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
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
Top: HR Career Advice: Choosing a Human Resources Career – Joanne Chu
How Data Science Could Become A Mainstream Career – Gregory Ferenstein
Top: Top employers: Breakthroughs, impact, and purpose – Chris Tachibana
What trends will dominate HR tech in 2020? – Steve Boese
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