Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (February 21st, 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

 

*Academia Vs Industry- A Former Postdoc’s Perspective* – Marianne M Stanford

 

Networking

 

TOP The Ancient Art Of Networking: Why Human Connections Matter The Most – Draven McConville

 

3 Steps To Getting Important People’s Attention That Anyone Can Follow – Richard May

 

How Do I Choose Which LinkedIn Groups To Join? – Donna Serdula

 

7 Tips For Successful Virtual Informational Interviews – Kristin Johnson

 

CVs/Resumes

 

TOP Land That Interview: Creating An Awesome R&D Resume – Ben Hilburn

 

The One Thing Every Employer Wants To See On Your Resume – Brian de Haaff

 

3 Questions To Ask A Friend Editing Your Resume Besides “Are There Any Typos?” – Lily Zhang

 

5 Features That Will Set Your Life Science Resume Apart – Aja Frost

 

Interviews

 

TOP 7 Rules For Job Interview Questions That Result In Great Hires – John Sullivan

 

What Are Employers Really Looking for? – Liz Ryan

 

The 10 Biggest Minutes Of Your Interview – Joe Turner

 

How To Wow A Job Interviewer When Changing Careers – Nancy Collamer

 

Transferable Skills

 

TOP 30 Crucial Skills You Need To Be An Amazing Speaker – Lolly Daskal

 

The 8 Secrets Of Great Communicators – Travis Bradberry

 

A David Letterman-like Countdown To The Biggest Pitfalls In Scientific Presentations – Jack Leeming

 

11 Ways Successful People Overcome Uncertainty – Travis Bradberry

 

7 Little Known PowerPoint Tricks You Wish You Knew Sooner – Lindsay Kolowich

 

Academic Blues

 

TOP Academia Vs Industry – A Former Postdoc’s Perspective – Marianne M Stanford

 

How Fear Can Limit Your Career Potential – David G. Jensen

 

Grad School – A Love Story – Wendy Robinson

 

Why Being Smart And Talented Isn’t Enough To Be Successful– Shana Leibowitz

 

Industry Positions

 

TOP Summit Proposes Steps Toward Biomedical Workforce Sustainability – Beryl Lieff Benderly

 

How To Find The Best Big Data Jobs – Bernard Marr

 

8 Things Only Successful Job Seekers Can Say – J.T. O’Donell

 

Landing A Job In Pharma – Alan Edwards

 

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