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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 13, 2015)

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

*The Transferable Postdoc* – Kendall Powell


*TOP* 7 Ways To Excel At Asking For Advice From Experts – Stephen Key

Overcoming Your Fear Of Networking – Ken Byler

Schmooze And Don’t Lose: Tips For Authentic Networking – Armina Khwaja

Networking Seems So Sleazy -Fatimah Williams Castro


*TOP* What Your Resume “Skills” Section Should Look Like – Danny Rubin

What I’m Looking For Isn’t On Your ResumeRalph de la Vega

9 Winning Resume Strategies For PhDs – Rudy Bellani & Zach Marks


*TOP* Preparing For An Interview? Here Are 3 Knock ’Em Dead Answers! -Paul Hollen

Every Interaction Is An Interview – Bonnie Gwin

An Unexpected Way To Prepare For Your Next Big Job Interview In Just 15 Minutes – Jacquelyn Smith

6 Types Of Stories You Should Have On Hand For Job Interviews – Kat Boogaard

Do This And Double Your Interview Invitations – Anders Liu-Lindberg

Transferable Skills

*TOP* The Transferable Postdoc – Kendall Powell

Your Kindness Will Lead You To Success – Bruce Kasanoff

Interviewers Care About Emotional Intelligence – Alyson Fadil

Academic Blues

*TOP* Why Self Belief Is Essential For Career Success – Alfred Ajani

Standing At The Crossroads: When PhDs Abandon The Tenure Track Career Path – Dara Wilson-Grant

How To Navigate An Academic Career -Esther Cooke

Industry Positions

*TOP* Reflections – My Transition From PhD To IndustryDr. Monika Stuczen

From Administrator To Web Developer, Speaker And Lifetime Learner – Gem Barrett

Want A Job In Recruitment? 6 Must Have Skills – Jorgen Sundberg

Career Talk: Being An Intellectual Property Lawyer – Andrew Pentis

What Graduate Students And Postdocs Need To Do At Career Fairs – Dr. Joseph Barber

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Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.

Cathy has a PhD in Medical Life Science and Technology and currently works as a publishing editor in Cambridge, England. Arunodoy is a PhD in Integrative Biology and has training in intellectual property, entrepreneurship, and venture capitalism.
Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. & Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D.