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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, December 28th, 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: Top 10 Biopharma Stories of 2019 – Mark Terry and Alex Keown

Networking

Top: How to Make Connections That Count — Advice From a Silicon Valley Veteran (and Introvert) – Karen Wickre

Your Online Presence as a ProfessionalKatharine Hansen

Your Social Network Isn’t Diverse Enough – Tamara El-Waylly

Mark Cuban answers cold email from this 27-year-old entrepreneur, ends up investing – Blair Shiff

CVs/Resumes

Top: Resume Writing Tips For 2020 – Jessica Hernandez

4 Tips on Applying for Jobs Outside of Academe – Ben Dumbauld

How to Mention Relocation in a Cover Letter – Alison Doyle

7 tips to get your resume past the robots reading it – Jennifer Liu

Interviews

Interviews

Top: Top Interview Pet Peeves from Hiring Managers – Katharine Hansen

Top 10 Interview Questions And Answers Phil Baker

Your Ultimate Guide to Answering the Most Common Interview Questions – The Muse

6 Sticky Interview Situations and How to Handle Them – Katharine Hansen

Transferable Skills

Top: How to Be Creative – Max Richtell

6 Skills That Wise Companies Harness for World-Changing Innovation – Kristen Senz

How technology can amplify great teaching – Sandra Liu Huang

How to Develop the Essential Skills to Be a Project Manager – Kat Boogaard

Academic Blues

Top: Our top essays by scientists in 2019 – Katie Langin

Why We Need a Yelp for Doctoral Programs – Leonard Cassuto

Go figure: salary drives researchers to move to new countries – Chris Woolston

You Can Go Home for the Holidays – David D. Perlmutter

Industry Positions

Top: A Decade Of Diversity Highs And Lows – Ruth Umoh

The 6 Most In-Demand Life Sciences Jobs Right Now – Alex Keown

80+ Back Doors Into Cyber Careers – Keirsten Brager

How I Learned to Become a Product Manager – Pronoy Chaudhuri

Business Acumen

Top: Top 10 Biopharma Stories of 2019 – Mark Terry and Alex Keown

The top 20 drugs in 2020 – worldwide sales – Tracy Staton

The 12 Days of Christmas, Biopharma Style Mark Terry and Alex Keown

2019’s 10 defining moments in venture capital – Kate Clark

 

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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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