Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, November 2nd, 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: A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring an Effective Interview Process – Samantha McLaren
Top: The Secrets of Successful Female Networkers – Harvard Business Review
Biggest Mistake People Make On LinkedIn – Robin Ryan
5 expressions to avoid in formal networking situations – Judith Humphrey
The #1 Thing Women Can Do To Advance At Work -Georgene Huang
Top: Word Choice Can Make a Big Difference in Resumes and Cover Letters – By Katharine Hansen, PhD
The Type of Cover Letter You Need Based on Your Situation – Katharine Hansen, PhD
Amazon Career Experts Say That to Get Your Next Job, Your Resume Should Always Have These 5 Simple Things – Peter Economy
This is when you should use a video résumé (and how to do it well) – Conrad Benz-Glassdoor
Top: A Step-by-Step Guide to Structuring an Effective Interview Process – Samantha McLaren
How to Master Interview Small Talk – Laura Brothers
Why some job interviews are downright weird – BBC News
A Top FBI Negotiator Shares 5 Tactics for Getting the Outcome You Want – Samantha McLaren
Top: The 10+ Most Important Job Skills Every Company Will Be Looking For In 2020 – Bernard Marr
This is the most in-demand soft skill that companies want – Emma Charlton
As AI infiltrates work, employers pay a premium for soft skills – Valerie Bolden-Barrett and Kate Tornone
This is how journaling can make you a more effective leader – Aytekin Tank
Top: Graduate Abuse – Derek Lowe
Academics in Ukraine Fighting Against Rampant Misconduct – Emil Filtenborg and Stefan Weichert
Leaving academia: there are still opportunities to make a difference in research – Danil Mikhailov
Women are regularly read and cited less in academia, but not for lack of research, UCI study shows – Lilly Nguyen
Top: HR Career Advice: Choosing a Human Resources Career – Joanne Chu
How Data Science Could Become A Mainstream Career – Gregory Ferenstein
If Sales is Your Next Career Path, Here’s What You Need to Know to Succeed – Greg McBeth
Top: Top employers: Breakthroughs, impact, and purpose – Chris Tachibana
Here’s how Pfizer’s reorg and Mylan’s identity crisis yielded a giant generics merger – Angus Liu
Charities Pay $6 Million to Settle Medicare Kickback Allegations in Pharma Probe – Alex Keown
What trends will dominate HR tech in 2020? – Steve Boese
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ABOUT ISAIAH HANKEL, PHD
CEO, CHEEKY SCIENTIST & SUCCESS MENTOR TO PHDS
Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.
Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.More Written by Isaiah Hankel, PhD