhere – Becky Vaughn-Furlow

5 Soft Skills You Need To Perfect Before Negotiating – Caroline Gray

7 Tips To Improve Your Communication Skills – Dylan Roshni

Academic Blues

TOP An Evidence-Based Career Change: My Move Into Medical Writing – David Payne

I’m Your Mentor, Not Your Mother – Larisa R. G. DeSantis

What I’ve Learned From My Learning Disabilities – Collin R. Diedrich

The Month Of Hell (TM) – Evan Hayles Gledhill

Industry Positions

TOP Your Genius Is Always Transferable – Maggie Mistal

From University To Corporate: What Happens After You Sign The Offer – Rabiah Damji

Biopharma Recruitment Trends For 2018 – Paul Strouts

Is It Smart To Negotiate Salary Over Email? This Woman’s Experience Might Surprise You – Tanya Tarr

Business Acumen

TOP The Best Companies Know How To Balance Strategy And Purpose – Laurent Chevreux, Jose Lopez, and Xavier Mesnard

Good Strategy Execution Requires Balancing 4 Tensions – Simon Horan and Michael Connerty

So, You Want To Join A Startup – Curt Nickisch

Global Pharma & Life Sciences Deals Insights: Q3 2017 – Glenn Hunzinger and Brian Geiger

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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.