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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 24th, 2018)

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


TOP 5 Psychological Hacks to Make You a Better Business Conversationalist – Imran Tariq

Networking For The Intimidated (A Process For Success) – Laura Mixon Camacho

Hate Your Job? Here’s What To Say When You Meet New People – Adunola Adeshola

6 Strategies To Build A Powerful Network Around You – Tim Denning


TOP What To Look For In A Resume When Screening Candidates – Ji-A Min

Aussie CEOs Share Their Top LinkedIn Networking Tips – Alexis Carey

LinkedIn Profile Tips: 18 Research-Backed Ways To Stand Out Professionally – Jessica Greene

13 Must-Haves for a Winning Resume – Lillian Childress


TOP 3 Things Strategic Thinkers Do To Get Hired In Senior Management Positions – Terina Allen

Starbucks’ Former HR Exec Says A Job Candidate’s Answer To A Simple Interview Question Predicts Success Better Than Their Entire Resume – Shana Lebowitz

21 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview – Shana Lebowitz

Tips on how to answer the most common job interview questions – Davis Muli

Transferable Skills

TOP How To Develop Effective Verbal Communication Skills – Sophie Thompson

Medium Product VP On Skills For Product Managers – Michael Sippey

The Importance of Soft Skills in Your MBA –  Niamh Ollerton

Skills to Include on Your Resume (With Examples!) – Robert Half

Academic Blues

TOP 22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It Leo Babauta

How to Leave a Job You Love – Gianpiero Petriglieri

Graduate School Should Be Challenging, Not Traumatic – Kathryn R. Wedemeyer-Strombel

Advice for the Person Who is Very Unclear About Career Goals – Erik Deckers

Industry Positions

TOP Didn’t Get the Job? The 3 Things You Need to Do Now – Laura Garnett

Make $100,000 Or More Working These Remote Jobs – Ludmila Leiva

A Journey From User Experience Design To Research – Anusha Bollimuntha

A Place For Ph.D.s: Perspective From The Health And Fitness Industry – Blaide Woodburn

Business Acumen

TOP 5 Soft Skills Small Business Leaders Need to Master to Lead Project Teams –  Eileen O’Loughlin

How To Set Up An AI R&D Lab – Foteini Agrafioti

Agrifood — The $8 Trillion Industry That’s Worth Your Salt – Esther Rodriguez

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Meeting Skills Without Looking Awkward In Front of Your Team – Elise Keith

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should 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 Hankel Ph.D.