Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 16th, 2016)
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 8 Networking Tricks For Introverts To Ease Your Awkwardness –Victoria Holt
6 Networking Tips For Graduate Students – Chris Sroka
Networking To Create Opportunities: Tips From A Graduate Student –Wajihah Mughal
No. 1 Networking Tip For Young Professionals: Be Genuine – Alicia Renee
TOP Five Tips For Nailing A Cover Letter Opening Statement – James Hu
Common Cover Letter Mistakes – Philip Charsley
The 5 Errors That Are Sending Your Resume To The “No” Pile – Marie Zimenoff
Are There Really ‘No Rules For Resumes?’ – Jim Schreier
TOP Thank-You Notes Still Matter: 3 Tips For Writing A Great One – Shannon Gausepohl
6 Tips For Responding To “Do You Have Any Questions For Me?” – Michelle Lopez
The Follow-Up Email Every Job Seeker Needs To Know How To Write – Adrian Granzella Larssen
TOP Stop Trying To Sound Smart When You’re Writing – Liane Davey
3 Ways To Conduct Critical Company Research – Virginia Franco
What To Consider When You’re Thinking About Jobs – Maggie Kuo
What Genuinely Confident People Do Differently – Dr. Travis Bradberry
TOP Surviving And Thriving In Academia As A Young Female Academic – Eva Lantsoght
Postdoc Mysteries – Beryl Lieff Benderly
The 7 Biggest Problems Facing Science – Julia Belluz, Brad Plumer and Brian Resnick
“This Is It”: How Is Baking A Cake Similar To Doing A PhD? – Ruth Patchett
TOP So You Think Management Consulting Is Right For You? Think Again! – Deniz Sasal
Personal Branding Toolbox For Your Job Search – Tracy Darchini
7 Things To Know Before Taking A Biotech Startup Job – Luke Timmerman
Crowd Funding And Commercialization – Dipanjan Nag
Making Microfinance More Effective – Dean Karlan, Rebecca Mann, Jake Kendall, Rohini Pande, Tavneet Suri and Jonathan Zinman
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