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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 19th, 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

Networking

Top: 5 Different Ways to Get the Real Scoop on a Company’s Culture – Jenny Foss

How to Navigate Friendships at Work While Climbing the Corporate Ladder, According to Successful Entrepreneurs – “The Oracles”

3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Alumni Network – Dorie Clark

How to Introduce Yourself in an Email – Alison Doyle

CVs/Resumes

Top: You Can Overcome a Long Gap in Your Resume – Sue Shellenbarger

There Are 3 Kinds of Resumes. But Top Recruiters at Amazon and Google Say They Always Want to See ‘Format Number 3 – Bill Murphy Jr.

Job Hunting? A Google Executive Says to Use This 3-Part Resume Formula to Stand Out – Melanie Curtin

5 Resume Writing Tips to Improve Your Management Resume – Resume to Referral

Interviews

Top: Looking For A Flexible Job? Five Ways To Ace The Job Interview – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

The best way to answer this tough job interview question – Kathryn Vasel

Ace Your Interview Following These 15 Useful Tips – The Way Factory

How to Answer ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ in a Job Interview to Brilliantly Communicate Who You Are – Laura Garnett

Transferable Skills

Top: Articulating Adaptability – Robert Pearson

Why Resilience Can Make Or Break Your Career – Caroline Castrillon

Soft skills key for a successful career – Greg Fleming

How to Read a Roadmap like a Product Manager when you’re not one – Andrea Saez

Academic Blues

Top: Four PhD grads in the humanities tell their stories – Paul Yachnin

How I overcame impostor syndrome after leaving academia – Desiree Dickerson

Elite M.B.A. Programs Report Steep Drop in Applications – Chip Cutter

How I made peace with my imperfections in grad school – Brittany L. Ulhorn

Industry Positions

Top: Where Women Fall Behind at Work: The First Step Into Management – Vanessa Fuhrmans

The Product Manager vs. the CEO vs. the CTO – Brian de Haaff

Targeting Life Sciences Employers Based on Their Needs Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.

When a Pay Cut Can Help You Up the Career Ladder – Nicole Dieker

Business Acumen

Top: Shifting Approaches from Traditional R&D to Platform – Lisa Henderson

FDA Approves First-of-its-Kind Acute Migraine Treatment – Alex Keown

The Challenge of Cultured Meat – David Kirk

Pharma, Biotech VC Investments Continue Shift to Early Stage Deals – Sarah de Crescenzo

 

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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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