Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 22nd, 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

*Harvard Study Reveals One Word Is The Secret To Being Likable And Emotionally Intelligent* – Thomas Koulopoulos

Networking

TOP Rehumanizing ‘Networking’ – Michelle I. Gao

How to Actually “Use Your Network” to Get Through a Job Search (Even the Tough Parts) – Anton Cherkasov

The New Networking Norm: Keys To Making Social Media Connections Count – Jennifer Chandler

How To Write Cold Emails That Quickly Convert Sales – John Rampton

CVs/Resumes

TOP 10 Things Recruiters Hate On Your Linkedin Profile – Lydia Geisel

Before You Write a Cover Letter for a Nonfaculty Job, Try This Exercise – Erin Bartram

11 bad and outdated job-hunting tips you should stop believing – Rachel Premack

Do Typos In A Cover Letter Or Resume Really Matter? (And 5 Tricks To Avoid Them!) – Alison Doyle

Interviews

TOP 8 Sneaky Sales Techniques To Try In Your Next Job Interview – Emily Moore

Help wanted, apply to the AI: Why your next job interview could be with a machine – Anand Ram & Matthew Braga

How to Prepare for a Biotech Job Interview Successfully – Preety Suman

Impress An Interviewer With Favorable Body Language – Kim Thompson

Transferable Skills

TOP Harvard Study Reveals One Word Is The Secret To Being Likable And Emotionally Intelligent – Thomas Koulopoulos

Transferable Skills with a PhD – Mark Bennett

How To Successfully Transition Into A New Career Without Starting Over – Adunola Adeshola

Academic Blues

TOP Experimental Technique Isn’t My Strong Suit, But I Can Still Be A Scientist – Sarah Anderson

These books can offer career guidance and inspiration – Elisabeth Pain

Leaving Academic Science Doesn’t Make You a Failure – Ahmed Alkhateeb

Why You Need An Agenda For Meetings With Your Principal Investigator – Tess L. Veuthey and Samuel Thompson

Industry Positions

TOP How Silicon Valley design principles can help you pick your post-Ph.D. path – Katie Langin

IPOs and Foreign Investment Propel Biotech: 4 Top Picks – Nitish Marwah

Biotech IPOs Are Booming … But For How Long? – Mark Terry

Types Of Careers Listed By Industry, Job, And Salary – Alison Doyle

Business Acumen

TOP From Product To Customer Experience: The New Way To Launch InJan Ascher, Daniel Höglund, Arafat M’lika, Ivan Ostojic, and Maxence Vancauwenberghe

Understanding an Equity Offer – Marty Speight

Why Big Tech And The Government Need To Work Together – Ash Carter

Disruptive Startups Get Funding More Easily, But Less Of ItTimo Van Balen, Murat Tarakci, and Ashish Sood

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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