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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 3rd, 2017)

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

*What Do Companies Mean By Culture?* – Krystal D’Costa

Networking

TOP Networking 101: Tips & Mistakes To Avoid – Zach Seybert

10 Business Networking Tips: Grow Your Professional Network – Mike Fishbein

7 Tips For Building Your Professional Network – Tamar Shulsinger

Good News For Young Strivers: Networking Is Overrated – Adam Grant

CVs/Resumes

TOP How To Bring Your Resume Into Focus – Jessica H. Hernandez

3 Questions Every Resume Should Answer – Sameer Dholakia

You’re Hired: Land Your Dream Job With These Résumé Writing Tips – Jillian Knox Finley

How To Write A Résumé With Zero Work Experience – Erik Episcopo

Interviews

How To Stand Out During Your Next Job Interview – Betty Liu

The 10 Biggest Job Interview Mistakes: Essential Advice From The Experts – Sophie Christie

5 Job Interview Mistakes That Will Instantly Destroy Your Chances – Samuel Becker

Transferable Skills

TOP Anne Deeter Gallaher: Honing In On Your Transferable Skills – Cathy Hirko

Five Reasons To Leave Your Science Bubble – Chris Tachibana

Tuning Up Your Listening – John Amodeo

6 Soft Skills Technical Employees Need To Thrive – Laurence Bradford

Academic Blues

TOP Should You Go To Grad School? – Maggie Kuo

Communication As The Cornerstone Of Science: This Chemical Biology Ph.D. Recipient Looks Beyond His Research – Madison Rossi

Why The Mental Ill Health Of Academic Researchers Remains A Hidden Problem – Susan Guthrie and Catie Lichten

The R-Factor: A New Way To Rate Journal Articles? – David Matthews

Industry Positions

TOP What Is Project Management? – Sadia Maqsood

What Does It Mean To Be A Business Developer? – Yazan Abu Al Rous

How To Negotiate Salary (What YOU Need To Know Before You Begin) – Dakota Findley

Why The First Day At A New Job Matters – Mark Herrmann

Business Acumen

TOP What Do Companies Mean By Culture? – Krystal D’Costa

What Is Economics? – Jodi Beggs

What Is Finance? – Mark Kolakowski

The Top Companies In Medtech By 2016 Revenue – Amirah Al Idrus

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