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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 29th, 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

*20 Networking Tips From A Master Networker* – Richard Feloni


TOP 20 Networking Tips From A Master Networker – Richard Feloni

9 Tips To Land A Great Mentor: How To Ask A Stranger For Career AdviceSabina Nawaz

How To Network As A Grad Student  – Tarra Carrathers

Inside LinkedIn: 8 Secrets To Getting The Most Out Of It – Wayne Breitbarth

Networking Tips For Introvert Business Leaders – Niraj Ranjan Rout


TOP 4 Ways To Make Sure Your Resume Is Selling You As The One For The Job – Katie Douthwaite Wolf

Integrating Your Personal Brand Into Your Resume – Martin Yate

How To Follow Up On Your Job Application Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW

Job Applicant Pitfalls – Joseph Barber


TOP 22 Interview Questions That’ll Get You The Real Inside Scoop On Company CultureLindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi

Reasons Why A Tough Job Interview Is Better for You – Heather Huhman

The Dreaded Fit Question Comes First! – Kellee Weinhold

How A CEO Hacked His Way Into A Job Interview – Kyle Reyes

Transferable Skills

TOP How To Get The Job…Even After A Bad Interview – Nishant Bhajaria

4 Mentalities That Are Killing Your Career – J. t. O’Donnell  

Automation Is Eating Jobs, But These Skills Will Always Be Valued In The Workplace – Alison E. Berman

What Kind Of Thinker Are You? – Mark Bonchek and Elisa Steele

Academic Blues

TOP Achieving Work-Life Balance – Danielle Marias

How Do Our PhDs Look At An Industry Job? – Sanjaya Mallick

Should I Become A Long-Term Postdoc -Sven Hendrix

Men, Women, And Our Limiting Mythology Of Success – Maria Popova

Industry Positions

TOP The Search: Know What You’re Looking For – Matt Nagler

3 Ways To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Seriously – Ariella Coombs

From Academia To Corporate: How To Make A Major Career Transition – Debra Wheatman

Online Skills Are Hot, But Will They Land You A Job? – Lauren Weber

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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.