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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 1st, 2015)

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

*Career Paths: How To Decide Which Path To Take* – Rui Pires Martins


*TOP* Get Your Profile To The Top Of LinkedIn’s Search, LinkedIn’s Search Algorithm Dissected – Levi Lewis

Four Hacks to Building Stronger Personal NetworksKeith Ferrazzi

Setting Up A Professional Network – Alyssa Sbise & Sally Grace

How To Get Ready For Your Next Career Fair: Before, During And After – Danny Rubin


*TOP* “Me Want Job” Aka How Not To Write A CV – Rosalind Martin

8 Things Recruiters Look For In A Resume At First Glance – Ambra Benjamin

5 Resume Tips To Find A Job Abroad – Swati Srivastava

6 Chicago Recruiters Explain The Biggest Mistakes You Can Make On Your Resume – Sam Dewey


*TOP* There Are Only 3 Types Of Interview Questions. Here Are Your Answers – Penelope Trunk

Don’t Waste Your Time With Online Job Applications – Liz Ryan

Why Back-Door References Can Affirm (or Sink) Hiring Decisions – Kevin Chou  

4 Better Ways To Answer “What’s Your Biggest Weakness?” That Actually Sound Believable – Aja Frost

Transferable Skills

*TOP* 10 Tips To Beat Your Fear Of Public Speaking – Brenton Hayden

Leadership: Can You Learn to Communicate and Embody It? – Arthur Joseph

Why You Don’t Need To Be Smart Or Talented To Succeed – J. Maureen Henderson

Academic Blues

*TOP* 26 Time-Management Tricks I Wish I’d Known At 20 – Jenna Goudreau

How To Deal With 5 Job-Search Pain Points – Arnie Fertig (How To Deal With 5 Job-Search Pain Points)

How to Deal with Stress Of A Research Project Examination – Vicki Doronina

This Is The #1 Ritual You Need To Do Every Day – Eric Barker

Industry Positions

*TOP* Career Paths: How To Decide Which Path To Take – Rui Pires Martins

9 Ways Introverts Can (Quietly) Outperform All the Loud People Around Them – Bill Murphy Jr

The Secret Fears That Hold Back Women In The Workplace – Katya Andresen  

Why We Need More Women In Tech Sales – Jordan Leonard

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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.