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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 18th, 2015)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

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 Overall

*Career Building In Nontraditional Postdoc Tracks* Hannah Rice


*TOP* The Best Business Networking Technique Is Simply Making A Connection – Dixie Gillaspie

3 Things Highly Successful People Know about Business Networking – Nidhi Kush Shah

What Will The Successful Scientific Social Network Of The Future Look LikePhill Jones

What Makes Millennial Networking Different – Baldwin Cunninham


*TOP* How To Write An Impressive Cover Letter From Scratch In 30 Minutes – Sara McCord

6 Ways Your Resume Says “Do Not Hire Me”  – Brian de Haaff

My Top Tips To Get Your CV Past The Robots  – Morna Simpson


*TOP* 17 Biggest Job Interview Mistakes – Andrew LaCivita

What To Do Before A Job Interview – Larry Robin

Overqualified Job Seekers: Smart Strategies For Success – Patricia Lenkov

Here’s How Fast Or Slow You Should Speak To Get Your Message Across – Lisa B. Marshall

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Why Public Speaking Is Linked To Being Successful– Richard Bradley  

Disrupt Yourself: 5 Good Reasons WhyWhitney Johnson

Understanding Resilience – Fleur Heazlewood

19 Signs You’re Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matter For Your Career) – Lindsay Kolowich

Academic Blues

*TOP* Career Building In Nontraditional Postdoc Tracks Hannah Rice

The Future Of The Postdoc – Kendall Powell

Bullying In Academia – Dr. Anuja Cabraal

Industry Positions

*TOP* How To Land A Job In Tech After A PhD (Even If You Cannot Install A Printer) – Claire-Louise Fagan

Industry Experience As A Platform For Academic Careers – Alaina G Levine

Can I Apply For 2 Jobs In The Same Company Liz Ryan  

Job Search Jump Start – Want To Change Industry But Can’t Get Interviews? – Gavin Lister

We Need More Women In Management – Ron Haynes

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.