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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 15th, 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

*How Transferable Skills Can Help You Break Into New Work* – Elizabeth Stapleton

Networking

TOP Networking Key To Professional Success: ‘They Don’t Want Robots’ – Angela Radesic

Business Networking Tips For Professional Career Development – Alfonzo Nelson

6 Things You Need To Know About Networking Online – Jane McNeill

Networking 101: Your Complete Guide To Master Your Networking Skills – Dana Srebrnik

CVs/Resumes

TOP Resume Writing Tips: Dissecting A Resume’s Purpose – Kimberly Sarmiento

Resume Headline Examples And Writing Tips – Alison Doyle

Ten Signs Your Resume Isn’t Working – Liz Ryan

Cover Letter Sample And Tips – Sue Ling

Interviews

TOP Nailing The Interview Process, Part 3: Research, Research, Research – Bob McIntosh

Company Culture Interview Questions – Alison Doyle

7 Killer Questions To Ask In A Job Interview – Michael Page

Cracking The Interview Code To Find Your Way In – Blair Decembrele

Transferable Skills

TOP How Transferable Skills Can Help You Break Into New Work – Elizabeth Stapleton

5 Transferable Career Skills You Can Learn For Free – Tenneil Turner

4 Communication Skills That Will Advance Your Career – Michael Hazel

The Simplest Ways To Improve Your Problem Solving Skills – Lynn Silva

Academic Blues

TOP Too Many People Dream Of A Charmed Life In Academia – Noah Smith

Hoping For A Faculty Job? Here’s What Hiring Committees Are Looking For – Maggie Kuo

Breaking The Curse On Science – Ayushi Sood

It Is Time To Understand Science’s Imperfections – David Payne

Industry Positions

TOP Career Paths Towards Venture Capital – Chris Shen

What Is A Data Scientist? A Key Data Analytics Role And A Lucrative Career – Sarah K. White

How To Choose A Data Science Job – Kirill Eremenko

5 Trends That Will Shape The Future For Business Development – Jody Glidden

Business Acumen

TOP What Exactly Is A Startup? – Amy Fontinelle

Why Is Marketing Analytics Important? – Piyush Rishi

Organizational Health: A Fast Track To Performance Improvement – Chris Gagnon, Elizabeth John, and Rob Theunissen

How To Make Your Drug Launch A Success – Rafael Natanek, Christoph Schlegel, Michael Retterath and George Eliades

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to 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 is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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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

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

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

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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