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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 22nd, 2017)

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, 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

*To Cross The Therapeutics Finish Line, We Need To Change The Race* – Todd Golub


TOP 12 Tips For Awesome Event Networking – Marissa Kraines

A Guide To Networking At Business Events – Susan Jacobs

10 Powerful Business Networking Skills To Build Rapport Quickly – R.L. Adams

Successful Networking: Six Rules For The Road – Tim Askew


TOP This Is How To Tailor Your Resume To Land *That* Job – Dan Purvis

How To Write A Cover Letter – Susannah Snider

How To Use Google As Your Resume – Richard N. Bolles

Changing Careers? 7 Details To Include On Your Resume – Amanda Augustine


TOP 7 Ways To Calm Your Nerves Before A Big Job Interview – Deanna Hartley

How To Secure An Informational Interview – Jennifer Parris

10 Common Interview Questions To Prepare For In Advance – Chad Storlie

Nailing The Interview Process, Part 4: Practice Makes Perfect – Bob McIntosh

Transferable Skills

TOP Four Lab Skills That You Can Use Outside Of The Lab – Caleb McKinney

5 Ways To Improve Your Communication Skills – Zoë B

Transferable Skills Are The Key To A Successful Career Change – Kathy Card Beckles

What Career Skills Are The Most Valued By Employers? – Michael Page

Academic Blues

TOP To Cross The Therapeutics Finish Line, We Need To Change The Race – Todd Golub

Publishing In Scientific Society Journals: Good For Science, Good For Scientists – Julie Wolf

Why I’m Pushing For A Postdoc Union – Brian D. Weitzner

Research Integrity: Integral To Good Science – Uma Turakhiya

Industry Positions

TOP The Practical Rigor Of Management Consulting: Methods, Frameworks, And Impact – Bart Tkaczyk

6 High-Paying Jobs That Are Great For Career Changers – Stacey Lastoe

How To Identify A Toxic Culture Before Accepting A Job Offer – Jared Lindzon

How To Get A Product Manager Job In The Life Sciences Industry – Todd Wigmore

Business Acumen

TOP What Aspects Of Company Culture Lead To Increased Employee Engagement? – Tim Ufer

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Corporate Restructuring – Luke Arthur

Google, Venture Capital, And Biopharma – Neal Ungerleider

Which Business Type Is Best For My Company? – Jean Murray

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.