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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 blues, industry positions, and business acumen.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and a top overall article for the week.

This week’s best articles are…

Top Overall

Networking

Top: 4 Tips for Building Your Dream Network – Imran Tariq

Networking to recession-proof your career – Amy Morrison

Navigating a New Job with a Very Different Culture – Dorie Clark

The Next Level of Networking – Karim Benaïssa

CVs/Resumes

Top: Google’s career experts say that your resume should always have 5 things – Peter Economy

Computers Reading Resumes & Your Job Search in 2020 – Ladders

How to craft a project manager resume to land your dream job – Moira Alexander

8 tips to get your resume past hiring bots and to a real person – Christa Geraghty

Interviews

Top: How To Design Your Interview Based on Behavioral Science – Aline Holzwarth

Background Research: The Key to Preparing for an Interview – Porschia Parker

Ladders 2020 Interviews Guide: What you must know about behavioral interviewing – Marc Cendella

The easiest trick to ace a job interview – Marc Cendella

Transferable Skills

Top: 20 soft skills every leader needs to be successful – Allana Akhtar

What Are Soft Skills? 5 Soft Skills Hiring Managers Value Most | Real Simple – Maggie Seaver

Nice guys finish first: Soft skills key to success – Kathy Rentsch

Five Daily Habits To Unleash Your Creativity In 2020 – Gabriella Goddard

Academic Blues

Top: Stress, anxiety, harassment: huge survey reveals pressures of scientists’ working lives – Alison Abbott

Humanities degree: Can a PhD holder get careers outside the university? – Study International Staff

Being a caregiver while caring about a PhD Luke Yates discusses how he coped with his – Luke Yates

Who put the cult in faculty? – Michael Marinetto

Industry Positions

Top: A New Decade is Here: These are the Best Jobs in 2020 – Amanda Stansell

How to Land an Awesome Remote Job in 2020 – Syed Balkhi

How to Achieve a Win-Win Hiring Outcome by Categorizing Your Metrics – Lou Adler

Work From Home 2020: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs -Alexandra Talty

Business Acumen

Top: Top 5 Leadership Development Trends For 2020 – Kevin Kruse

How Optimism Bias Can Be a Workplace Weakness – Susan Heathfield

With Rising Drug Prices a Concern, Some Companies Enact Their Own Control Plans – Alex Keown

Industry calls on governments to invest more in antibiotics research – Florin Zubașcu

 

 

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Isaiah Hankel

Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist
Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.
Isaiah Hankel

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