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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 4th, 2016)

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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

*As A PhD Examiner… My Top 25 Tips For PhD Students* – William Buchanan


TOP Informational Interviews: The Right Push For Your Career? – Meenakshi Prabhune

6 Fast Ways To Make Yourself Way More Interesting – Aja Frost

8 Inspiring Tips For Successful Networking – Martin Fullard

Which Type of LinkedIn Networker Are You? – Alex Hisaka


TOP How And Why Your Resume Should Be For Two Different Audiences: Man And Machine – Paula Rutledge

Job Postings: How To Read Between The Lines And Beat The Odds – Hannah Morgan

10 Resume Mistakes That Could Cost You Your Next Job – Meghana Sanka

How To Avoid The Job Search Black Hole – Robin Madell


TOP Headhunters Are An Invaluable Part Of The Recruitment Process – Kim Frost

A Harvard Negotiation Expert Says This Century-Old Freudian Concept Can Help You Get A Higher Salary – Shana Lebowitz

11 Job Interview Tricks That Are Hard To Master, But Will Pay Off Forever – Jacquelyn Smith and Aine Cain

The Current Interview Format Is Dead And Here’s Why – Andrew Lee

Transferable Skills

TOP Want To Give Engaging Speeches? Try This Technique – Coen Tan

It’s Time To Trash The Long-term Career Plan – Mark S. Babbitt

7 Emotional-Management Practices That Propel Success – Sherrie Campbell

How To Separate Your Desires From Your Aspirations – Deepak Chopra

Academic Blues

TOP As a PhD Examiner … My Top 25 Tips for PhD students – William Buchanan

Why You Should Never Tell Someone To Relax – Sue Shellenbarger

Abandoning My Tenure Pipe Dream – Roberto Abadie

From Academia To Industry A Short Guide – Aliyah Weinstein

Industry Positions

TOP Five Pro Tips To Nail An Interview And Land Your Dream Job – Lydia Dishman

7 Things I Learned About Venture Capital While Interning At A VC Firm  – Jordan Gonen

Finding Job Satisfaction As A Science Liaison – Jack Leeming

Leaving Academia To Become A First-Generation Farmer – Adrienne Green

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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.