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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 11th, 2016)

Best Industry Transition Articles For PhDs June 20 2015

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, transferable skills, interviews, academic blues, and industry positions.

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

*Inside The Mind Of Your Job Interviewer* – Emily Johnson

Networking

TOP 7 Ways To Make Sure You Get The Most Out Of Any Guest Speaker – Chris Taylor

The Free LinkedIn Tool That’ll Make It So Much Easier To Connect With Awesome People – Nathan Tanner

LinkedIn Profiles For The Out Of Work – Donna Serdula

The Beginner’s Guide To The LinkedIn Network – Elisa Lazzari

CVs/Resumes

TOP Sample Cover Letters For Job Seekers – Nicole Fallon Taylor

How To Tailor A Resume To The Job Description – Natalie Severt

How To Cut Your Cover Letter Down To One Page (Because Any Longer And No One’s Reading) – Alyse Kalish

11 Ways To Pad Out Your Résumé Without Lying – Rachel Gillett

Interviews

TOP Inside The Mind Of Your Job Interviewer – Emily Johnson

The Current Interview Format Is Dead And Here’s Why – Andrew Lee

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview – Peggy McKee

A Common Job-Interview Question About Regrets Is A Trap — Here’s How To Answer It – Jacquelyn Smith

Transferable Skills

TOP Transferable Skills: What Are Scientists Good At (Other Than Science?) – Ashish Nair

3 Hours To Greater Career Confidence – J.T.O’Donnell

Soft Skills Are Increasingly Crucial To Getting Your Dream Job – Guy Berger

How To Think Strategically About Public Speaking – Nick Morgan

Academic Blues

TOP Returning To Academic Work After Maternity Leave – Rachel Moss

Babies Or Career: How To Keep Young Researchers In Science – Ulrike Trager

7 Qualities To Look For In A Scientific Mentor – Barry Teater

What To Do When People Don’t Support Your Next Career Move – Dorie Clark

Industry Positions

TOP Doubts About Academia? Here Are 5 Reasons To Fall In Love With A Biotech Career! – Evelyn Warner

7 Reasons You Should Choose Technology Transfer As Your Next Career – Dipanjan Nag

How Failure Often Becomes Your Career’s Best Friend – Dawn Rasmussen

Alternatives To Professorships In Academia – Alaina G. Levine

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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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Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use ...

Informational Interviews For PhDs

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which ...

Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as "most important" for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this ...

Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your "walkaway number," spot "appeal-to-authority" tactics,  and avoid "muddying ...

Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn ...

Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, ...

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