Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 29th, 2017)

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

*What Are Transferable Skills?* – Dawn Rosenberg McKay

Networking

TOP 7 Simple Ways To Become A Better Networker – Melissa Thompson

Hate Networking? Two Easy Secrets To Connect Like A Pro – Michael Zaytsev

Diversity And Networking – Ivan Misner

7 Tips For Effective Networking – Jo James

CVs/Resumes

TOP Wordsmithing Your Resume: Tenses, Plurals, And Optimized Keywords – Jon Shields

Why You Should Keep Your Resume Honest – Alison Doyle

Tools And Tips To Better Proofread Your Resume And Cover Letter – Jaynine Howard

Are you Embellishing Your Resume? – Nancy Anderson

Interviews

TOP The 10 Commandments Of The Job Interview – Aliza Licht

Nailing The Interview Process, Part 5: First Impressions Count – Bob McIntosh

How To Answer The Job Interview Question, ‘Are You A Leader Or A Follower?’ – Courtney Connley

How To Nail Your Skype Interview – Ashley Stahl

Transferable Skills

TOP What Are Transferable Skills? – Dawn Rosenberg McKay

Transferable Skills ‒ Problem Solving And Initiative – Carol Johnson

Why Good Listening Skills Are A Real Superpower – Kirstie Pursey

10 Tangible Leadership Skills That Will Land You That Corner Office – Alia Hakki

Academic Blues

TOP Finding Your Way In Academia: An Interview With Dr. Valerie Horsley – Adriana Bankston

Faculty Careers Can Progress In Many Directions – Viviane Callier

Scientists Bust Myth That Academic Productivity Declines With Age – Rachael Pells

When It Comes To Having A Family And An Academic Career, Find What Works For You – Vivienne Raper

Industry Positions

TOP From Academia To Co-Founding A Startup – Kari Roesch Goodman

How I Became A Product Manager – Ventrice Lam

8 Essential Tips For People Starting A Career In Data Science – Faizan Shaikh and Anshu Kaushal

Shifting Jobs? Here’s How You Can Negotiate To Ensure A Better Salary – Munira Rangwala

Business Acumen

TOP Business Strategy Still Key Despite New Technology Trends – Kevin Boudreau

Checklist For Choosing An Angel Investor – Ashutosh Kumar

Innovative Pharma Contracts: When Do Value-Based Arrangements Work? – Arnaub Chatterjee, Casey Dougan, BJ Tevelow, and Amir Zamani

What Founders Really Want From VCs – Fred Destin

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