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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 10th, 2017)

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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

*This Is What Every Job Seeker Should Ask In Interviews* – Jean-Michel Gauthier


TOP Networking: You Hate It Right? Here’s Why – Darrah Brustein

If You Want A Stronger Professional Network, You’ll Need To First Battle Your Brain. Here’s How – Wanda Thibodeaux

Make The Time For Business Networking! – Michael Goldberg

Kicking Ass And Taking Names: 11 Networking Tips From An Introverted Founder – Andrea Barrica


TOP 8 Changes Experts Made To Vastly Improve The Real Résumé Of A Mid-Level Job Hunter – Rachel Gillett and Anaele Pelisson

How To Make A Resume: A Step-By-Step Guide (+30 Examples) – Natalie Severt

What Are The Top 10 Resume Mistakes? – Nancy Anderson

Avoid These 8 Words And Phrases In Your Cover Letter If You Want To Impress – Michael Hoon


TOP This Is What Every Job Seeker Should Ask In Interviews – Jean-Michel Gauthier

Interview Cheat Sheet: 25 Tips To Nail Your Next Interview – Eric McWhinnie

5 Rules For Following Up After The Interview – Emily Co

How To Ace Your Next Phone Interview: 11 Simple Tips – Jeff Haden

Transferable Skills

TOP The Future Of Productivity: Teamwork And Collaboration – Martin Welker

Time Management Is Priority Management – Vivek Bindra

How To Speak Well… And Listen Better – Nido Qubein

How To improve Your Leadership Skills – Alexandra Yan

Academic Blues

TOP What To Know Before Starting Your Ph.D. Program – Maggie Kuo

How To Be A Great Reviewer For A Research Paper – Milka Kostic

Do We Need A Hippocratic Oath For Academics? – Trisha Greenhalgh

The Stories Behind A CV – Wei Ji Ma

Industry Positions

TOP 6 Things You Need To Figure Out Before You Negotiate Salary – Stacey Lastoe

Top 5 Traits Of Highly Effective Data Scientists – Vivian Zhang and Chris Neimeth

How To Start A Freelance Writing Business – Randy Duermyer

What You Should (And Shouldn’t) Do When You’re Waiting To Hear Back About A Job – Sara McCord

Business Acumen

TOP Get More From Your Pharma Commercial Spend Using Advanced Analytics – Rishi Bhandari, Brian Fox, Laura Moran, and Ziv Yaar

Understanding The Four Major Types Of Financial Statements And Their Uses – Greg DePersio

How To Optimize The Right Corporate Culture – Jörgen Sundberg

How To Write The Financial Section Of A Business Plan – Elizabeth Wasserman

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Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.

Luis, a Biochemistry PhD and cancer biology research scientist, is currently a StarShip Innovation Fellow at EIT - European Institute of Innovation and Technology. Patrícia is a cell and molecular biologist with business training, currently in the final year of her PhD at the University of Nice.
Luis A. Gomez-Sarosi, Ph.D. & Patrícia Silva, M.Sc.