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Why You Don’t Need An Academic Recommendation Letter From Your Advisor

Written by Klodjan Staffa, Ph.D. I never felt like I was doing enough in the lab. When things went wrong, I was to blame....

Proven Tips On How To Prepare For And Nail A Phone Or Skype Interview

Written by Nikolett Biel, Ph.D. The last 5 minutes before the phone rang were the longest 5 minutes of my life. I kept practicing...

7 Ways PhD Students And Academics Can Deal With Stress, Anxiety And Depression

Written by Cathy Sorbara, Ph.D. In the final stages of my PhD I lived in Germany. I was attempting to plan my wedding while...

5 Reasons To Ditch Academia Forever This Summer

Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. I didn’t get tenure. After 6 years of doing everything right, they said no. My friend’s voice was surprisingly...

8 Networking Tips For PhDs To Advance Their Careers

Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. I went to graduate school because I liked working independently. I liked having the time to think and study...

How Following Up Can Get You The PhD Job Of Your Dreams

Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. Niki wanted an industry job. But, like most PhDs, she didn't know much about the process of getting hired. She was in...

Why You Need To Avoid Negative PhDs In Graduate School

Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. I wasn’t the most intelligent person in Graduate School. I was average. There were a lot of other intelligent...

Top 10 Reasons Your LinkedIn Messages Are Being Ignored

Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D. I set a goal to connect with two new people a day on LinkedIn. This was my entire job...

3 Academic Advisors Who Will Ruin Your PhD Career

Written by Isaiah Hankel,  Ph.D. “I’m the boss, get it? Do what I say or get out of my lab.” I can’t remember how...

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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 increase 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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