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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (October 8th, 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

*Some PhD Students Say ‘No Thanks’ To Becoming Professors* – Rebecca Valli-Cornell

Networking

TOP Nervous About Networking? 5 Alumni Tips To The Rescue – Sasha Milam

Network When You Don’t Need It – Angela Copeland

“A Friend Of A Friend” Is No Longer The Best Way To Find A Job – Ilana Gershon

7 Ways To Be Memorable When Networking – Judith Ohikuare

CVs/Resumes

TOP How To Optimize Your Resume For The Recruiter’s 6-Second Eye Scan Infographic – Jessica H. Hernandez

The Perfect Pitch: How To Write A Successful Cover Letter – Naomi Larsson

Top 12 Tips To Help You Get The Job Offer You Want – Peter McGuire

7 Skills To Leave Off Your Resume – Emily Moore

Interviews

TOP How To Ace Your Job Interview: An Expert Explains – Mariana Bockarova

Know These Interview Questions – And How To Answer Them – Susannah Snider

How To Answer Why You Left Your Last Job – Sarah Sipek

The Only Interview Tips You Need To Score Your First Job – Eva Baker

Transferable Skills

TOP This Is How To Land Your First-Ever Management Role – Jaclyn Westlake

3 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Leadership Skills Up To Date – Robin Camarote

How To Improve Your Communication Skills – David Schopick

Making A Career Change In Your Forties Or Fifties: The Good News – Russ Finkelstein

Academic Blues

TOP Some PhD Students Say ‘No Thanks’ To Becoming Professors – Rebecca Valli-Cornell

Adios To Academia – Virginia Gewin

How To Escape A ‘Paint-By-Numbers’ Career – David M. Giltner

The Rewards Of Working As A Data Wrangler – Maggie Kuo

Industry Positions

TOP How To Become A Science Writer – Anne Helmenstine

First Days At Work – How To Make An Impression? – Rakhi Acharyya

What Job Should I Get When I Graduate? – Jenny Darmody

Career Advice: Financial Analyst Vs. Equity Analyst – Greg DePersio

Business Acumen

TOP Creating An Innovation Culture – Waguih Ishak

Illustrated Guide To The Supply And Demand Equilibrium – Jodi Beggs

Defective M&A Due Diligence: You’re Risking Your Enterprise – Kristin Casler

7 Useful Tips For Developing Your Sales And Marketing Strategy – Matt Goldman

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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