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: Where Women Fall Behind at Work: The First Step Into Management – Vanessa Fuhrmans
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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CEO, CHEEKY SCIENTIST & SUCCESS MENTOR TO PHDS
Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.
Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.More Written by Isaiah Hankel, PhD