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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 25th, 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

*A Former Google Recruiter Reveals The Biggest Resume Mistakes* – Lydia Dishman

Networking

*TOP* The Conference That’s Trying To Reinvent How We Network – Alison Beard

A Better Way To Network For Women?  – Dr Christine Bailey

5 Reasons To Spend Much More Time On Your LinkedIn Headline – Stacy Zapar

The Best You: Tactics to Build Up Your Personal Branding Online – Tamar Weinberg

Three Strategies To Boost Your Networking Effectiveness – Michael Blatt

CVs/Resumes

*TOP* A Former Google Recruiter Reveals The Biggest Resume Mistakes – Lydia Dishman

How To Get A Good Reference If You Locked Horns With Your Old Boss – Alan Carniol

A Simple guide To Writing The Perfect Resume/CV – Susie Timlin

Interviews

*TOP* Are You Making These 10 Body Language Mistakes? – YouTern

5 Skills You Must Show Off To Land Your First Job (And Every One After That) – Lily Zhang

7 Basic Mistakes That Will Slow Down Any Job Search – Lea McLeod

Transferable Skills

*TOP* The Best Data Scientists Know How To Tell Stories – Michael Li

Five Simple Phrases To Help You Become A Great Communicator – Shavonda Miles

Passion: Your Secret Weapon For Job Search Success – David G. Jensen

Personal Branding Is The New Black – Simon Droog

Academic Blues

*TOP* Scientists Are NOT Bad Communicators – Alvin Stone

A Half Way Through Your PhD Checklist – Dr Inger Mewburn

12 Top Tips For Writing A Grant Application – David Crosby

Emerging Network And Resources For Exploring Paths Beyond Academia Fanuel Muindi & Joseph Keller

Industry Positions

*TOP* How Immigrants Can Land Their Dream Job in the US – Li Lin

Careers In Industry: The Options – Zoe Self

More Women Researchers Needed ‘To Deliver Food Security’ – Mark Kinver

Worst Career Advice: Do What You Love – Penelope Trunk

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Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

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