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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 11th, 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

*The Non-Academic Job Hunt: Questions FROM Interviewers* – Elizabeth Ohneck


*TOP* Five Things Professionals Need to Know About Networking – Dorie Clark

1 Thing I Did To Get My Last 3 Jobs Using LinkedIn – Prashin Chaturvedi

Power Of Networking: How The Rich Do It – Jennifer Openshaw

Ten Professional Networking Principles – Angela Weinberger


TOP* 5 Things That Are Doing More Damage To Your Job Application Than You Realize – Kat Moon

The Perfect CV – James Caan

5 Tips To Help You Write A Great Cover Letter – Lea McCleodn


*TOP* The Non-Academic Job Hunt: Questions FROM Interviewers – Elizabeth Ohneck

It’s Not You, It’s Your Interview – Li Lin

The 12 Best Questions For Closing Your Next Job Interview – Levo League

Transferable Skills

*TOP* When Hiring, It’s Character That Matters – John Thiel

Traditional Job Search Is Dead- R.I.P. – Marc Miller

8 Reasons You Are Not Motivated and Why You Need To Stay Motivated No Matter What! Harrison Barnes

Academic Blues

*TOP* How To Develop a Daily Writing Habit – Tanya Golash-Boza

Self-Appreciation For Postdocs- You Are Employable – Sally Burns

Please Fit Your Oxygen Mask Before Helping Others – James Donald

Industry Positions

*TOP* Uprooting My Research From The Bench And Planting It In An Office – Heather Marshall

Career Paths: Out Of The Ivory Tower – Lauren Emily Wright

Big U.S. Banks Boost Efforts To Recruit, Retain Female Employees – Emily Glazer

The 12 Best Cities In The World To Start Your Career – Lindsay Kolowich

Here’s How Recruiters Really Fill Jobs – Hannah Morgan

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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.