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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 26th, 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

Top Overall: Women in the Workplace 2019 – Jess Huang, Alexis Krivkovich, Irina Starikova, Lareina Yee, and Delia Zanosch

Networking

Top: 5 unique ways candidates have made themselves stand out in the job application process – Jessica Zapier-Greene

10 LinkedIn Secrets to Get Discovered by Recruiters and Grow Your Network – Madison Mento

This Is One Decision That Can Absolutely Ruin Your Career Success – Terina Allen

CVs/Resumes

Top: 10 Unexpected Ways to Use Cover Letters – Katharine Hansen

10 Tips On How To Craft A Perfect Resume – Kerim Hudson

How ‘Showing Your Work’ Is The New Résumé – Goldie Chan

Recruiters at Amazon and Google Say They Always Want to See ‘Format Number 3’ – Bill Murphy Jr.

Interviews

Top: Mastering The Art Of The Follow-Up Email In The Job Interview Process – Chris Westfall

50 Most Common Interview Questions – Glassdoor

How to Answer ‘Why Do You Want to Work Here?’ in a Job Interview – Josh Ocampo

Tips to Help You with Your Next Supply Chain Interview – SCM Talent Group

Transferable Skills

Top: Identifying and Communicating Transferable Skills for Life Sciences Professionals – Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.

How Academia Could Help Close the Technology Skills Gap – Ryan Foltz

Microsoft Office, data analytics, virtual assistant top most-wanted job skills – N.F. Mendoza

The Hidden Skillset of a Senior Manager – Chrisa Donovan

Academic Blues

Top: The 3 Most Important Questions Every Prospective Grad Student Must Face – Ethan Siegel

Maintaining balance in graduate school: Coping strategies for academic life – Sarah Tynen

Grad students to thesis committees: no more hors d’oeuvres – Adam Ruben

Post-Ph.D. job searches are tough. Here’s how I escaped Dr. Seuss’s ‘Waiting Place’ – Nathan Pickle

Industry Positions

Top: Improve your Chances of Becoming a Clinical Research Associate – Zeke Misner

Transitioning from postdoc researcher to gig-economy scientist – Amanda Niehaus

Multiple skills key to a medical research career – Sue White

Why is Supply Chain Such a Great Career Path? – Supply Chain Game Changer

Business Acumen

Top: Women in the Workplace 2019 – Jess Huang, Alexis Krivkovich, Irina Starikova, Lareina Yee, and Delia Zanosch

5 Biotech and Pharmaceutical Innovation Trends in 2019 – Charlie Harper

Silent (R)evolution in Medical Affairs Through the Power of Partnerships and Collaborations – Aleksander Bedenkov, Carmen Moreno, Ryan Bate, Andrey Ipatov, Filip Surmont, and Maarten Beekman

Preparing for Success: Advancing Site-Sponsor Relationships – WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG)

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by millions of PhDs and other professionals in hundreds of 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 3X bestselling books and his latest book, The Power of a PhD, debuted on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list. 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.

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