Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 14th, 2016)

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

 

*“I‘m Not Worthy!” – Imposter Syndrome In Academia* – Jay Daniel Thompson

 

Networking

 

TOP Improving The First Contact – Saundra Loffredo

 

4 Valid Reasons You Should Accept Those LinkedIn Requests From Strangers – Kat Boogaard

 

Improve Your Networking Skills With The 24/7/30 Method – Kristin Wong

 

The Importance Of Building A Strong Personal Brand – Warren Knight

 

Why You Should Stop Sending Emails And Start Making Better Use Of Skype – Stephen Key

 

CVs/Resumes

 

TOP Spring Clean Your CV And Cover Letter For Job Success – Charlotte Seager

 

5 Important Cover Letter Guidelines That People Still Think It’s OK To Ignore – Abby Wolfe

 

Format Your Resume For A Mobile Screen – Melanie Pinola

 

8 Secret Cover Letter Tips That Will Revolutionize Your Job Hunt – Lily Feinn

 

Interviews

 

TOP We Got 10 CEOs To Tell Us Their One Killer Interview Question For New Hires – Jason Karaian

 

A Harvard Psychologist Shares A Tip Shy People Can Use To Ace A Job Interview – Shana Lebowitz

 

5 Ways To Overcome Lack Of Experience In A Job Interview – Alan Carniol

 

4 Smart Ways To Spin A Career Change In Your Favor During An Interview – Caris Thetford

 

Transferable Skills

 

TOP How I Balance My Busy Mind – Erica Ariel Fox

 

7 Keys To Making The Right Decision The First Time And Every Time – Martin Zwilling

 

15 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals – Rhett Power

 

11 More Surprisingly Powerful Ways To Be A Really Inspiring Person – Peter Economy

 

Academic Blues

 

TOP “I’m Not Worthy!” – Imposter Syndrome In Academia – Jay Daniel Thompson

 

Three Rules For Email – Tanya Golash-Boza

 

11 Practical Tips For Finishing Your To-Do List Faster – Lindsay Kolowich

 

What Do Academic Employers Want? – Dr. Rachael Pitt

 

Industry Positions

 

TOP Finding Job Satisfaction As A Scientific Project Manager – Jack Leeming

 

5 Steps To Ensure That You Thrive In Your New Job – Morag Barrett

 

How To Deal With A Long Hiring Process – Sue Shellenbarger

 

Internship Survival Guide: 5 Tips For Success – Shelcy Joseph

 

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