Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 22nd, 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

*Choosing Your Path, Seizing Opportunities* – Athene Donald

Networking

*TOP* Choosing Your Path, Seizing Opportunities  – Athene Donald

What To Do With All The Business Cards From Your Last Conference – Alexandra Samuel

10 Ways To Improve Your LinkedIn Profile – Richard Feloni

LinkedIn’s Fail! AKA Why No One Read Your Insightful Post? – Itai Lesham

3 Ways To Make LinkedIn Skills & Endorsements Work For You – Kylie Chown

CVs/Resumes

*TOP* How To Follow Up on a Job Application: An Email Template – Alex Cavoulacos

The Five Big Things Recruiters Look At On Your Resume Before Making A Decision – Alyse Kalish

What That Job Ad Is Really Saying – Ragini Parmar

Interviews

*TOP* 10 Quick And Easy Tips To Rock Your Next Job Interview – Christine Comaford

This New Interview Questions Site Is A Game Changer For Hiring Managers – Lily Herman

Jobseekers, There’s Really No Excuse: Research Before Your Interview – Nick Deligiannis

The Elephant In The Room: Where Are The Recruiters? – Alice Heaton-Ward

Transferable Skills

*TOP* 7 Communication Changes That’ll Instantly Make You a More Effective Speaker – Larry Alton

14 Soft Skills Millennials Must Master For Today’s Workplace – Danny Rubin

Shine At Work – Top 10 Must Have Skills – Catherine Adenle

Five Mistakes That Keep You From Landing The Job (That You Probably Haven’t Thought About) – Ashley Stahl

Academic Blues

*TOP* Know Your Limits – Sue Watling

An Unexpected Way To Achieve A Better Work-Life Balance – Jeff Halden

How To Make Sure You’re Heard In A Difficult Conversation – Amy Gallo

Industry Positions

*TOP* Finding Job Satisfaction As A Policy Analyst – Julie Gould

4 Tweaks To Rev Up A Stalled Job Search – Arnie Fertig

How Social Media Is Reinventing The Job Search – Zoe Baird

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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