Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 12th, 2019)
Every week, we scour the Internet for the best industry transition articles for PhDs – so you don’t have to!
Our two consultants independently search for the most informative articles in the categories of networking, CVs/resumes, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen.
Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and a top overall article for the week.
This week’s best articles are…
Top Overall: Background Checks for Life Sciences Professionals: What to Expect – Katharine Hansen, PhD
Top: Going To A Networking Event? Here’s How To Keep Track Of Business Cards And Connections – Young Entrepreneur Council
Made A New Professional Connection? How To Follow Up When You Have Nothing To Say – Caroline Ceniza-Levine
Top: Be proud of your resume, wobbles and all – Karin Bodewits
Design your resume with a basic font and cover letter to land a job – Prerna Sindwani
Top: Making the Most of Working with Recruiters in the Life Sciences Industry – Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.
Do You Send a Thank You Note After a Job Interview? – Josh Ocampo
What’s so wrong about lying in a job interview – Prodita Sabarini
Scripts for Responding to Negative Feedback – Jamie Lee
Reviewers, don’t be rude to nonnative English speakers – Adriana L. Romero-Olivares
How I overcame impostor syndrome after leaving academia – Desiree Dickerson
The Grad Abroad: Doing Your Ph.D. in Germany – Riley Linebaugh
Top: Background Checks for Life Sciences Professionals: What to Expect – Katharine Hansen, PhD
Switching from academia to MedComms – Daniele Guido
Research: People Want Their Employers to Talk About Mental Health – Kelly Greenwood, Vivek Bapat, Mike Maughan
Top: Why Companies Do “Innovation Theater” Instead of Actual Innovation – Steve Blank
If you’re ready to start your transition into industry, you can apply to book a free Transition Call with our founder Isaiah Hankel, PhD or one of our Transition Specialists. Apply to book a Transition Call here.
ABOUT ISAIAH HANKEL, PHD
CEO, CHEEKY SCIENTIST & SUCCESS MENTOR TO PHDS
Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by millions of PhDs and other professionals in hundreds of different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.
Dr. Hankel has published 3X bestselling books and his latest book, The Power of a PhD, debuted on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list. His methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.More Written by Isaiah Hankel, PhD