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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 2nd, 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

*Prioritize The Needs Of The Audience When Giving A Presentation* – David Rubenson

Networking

TOP How To Email Someone You Haven’t Talked To In Forever – Rebecca Zucker

How To Get In The Mood To Network – Deena Baikowitz

Networking Your Way To More And Better Referrals – Stephen Fairley

How To Network On LinkedIn Like A Pro – Syed Balkhi

CVs/Resumes

TOP 10 Tips For Making LinkedIn Useful, Even If You Already Have A Job – David Nield

I’ve Hired Dozens Of People During My Career — Here Are 8 Cover Letter Mistakes That Immediately Raised Red Flags – Jennifer Still

How To Make A Resume For A Job: Writing Guide [30+ Examples & Tips] – Christian Eilers

You Never Have A Second Chance To Make A Good First Impression! – Katie Roth

Interviews

TOP When Should You Start Discussing Salary In An Interview? – Robert Half

How To Answer The 6 Most Common Job-Interview Questions – Alison Green

Ask A Real Recruiter: How Do I Prove That I’m The Best Candidate In An Interview? – Jessica Vann

Most Common Interview Mistakes To Avoid – Alison Doyle

Transferable Skills

TOP Five Ways To Develop Effective Business Communication Skills – Issac Thomas

5 Essential Soft Skills For Every Customer-Facing Team – Samara Wenten

The Most Important Skill People Are Losing – Gustavo Razzetti

How To Avoid Making Costly Bad Hires – Brian Weed

Academic Blues

TOP Prioritize The Needs Of The Audience When Giving A Presentation – David Rubenson

What Is Your Responsibility As A Bystander To A Colleague Having Problems? – Allison M. Vaillancourt

Top Cancer Scientist Loses £3.5m Of Funding After Bullying Claims – Hannah Devlin and Sarah Marsh

I Find My Inspiration In The Outdoors. Whatever Moves You, Make It A Priority – Jon Hellin

Industry Positions

TOP Vantage Pharma Half-Year Report: Venture Capital Investment Up, M&A Down – Mark Terry

How To Become A DevOps Engineer: A Cheat Sheet – Alison DeNisco Rayome

How A Love For Math Turned Into A Career In Venture Capital (And How This VC Spends Her Days) – Christina Vuleta

The Best Life Science Companies To Work For In The USA (2018) – Peter Hogg

Business Acumen

TOP Business Forecasting: Understanding The Basics – Andrew Beattie

Engaging Your Workforce Through Disruption – Adam Pressman

3 Organizational Culture Mistakes To Avoid During An M&A – Colin Lange

Quantitative Methods For Business Decisions – Shane Hall

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by millions of PhDs and other professionals in hundreds of 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 3X bestselling books and his latest book, The Power of a PhD, debuted on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list. 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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