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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 26th, 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

*Looking Beyond The Lab: Bringing Your Science Skills To The Boardroom* – Paul Strouts

Networking

TOP Build Your Business By Building Relationships – Ivan Misner

The 7 Types Of People You Need In Your Network – Christine M. Hollinden

13 Tips For Networking At Holiday Parties And Events – Lisa Rangel

The 7 Characteristics Of A Great Networker – Ivan Misner

CVs/Resumes

TOP Be On Top Of The Game With These CV Writing Tips – Anna Verasai

Resume Writing Tips For 2018 (Infographic) – Jessica H. Hernandez

What Are The 10 Most Useless Resumes? – Nancy Anderson

3 Popular Resume Formats That Get Job Offers – Debra Wheatman

Interviews

TOP Ten Tips For People Who Get Nervous At Job Interviews – Liz Ryan

Interview Questions About Your Goals For The Future – Alison Doyle

Nailing The Interview Process, Part 7: Sending Thank-You Notes – Bob McIntosh

What Not To Say When A Hiring Manager Says, ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ – Marguerite Ward

Transferable Skills

TOP Looking Beyond The Lab: Bringing Your Science Skills To The Boardroom – Paul Strouts

Can You Be A Great Leader Without Technical Expertise? – Art Markman

Ways To Improve Your Communication Skills – Tehzeeb Node

7 Soft Skills You Need To Achieve Career Growth – Sophia Bernazzani

Academic Blues

TOP To Predict What Research Will Be Transformative, A Crystal Ball Might Be Your Best Option – Elisabeth Pain

What Can You Be With A PhD? – Elisa Lazzari

Abandon Ship, Or Learn To Swim: The Gamble Young Scientists Must Make – Atma Ivancevic

Science In 17 Syllables – Andrew M. Holmes

Industry Positions

TOP What The Heck Is An Engineer Anyway? – Adam Ruben

Five Business Development Tips From The Top – Adam Mendler

How To Land Your First Consulting Client – Michael W. McLaughlin

The Trick To Negotiating A Better Job Offer Is A Single Sentence Recruiters Love To Hear – Betsy Mikel

Business Acumen

TOP Scientists-Turned-Entrepreneurs Share Lessons Learned Launching Startups – Rachel Tompa

How To Excel At Both Strategy And Execution – Paul Leinwand and Joachim Rotering

Your Strategy Has To Be Flexible – But So Does Your Execution – Martin Reeves and Rodolphe Charme di Carlo

The Yin And Yang Of Organizational Health – Lili Duan, Rajesh Krishnan, and Brooke Weddle

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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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Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

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Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

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