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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 27th, 2016)

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

*What You Need To Know Before Taking A Biotech Startup Job* – Mark Terry


TOP 10 Commandments For Better Networking – Ivan Misner

Four Email Subject Lines That Make Everyone Hate You – Sara McCord

Professional Networking Tips To Boost Your Career Potential – Joe Cote

Finding A Support Network Outside Your Job – Kevin Howell


TOP Top 10 Resume Writing Tips – Alison Doyle

3 Quick Tricks To Make Writing A “Conversational” Cover Letter Easy – Jenny Foss

3 Simple Tips To Make Your Resume Stand Out, As Told By An HR Professional – Liv Sanchez

8 Things You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems – James Hu


TOP 4C’s To Asking Great Questions On Interviews – J.T. O’Donell

How To Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Previous Job?” During An Interview – Jamelah Henry

5 Ways To Kill Your Chances With A Hiring Manager – Anish Majumdar

No Job Interviews? Here’s What You May Be Doing Wrong – Natalie Severt

Transferable Skills

TOP Illustrating Career Readiness Competencies Joseph Barber

10 Creative Exercises That Are Better Than Brainstorming – Dani Mansfield

How To Write Less And Say More: Smart Writing Technique – Sasha Vasileva

What Do You Need To Succeed? Listening To A World of Women Entrepreneurs – Karen Quintos

Academic Blues

TOP Why I Said No – Chandani Patel

4 Ways To Maintain A Positive Attitude Even When You’re Stressed – Brian Tracy

Fewer Numbers, Better Science – Rinze Benedictus and Frank Miedema

Scientific Writing: A Very Short Cheat Sheet – Meenakshi Prabhune

Industry Positions

TOP What You Need To Know Before Taking A Biotech Startup Job – Mark Terry

Putting The “In” In Industry: Top Tips For A Successful Transition – Esther Cooke, PhD

Win Your Job Search Competition With These 5 Tricks – Allan Smith

How To Find The Right Life Sciences Career – Monique Ellis

Business Acumen

TOP Tech, Private Markets, And A Trump Presidency: How The US Election Will Impact The Global VC Ecosystem – Keith Rabois

These Drugs Had The Highest Price Increases In 2015 — According To The Government Agency That Pays For Them – Lydia Ramsey

Biopharma Is Hungry For Data Scientists – Mark Terry

Biotech Financial And M&A Trends – Two Steps Forward, One Step Back – Peter Young

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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.