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Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 6, 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

*Advice For Phd Students: Tips From Professors, Startup Founders, And Industry Professionals* – Nick Mordwinkin


*TOP* 4 Tips To Make Networking Less Scary – Amiya Halder

Networking: Talking The Talk – Rachel Harris

Long Distance Networking: A Lifelong Investment – Melanie Nelson

7 Tips For Emailing Busy Professionals – Elad Guberman


*TOP* Make Sure This Part Of Your Resume Is Flawless – Maggie Graham

A Very Simple Recipe For The Perfect Job Search – Bernard Marr

How To Guarantee Your Resume Shows Up Correctly On Mobile (Because It Probably Doesn’t) – Aja Frost


*TOP* 10 Tips To Help You Ace Your Next Interview: Career Guide 2015 – PRWeek

If You Can’t Get Past The Interview Stage, You’re Probably Making One Of These Mistakes – Christy Frank

Three Rules For Powerful Questions – David G. Jensen

Transferable Skills

*TOP* This Is The #1 Trait You Need To Get Ahead In Your Career According To New Research – Jason Dorsey

Science Communication – Know Your Audience – Naomi Penfold

How To Identify Communication Styles – Eric Douglas

Academic Blues

*TOP* Overcoming Crippling Self-Doubt The Einstein Way – Tyler Tervooren

Enough Gloom And Doom – Curiosity Is The Currency Of ScienceScott Chimileski

How To Manage Difficult Conversations With Honesty And Respect – Fred Kofman

21 Ways To Succeed Without A Burnout – Anis Martirosian

Industry Positions

*TOP* Advice For Phd Students: Tips From Professors, Startup Founders, And Industry Professionals – Nick Mordwinkin

Career A Or B: Making The Decision – Thi Nguyen

Finding Job Satisfaction In Venture Philanthropy – Monya Baker

Biotech & Life Science Companies Target Emerging Markets in 2015 – Nicole Fisher

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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.