Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 4th, 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

*Looking For Jobs But Lack Experience? Eight Ways To Sell Your Skills* Melanie Nelson

Networking

*TOP* A Graduate Guide To Successfully Working With Recruiters – Aleks Saddington-Poole

How To Land A Job In A New City Without Having To Move there First – Ashley Stahl

15 Simple Tips For Networking Your Way to Career Success – Dave Kerpen

CVs/Resumes

*TOP* How The Résumé Black Hole Actually Helps You Get Hired – Arnie Fertig

Resume Not Working? Maybe It’s Not Written For An Online Read – Virginia Franco

Here’s Exactly What A Hiring Manager Scans For When Reviewing Resumes – Matt Johnston

Interviews

*TOP* 4 Things That Destroy Job Interviews – Michael Price

10 Job Interview Questions You Don’t Have To Answer – Heather Huhman

The Interview Thank You Email vs. Letter Vs Note – Donna Svei

9 Rookie Interview Mistakes That Experienced People Make All The Time – Young Entrepreneur Council

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Looking For Jobs But Lack Experience? Eight Ways To Sell Your Skills – Charlotte Seager

Silencing the Inner Critic: 4 Tips for Overcoming Your Own Worst Enemy – Charles Gosset

7 Habits Of Highly Effective Communicators – Caren Merrick

Academic Blues

*TOP* What They Don’t Tell You About Your PhD – Arjenne Louter

Working in A Toxic Environment – Karaoulanis Andreas

You Really Should Be Taking A Lunch Break Every Day – Here’s Why – Sarah Landrum

Why You Feel Like A Fraud And How To Overcome It – Eric Barker

Industry Positions

*TOP* 5 Secrets to Finding And Working With A Mentor – Tony Conrad

8 Tips To Take Action With Your CareerJacqui Barrett-Poindexter, MRW

The Best Cities In The US For Jobs In Medical Sales – Sophie Deering

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.