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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 16th, 2018)

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

Networking

TOP How To Optimize Your Linkedin Profile For Business Networking –  Kailynn Bowling

Body Language When Networking – Ivan Misner, Ph.D

3 Phrases You Should Use To Follow Up Instead Of “Not Sure If You Saw My Last Email…” – By Alyse Kalish

You Can Improve Your Email Etiquette By Following These Steps – Eva Short

CVs/Resumes

TOP The Ultimate Guide To Writing A Cover Letter – Jami Oetting

Getting Your Resume Right Is An Art. #5 Must Dos For Every Job Aspirant – Aastha Singal

13 Must-have Words To Include In Your Resume –  Amy Elisa Jackson

39 Resume Accomplishments Examples To Demonstrate Your Value – Paige Doepke

Interviews

TOP 10 Things You Should Know Before You Leave A Job Interview – K. H. Queen

Job Interview Thank You Letter Template – Alison Doyle

Interview Q&A: What Did You Enjoy Most About Your Last Job? – Susan P. Joyce

3 Interview Mistakes That Cost You Job Offers – Biron Clark

Transferable Skills

TOP Exactly How To Sharpen Essential Job Skills During Your Next Presentation – Darren Menabney

Soft Skills Are Underrated – Jim L. Smith

Develop These 5 Communication Skills To Succeed At Business – Joe Rutland

What Are Transferable Skills? – Dawn Rosenberg Mckay

Academic Blues

TOP These Studies Offer A Realistic View Of Postdoc Life—And Guidance For Making Career Decisions That Work For You – Beryl Lieff Benderly

To Fail Is To Learn – Frank Norman

A Phd… Plus Four Kids?! – Sarah Stanford

Depression Tracker – Virginia Gewin

Industry Positions

TOP What Qualifications Do You Need To Be A UX Designer? – Caroline White

8 Real Challenges Data Scientists Face – Laurence Bradford

Project Management 101: How To Create An Effective Plan – Alexandra Cote

7 Freelance Tips — Do What I Say, Not What I Do Edition – Neil McBean

Business Acumen

TOP Organizational Grit – Thomas H. Lee and Angela L. Duckworth

Why Data Culture Matters – Alejandro Díaz, Kayvaun Rowshankish, And Tamim Saleh

The Lesson About Mergers And Acquisitions That CEOs Forget At Their Peril – Chris Hughes

How The Platform Economy Is Reshaping Global Trade – Sangeet Paul Choudary

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BOOKS

Complete LinkedIn Guide For PhDs

Learn how to build the perfect LinkedIn profile to attract hiring managers and recruiters. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven ...

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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