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Industry Transition Spotlight: Nicole Bowens, PhD

An interview with Nicole Bowens, PhD 1. What is your name, your full job title, and the name of the company you work for? Nicole Bowens, PhD, Medical Writer, Arbor Scientia. 2. What is your favorite part about working in...

How PhDs Can Master Their Code for Industry

  Do you actually know where most of your own thoughts and values come from?   Darren Gold's psychological model pinpoints the source of your deepest convictions as a PhD...   This week on the Cheeky Scientist Radio Show,...

These 5 Skills Got Me Hired As A Medical Science Liaison

Contributing Author: Rosy Dabas, PhD Postdocs are a waste of your time. They get cheap labor out of PhDs, and they are far beneath what we can actually accomplish. During my PhD, I decided that I didn't want to continue...

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, January 18th, 2020)

Every week, we scour the Internet for the best industry transition articles for PhDs - so you don't have to! Our two consultants independently search for the most informative articles in the categories of networking, CVs/resumes, interviews, transferable skills, academic...

Accelerating Your PhD Career Transition

  Market disruption is a powerful phenomenon...   But what happens to PhDs who embrace disruption at a personal level?   This Week On The Cheeky Scientist Radio Show, we are joined by Whitney Johnson: award-winning author, world-class keynote...

3 Cover Letter Hacks That Get PhDs Hired

Contributing Author: Sarah Smith, PhD As a PhD, I should have known better than to assume this about my industry job search. I assumed it would be easy. Somehow, I didn’t know any better. I severely underestimated all the components...

Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (Saturday, January 11th, 2020)

Every week, we scour the Internet for the best industry transition articles for PhDs - so you don't have to! Our two consultants independently search for the most informative articles in the categories of networking, CVs/resumes, interviews, transferable skills, academic...

5 Crucial Resume Facts That Will Boost Your Job Search

Contributing Author: Karthik Pandalaneni, PhD As I closed in on the end of my PhD program, I became frantic. I had spent the last 4 months searching for industry jobs to no avail. I wanted to get out of academia...

Industry Transition Spotlight: Marios Tsatsos, PhD

An interview with Marios Tsatsos, PhD 1. What is your name, your full job title, and the name of the company you work for? Marios Tsatsos, Data Scientist working for Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science Group). 2. What is your...

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Negotiate A Higher Starting Salary With These 5 Email Templates

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Written by: Aditya Sharma, Ph.D. When I received my first industry interview, I was so excited. I was one step closer to leaving academia and moving into an industry position that suited me perfectly. So, you can imagine my excitement...

12 Tips On How To Negotiate A Job Offer To Increase Your Starting Salary In Industry

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Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. “I’m sorry, that’s the salary cap for this position.” Wait, what? What’s a salary cap? I mean, I've heard of a salary cap before, in sports. But these were for professional athletes making millions of...

Top 10 List Of Alternative Careers For PhD Science Graduates

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Written by Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D. A postdoc was not for me. I knew this well before graduating. I simply did not want to pursue a tenure track position. Too many postdocs and assistant professors I knew were too miserable for...

5 Types Of Departments In A Company’s Organizational Structure PhDs Must Know

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Written by Karin Weigelt, Ph.D. I never thought much about the kits I used in a lab. I thought about the science I was doing, of course. But not about everything that went into putting each kit together and delivering...

10 Things Smart PhDs Do NOT Put On Their Industry Résumés

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Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. What are you supposed to do when you send hundreds of résumés out and get nothing back but a few automated responses? This is the question I was trying to answer my last year of...

Negotiate A Higher Starting Salary With These 5 Email Templates

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Written by: Aditya Sharma, Ph.D. When I received my first industry interview, I was so excited. I was one step closer to leaving academia and moving into an industry position that suited me perfectly. So, you can imagine my excitement...

12 Tips On How To Negotiate A Job Offer To Increase Your Starting Salary In Industry

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Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. “I’m sorry, that’s the salary cap for this position.” Wait, what? What’s a salary cap? I mean, I've heard of a salary cap before, in sports. But these were for professional athletes making millions of...

Top 10 List Of Alternative Careers For PhD Science Graduates

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Written by Arunodoy Sur, Ph.D. A postdoc was not for me. I knew this well before graduating. I simply did not want to pursue a tenure track position. Too many postdocs and assistant professors I knew were too miserable for...

5 Types Of Departments In A Company’s Organizational Structure PhDs Must Know

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Written by Karin Weigelt, Ph.D. I never thought much about the kits I used in a lab. I thought about the science I was doing, of course. But not about everything that went into putting each kit together and delivering...

10 Things Smart PhDs Do NOT Put On Their Industry Résumés

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Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. What are you supposed to do when you send hundreds of résumés out and get nothing back but a few automated responses? This is the question I was trying to answer my last year of...

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Top 20 Industry Jobs For PhDs

Isaiah Hankel, PhD & Arunodoy Sur, PhD

Learn about the top 20 industry careers for PhDs (regardless of your academic background). In this eBook, you will gain insight into the most popular, highest-paying jobs for PhDs – all of which will allow you to do meaningful work AND get paid well for it.

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Industry Resume Guide For PhDs

Isaiah Hankel, PhD

Learn how to craft the perfect industry resume to attract employers. In this eBook for PhDs, you will get access to proven resume templates, learn how to structure your bullet points, and discover which keywords industry employers want to see most on PhD resumes.

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Salary Negotiation For PhDs

Isaiah Hankel, PhD

Learn advanced salary negotiation strategies for PhDs. In this eBook, you will learn how to set your “walkaway number,” spot “appeal-to-authority” tactics,  and avoid “muddying the waters.” You will also learn the one question that can your salary by as much as $10,000.

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Top 20 Transferable Skills For PhDs

Isaiah Hankel, PhD

Learn the top 20 transferable skills that industry employers ranked as “most important” for PhDs to include on their resumes and LinkedIn profiles. In this eBook, you will learn to start speaking the language of industry so that hiring software algorithms and hiring managers will notice you.

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Informational Interviews For PhDs

Isaiah Hankel, PhD & Jeanette Mcconnell

Learn how to set up and execute informational interviews with PhDs and other professionals working in industry. In this eBook, you will learn exactly which questions to ask during an informational interview and how to turn that interview into a successful job referral.

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Top 40 Networking Scripts For PhDs

Isaiah Hankel, PhD & Cathy Sorbara, PhD

Learn how to get replies from top employers and recruiters as a PhD. This eBook will show you the exact words and phrases to use when following up after phone screens, video interviews, site visits, informational interviews, networking meetups, salary negotiations, and more.

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Advanced Topics In 4-10 Color Compensation

Tim Bushnell, PhD

All the advanced color compensation tips you need to greatly improve the quality of your cytometry experiments. This eBook covers critical items in fluorescence compensation, including the pitfalls of manual compensation, beam shaping, colinear systems… And more!

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Modern Flow Cytometry

Tim Bushnell, PhD

The commercial innovations of flow cytometry have had an important impact on how researchers conduct experiments. This book provides instructions and guidelines for performing successful experiments in modern flow cytometry. Contents include a guide to autofluorescence control, antiboy ranking, performing a T-test, improving cell recovery… And more!

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