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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 27, 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

*Networking, Soul Searching, And Alternative Careers* Melanie Nelson


*TOP* The Four B’s Of Effective Communication – Doug Dickerson

5 Tips For Effective Phone Networking – Mary Elizabeth Bradford

What To Do When A Recruiter Contacts You Out Of The Blue – April Starcadder

Five Things Professionals Need To Know About Networking – Dorie Clark


*TOP* How To Impress Your Clinical Research Recruiter – Paula Cameron

Candid Advice For Job Applicants To Become Job Candidates – Kelly Blokdijk

5 Cover Letter Phrases That Are Losing You The Job – Aja Frost


*TOP* 5 “Horrible” Interview Moments You Need To Stop Overanalyzing – RIchard Moy

“Why Should We Hire You?” 3 Ways to Master This Interview Question – Lisa Rangel

Common Interview Questions And How To Answer Them – Charlotte Seager

The Biggest Interview Mistake Every College Grad Makes – Alan Colberg

Transferable Skills

*TOP* Successfully Making Transitions Between Academia And Industry –  Sue Bodine, Ph.D.

7 Tendencies That Stop Women From Following Meaningful Careers – Maria


4 Behaviors Of High Performers – Ken Sundheim

Academic Blues

*TOP* Networking, Soul Searching, And Alternative Careers – Melanie Nelson

Tips For Success On Your Path To Tenure – Rodney E Rohde

Researcher Organize Thyself – Dr. Inger Mewburn

Industry Positions

*TOP* Finding Job Satisfaction As A Medical Science Liaison – Monya Baker

Academic Vs Industry Careers – Guy Lebanon

The 7 EU-based Billion-Euro Biotechs You Should (Really) Know – Philip Hemme

Is This Job Right For Me? 3 Points To Consider – Nick Lacy

Creative Writing: A World Of Pure Imagination – Roberta Kwok

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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.