Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (August 28th, 2016)

This post first appeared on Cheeky Scientist® – Industry Training For Intelligent People.

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

*CV Vs. Resume – Here Are The Differences* – Stacey Gawronski


TOP Perception And The Art Of Headshot – Scott Brown

7 Quick And Easy Tips For Writing Attention Getting Emails – Lisa Rangel

8 Strategies To Stop Networking & Start Building Genuine Professional Relationships – Elizabeth Dexter-Wilson

10 Ways You Didn’t Know LinkedIn Could Find You a Job – James A Martin


TOP CV Vs. Resume – Here Are The Differences – Stacey Gawronski

How To Revise Your Résumé In 10 Minutes Flat – Georgene Huang and Romy Newman

2016 Resume Tips –Jessica H Hernandez

5 Fantastic Cover Letter Opening Lines – Mary-Rose Hoja


TOP Five Secrets For A Successful Job Interview – Nick Morgan

Who Pays For What On An Out-Of-Town Interview? – Liz Ryan

Is This The Reason You Keep Getting Interviews That Don’t Turn Into Offers? – Lea McLeod

The Perils Of An Industrial Job Interview – Daryl Richie

Transferable Skills

TOP Once Upon A Time At The Office: 10 Storytelling Tips To Help You Be More Persuasive – David Lavenda

What To Do When You’ve Made A Bad Decision – Dorie Clark

What Doesn’t Kill You… Why Failure Is The Secret To Success – Stroma Macfarlane

4 Strategies For Becoming An Expert In Something You’re Passionate AboutJack Choros

Academic Blues

TOP What To Do When You And Your Boss Aren’t Getting Along Rebecca Knight

As a PhD Examiner… My Top 25 Tips for PhD students William Buchanan

Being A PhD And All The Rest Federica de Pantz

Entrepreneurship: Commercializing That Awesome Idea Judy Lytle

Industry Positions

TOP How To Ace A Salary Negotiation, In 15 Steps Kathleen Elkins

From Academia To Industry: A Short Guide Aliyah Weinstein

3 Job Search Game Changers Anish Majumdar

The MSL Competencies That Contribute Most To Success Dr. Samuel Dyer

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