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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 29th, 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 6 Rules For Nailing The Perfect Elevator Pitch – Jeff Bercovici

How To Ask Someone To Be Your MentorEmily Moore

Connecting: Make Your Lists – Alana Muller

Five Ways To Better Networking – Ivan Misner

CVs/Resumes

TOP The Ultimate Guide To Creating A Professional Linkedin Profile – Shannon Lee

How To: Leveraging Linkedin For Networking – Kv Dipu

The Only Way Recruiters Will Find You On Linkedin – Jon Shields

How To Optimize Your Linkedin Summary & Profile To Get Jobs – Natalie Severt

Interviews

TOP How To Avoid The 4 Job Interview Mistakes Everyone Makes – Lori Bumgarner

Job Interview Follow-up: 5 Tips To Help You Get It Right – Hannah Morgan

17 Things To Do Before A Remote Job Interview – Brian De Haaff

Linkedin Ceo Jeff Weiner: Here’s The Most Important Question To Ask In A Job Interview – Marilyn Haigh

Transferable Skills

TOP Learning To Balance My Strengths And Vulnerabilities As A Leader – Lucka Bibic

How To Get The Most Out Of Every Job Experience – Ashira Prossack

The Best Way To Start Your Job Search Is To Be Specific – Gary Burnison

How To Put Strategic Skills Employers Want On Your Resume – Donna Svei

Academic Blues

TOP How Female Scientists Can Confront Gender Bias In The Workplace – Kendall Powell

Graduate Union Launches Campaign To Combat ‘toxic’ Phd Supervision Culture – Millie Kiel

For Supporting Postdocs, The U.K. Is Helping To Lead The Way—but More Progress Is Needed – Elizabeth Pain

The Squid Biologist Connecting Schools And Scientists Worldwide – Laura Poppick

Industry Positions

TOP A Facebook VP On Product Management Interview Questions—and How To Answer Them – Jacqueline Mcelhone

You May Not Have Even Heard Of These It Jobs, But Demand For Them Is Soaring – Vicki Salemi

Stem Industry: On The Road To Bridging The Widening Skills Gap – Kishore Jayaraman

Three-step Conflict Resolution For Project Managers – Bryce Welker

Business Acumen

TOP The Ultimate Guide To Blockchain – Alicia Collins

The Definition Of A Startup In 2018 (By The Numbers) – Alex Wilhelm

Top Talents Wants Meaning: Companies, Lead With Purpose – Dan Salcius

The Best-performing Emerging Economies Emphasize Competition – Jonathan Woetzel, Anu Madgavkar And James Manyika

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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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