Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (September 18th, 2016)

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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

*Staying Happy In Grad School* – Angela Heetderks


TOP Get To The Good Stuff: How To Ask Meaningful Questions While Networking – Jennifer Robinson

7 LinkedIn Connection Requests That Will Get A Response! – Brynne Tillman

3 Persuasive Ways To Use LinkedIn Recommendations – Ryan Niessen

Non-Obvious Mistake Most Of Us Make With Body Language Ian Altman


TOP Tips And Tricks On How To Rewrite Your CV – Tina Persson

How To Write A Marketing Resume Hiring Managers Will Notice Lindsay Kolowich

How To Write A Tailored Resume That Wins Job Interviews Lisa Rangel

10 Resume Resources That’ll Make It (Almost) Impossible For A Hiring Manager To Pass Alyse Kalish


TOP How To Answer, “Tell Me About Yourself” – J. T. O’Donell

6 Executive Interview Points You Must Cover To Land An Offer Lisa Rangel

How Not To Bomb Your Offer Negotiation  Haseeb Qureshi

Job Interview Tips: 5 Things Most Job Seekers Don’t Know  Sam Becker

Transferable Skills

TOP Employers Find ‘Soft Skills’ Like Critical Thinking in Short Supply Kate Davidson

How Your Body Language Affects Your Public Speaking And What To Do About It Nick Morgan

This Is the One Skill That Could Set You Apart Heather Huhman

How To Defeat The Terrible Tyranny Of Tiny Tasks Michael Hyatt

Academic Blues

TOP Staying Happy In Grad School Angela Heetderks

Is Impostorism A Growing Problem For Students?  David Walker

Choosing The Nontenure Track Amar M. Singh

From Academia To Industry Edwin Van Bloois

Industry Positions

TOP Worth vs. Value In Job Negotiations – Michael Matrone

Finding Job Satisfaction As A Data Scientist Jack Leeming

Don’t Wait For The Perfect Job, Tailor Your Role To Build On Your Skills Joanne O’Connell

6 Personal Branding Tips For Introverts Dan Schwabel

Business Acumen

TOP Corporate Equity Investing In Biotech: Enriching For Success Bruce Booth

Estimating The Biotech Sector’s Contribution To The US Economy Robert Carlson

Now New Next: How Growth Champions Create New Value Jonathan Gordon, Nils Liedtke, and Björn Timelin

Thinking Clearly About Your Company’s Purpose Graham Kenny

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