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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 13th, 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

*Networking – Love It Or Loathe It?* – Kate Atkin


TOP Networking – Love It Or Loathe It? – Kate Atkin

5 Ways To Reconnect With An Old Network – Kitty Boitnott

Here’s The Exact Email To Send A New Connection Without Seeming Annoying Or Needy – Libby Kane

Bonding In Boston: The Importance Of Networking In Science – Ashish Nair


TOP The Five Most Common CV Problems – And How To Fix Them – Andrew Fennell

Your Guide To Making Unrelated Experience Look Relevant On Your Resume – Kat Boogaard

14 Resume Tips And Tricks From An Expert – Amelia Diamond

The Difference Between Resumes And CVs – Michelle Lando


TOP Read This Before Your Next Job Interview – Betty Liu

Why Lowering Your Price Won’t Get You Hired Faster –Liz Ryan

5 Steps To Nailing The Informational Interview Like A Pro – James Hu

How To Rock The Interview – Judy Lytle

Transferable Skills

TOP These 10 Employee Skills Will Soon Be In Huge Demand – Larry Kim

Three Tips From A Neuroscientist On How To Be The Most Productive Multitasker – Neal Ungerleider

How To Calm Your Nerves Before A Big Presentation – Amy Jen Su

Using Our Social Skills To Advance Our CareersAnibal Valentin-Acevedo

Academic Blues

TOP Advice, Cheaper By The Pound – Dr Inger Mewburn

Ten Tips For Better Research – Jonathan O’Donnell

Five Golden Rules For Writing A Good Scientific Paper – Julian Venables

Are Today’s Science Students Making The Rational Choice To Avoid Basic Research? – Matthew Weed

Industry Positions

TOP Top 10 Biotech Jobs – Michael Salgaller

How To Clean Up Your Social Media During The Job Search – Lily Herman

Being A Consultant – Meltem Ballan

10 Benefits From A Stint In Management Consulting – James Raybould

Business Acumen

TOP Business Intelligence In Pharma – Alan S Louie

Here Are Johnson & Johnson’s Next 10 Potential Blockbuster Drugs – Sean Williams

What Pricing Critics Get Wrong About Drug Innovation – John LaMattina

Business Principles For Basic Researchers – Chris Tachibana

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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.