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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 19th, 2017)

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

*How To Network: A Guide For Introverts* – Emily Blatchford

Networking

TOP How To Network: A Guide For Introverts – Emily Blatchford

Not Working Your Network: 5 Killer Tips To Grow Your Network Like A Boss – Ashley Gerrity

The 1 Thing Top-Performing People Do Every Day That Other People Don’t – John Eades

15 Surprising Stats On Networking And Face-To-Face Communication – Aja Frost

CVs/Resumes

TOP List Of Strengths For Resumes, Cover Letters, And Interviews – Alison Doyle

How To Write An Outstanding CV: 10 Useful Tips – Yvonne McQuarrie

3 Ways To Make Your Resume Stand Out — Even When You Have No Brand Names In Your Background – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

10 Things That Really Matter On Your Resume – Nancy Anderson

Interviews

TOP 7 Things You Should Say In An Interview – Mark Riddix

Job Interview Tips That’ll Get You Hired Fast – Ricardo Ramos

How To Write A Thank You Letter After An Interview – Joanna Zambas

3 Ways You Sabotage Your Job Interviews Without Realizing It – Stu Coleman

Transferable Skills

TOP The 5 Soft Skills You Need To Upgrade Your Career – David Baker

Stop Referring To Them As ‘Soft Skills’ – Georgina H. Black

11 Time Management Tips That Work – Susan Ward

10 Skills You Need To Succeed At Almost Anything – Dustin Wax

Academic Blues

TOP How Do Cell Reports Authors View Open Access? – Stephen Matheson

The Coming Of Age Of Biology – Rebecca Wild

I’m An Undocumented Scientist Fighting For My Dream – Evelyn Valdez-Ward

Behind The Publication Gender Gap – Colleen Flaherty

Industry Positions

TOP Making The Transition To An R&D Role In The Pharmaceutical Industry – Seema Sharma

Creating Career Categories For Better Data Collection And Transparency –  Maggie Kuo

How To Become A Market Research Analyst In 4 Simple Steps – Noel Griffith

Here’s What You Need To Know To Get A Clinical Research Job – Mark Terry

Business Acumen

TOP Your Strategy Should Be A Hypothesis You Constantly Adjust – Amy C. Edmondson and Paul J. Verdin

Many Strategies Fail Because They’re Not Actually Strategies Freek Vermeulen

Innovating At The Speed Of The 21st Century In Pharmaceuticals – Martin Elling and Dan Tinkoff  

CEOs Should Think Like Founders, Not Just Managers – David Kidder and John Geraci

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to 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 is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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