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
How I Learned to Love Networking as an Introvert – Ellevate
Made A New Professional Connection? How To Follow Up When You Have Nothing To Say – Caroline Ceniza-Levine
Should You Connect With People You Don’t Know on LinkedIn? There’s a New (Right) Answer for 2019 – Bill Murphy Jr.
Top: Be proud of your resume, wobbles and all – Karin Bodewits
Work Advice: Do I really need to write cover letters for online job applications? – Karla Miller
Design your resume with a basic font and cover letter to land a job – Prerna Sindwani
Learn How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile and Score Your Dream Job – Entrepreneur
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
This is the best answer I ever received to ‘Tell me about yourself’—after 20 years of interviewing – Gary Burnison
What’s so wrong about lying in a job interview – Prodita Sabarini
Top: The rapidly changing workplace makes acquiring new skills more important than education – Jasmine Kim
Scripts for Responding to Negative Feedback – Jamie Lee
Two out of three UK business leaders think tech skills matter more than math and science – Vicky McKeever
The 7 most valuable career skills right now, according to UAE HR experts – Yousra Zaki
Top: ‘Graduate school is not designed for us’: For parents in graduate programs, traditional academia and gendered expectations clash – Emma Baker
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
VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a Strong HR Team – Lars Schmidt
Top: Why Companies Do “Innovation Theater” Instead of Actual Innovation – Steve Blank
Novartis, Microsoft partner to use artificial intelligence in drug research – Alaric Dearment
Transforming Clinical Trials: The Three Enablers of Intelligent Oversight – Wendy Morahan
50 Years of Life Sciences Innovation: PMI’s Top 10 Impactful Biotech Projects – Mark Terry
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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 3 million PhDs in 152 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 three 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