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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 5th, 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

*What Are The Career Options For A PhD In The Pharmaceutical Industry?* – Seema Sharma

Networking

TOP Tips To Make Your Networking More Frugal And Less Forced – Munira Rangwala

Five Tips To Help You Get Over Your Fear Of Networking – Jennifer Johnson

Why And How You Should Diversify Your Network – Brian Hilliard

These Networking Blunders Can Cost You – Mark Alessi

CVs/Resumes

TOP 7 Key Resume Tips From Hiring Managers – Michael Hoon

Why You Need Both A Resume And A Strong LinkedIn Profile – Arnie Fertig

How To Include Your Activities & Interests In Your Resume – Angela Copeland

Here’s The Right Way To Submit Your Resume Online – Alison Green

Interviews

TOP Nailing The Interview Process, Part 6: Answering The Tough Questions – Bob McIntosh

Are You Really Ready For Your Interview? – John Krautzel

Key Questions To Ask To Stand Out In Your Job Interview – Ashley Stahl

Top Bosses Share The Interview Questions That Stumped Them – Brinda Dasgupta

Transferable Skills

TOP What Are Soft Skills? – Alison Doyle

How To Identify Your Transferable Job Skills – Lucy Debenham

8 Tips For Anyone Trying To Get A Handle On Time Management – Kristina Gordon

Are You A Leader Or A Manager? – Connson Locke

Academic Blues

TOP From Patients To Partners – Peter DelNero and Alexandra McGregor

Do You Believe In Life After Lab? – Adam Ruben

Graduate Survey: A Love-Hurt Relationship – Chris Woolston

Surviving Academia As An Early Career Researcher: An Unreliable Guide – Rebecca Wild

Industry Positions

TOP What Are The Career Options For A PhD In The Pharmaceutical Industry? – Seema Sharma

Don’t Learn To Be A Data Scientist – Buck Woody

Tips On How To Get Hired From Roche – Mark Terry

Thinking About A Career Switch To Data Science? – Vivian Zhang and Chris Neimeth

Business Acumen

TOP 4 Common Types Of Organizational Structures – Larry Alton

Product Management In The Age Of Disruption – Mark Brinda, David Mortlock and James Dixon

Top Employers 2017: High Marks For Innovation, Long-Term Vision, And Social Responsibility – Chris Tachibana

Private Equity Vs. Venture Capital: Why The Lines Have Blurred – Brian DeChesare

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Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

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Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

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Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

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