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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 13th, 2018)

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


TOP How To Ask For A Linkedin Recommendation That Works For You –  Alyse Kalish

Traditional Networking Is Dead! – Sheryl Johnson

How To Follow Up Over Email With A Key Person From A Conference – Danny Rubin

The Five Types Of Business Networking Organizations – Ivan Misner


TOP 7 Mistakes You May Be Making On Your Resume – Sylvia Giltner

3 Resume Tips To Ignore Right Now – Emily Moore

Make Sure Your Resume Does These 3 Things Before Applying For A Job – Andrew Fennell

What Makes A Killer Headshot For Your Business Profile, From Photographers – Lindsay Tigar


TOP Do You Shine During Your Interview? – Hannah Morgan

Best Interview Questions For Employers To Ask Applicants – Susan Heathfield

4 Tips To Ace Your Tech Interview – Thomas Griffin
What To Wear To Job Interviews? – Miki (Michal) Feldman-Simon

Transferable Skills

TOP Four Ways To Improve Your Communication Skills And Why It Matters – Jared Atchison

13 Interview Questions Hiring Managers Ask To Test Your Personality – Rachel Premack

How To Put Strategic Skills Employers Want On Your Resume – Donna Svei

The Power Of Transferable Skills – Sam Wilson

Academic Blues

TOP The Price Of Grief – Summer Praetorius

Dealing With Discomfort During A PhD – Jenny Mak

Resilience And The Nobel Prize – Athene Donald

Why World Mental Health Day Matters For Scientists – Elisabeth Pain

Industry Positions

TOP This Single Trait Will Make Your Business Competitive – Serenity Gibbons

The Ultimate Guide To Management –  Jami Oetting

10 Signs You Might Not Be Cut Out For A Data Scientist Job – Mary Shacklett

Newbie Knowledge: 6 Things New Job Seekers Must Know – Hannah Morgan

Business Acumen

TOP Make Data A Cornerstone Of Your Team – Vadim Revzin and Sergei Revzin

What Organizational Culture Is & Why It Matters – Caroline Forsey

How To Handle Personality Conflicts At Work – Royale Scuderi

Must-watch Films For Business Students – Evan Tarver

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.
Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.