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




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




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




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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