Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, December 7th, 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: What You Should Do When Meeting with a CEO – Paul Petrone
Networking Tips From Stitch Fix’s Founder Katrina Lake – Elana Lyn Gross
Job Search Networking 101 For Engineers – Nader Mowlaee
This Is How You Should Be Networking Your Nonprofit – Kelly Hoey
Top: How One Common Phrase Can Undermine Your Job Search – Mike Firmand
5 Things That Will Screw Up Your Cover Letter – Nick Kolakowski
5 Resume Hacks for Engineers – Nader Mowlaee
Top: Landing a Job Offer: How to Overcome Objections During an Interview – Katharine Hansen, PhD
5 reasons you’re not being remembered after an interview – Erica Lamberg
Steps in the Job Interview Process – Alison Doyle
Top: 9 Ways to Become a Strategic Talent Advisor to Your Business, According to John Vlastelica – Samantha McLaren
Data Scientists: Machine Learning Skills are Key to Future Jobs – Nick Kolakowski
How to Provide Great Feedback When You’re Not In Charge – Farnam Street
Soft skills will dominate all jobs by 2030 – Lilia Guan
PhD students in China report misery and hope – Chris Woolston & Sarah O’Meara
How to welcome a new international researcher into your team – Lara Pivodic
Top: The Full-Stack HR Professional – Josh Bersin
The Project Manager (A Misunderstood Product Owner Stance) – Robbin Schuurman
A cell biology path outside of academia – Nic Fleming
How to Become a Mechanical Engineer (+Skills and Salary) – Lauren Pope
Top: The top 15 biopharma M&A mistakes of the last decade – Eric Sagonowsky
How Machine Learning Gives Life Sciences Sales a Competitive Advantage – David Weiss & Bill Woywod
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