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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 Maximizing Your Informational Interview Investment – David. G. Jensen
11 Horrible Body Language Habits That Are Hard To Quit, But You’ll Be Glad You Did – Jacquelyn Smith and Áine Cain
15 Tips To Master The Awkward Networking Waltz – David Lavenda and Susan Fisher
5 Ways To Make Conference Networking Easier – Dorie Clark
TOP 4 Resume Tips To Prove You’re The Perfect Fit For The Position – Jessica Holbrook Hernandez
5 Resume Strategies That Will Get You Hired – Alesia Benedict
Five Reasons Why Your Resume Is Being Overlooked – Spandas Lui
TOP Job Interview Follow-Up: You Can Learn How To Do It Better – Hannah Morgan
Why You Need to Ask Questions In Your Next Job Interview – Brian Tibbs
How To Write A Thank You Note That Gets You The Job – Emmie Martin and Rachel Gillett
TOP 10 Tips To Make You A Powerful Public Speaker Now – Tanya Hall
3 Leadership Styles To Strive For, And 3 To Avoid – Karla Cook
Soft Skills Are Increasingly Crucial To Getting Your Dream Job – Guy Berger, Ph.D.
Breaking Up With Your PhD Is Hard To Do – Lara Skelly
15 Tips For Improving Your Writing In Graduate School – Meredith Wright
Reflections On Making the Leap – Travis Bernardo
TOP Career Trends: Awareness And Critical Questions – Jim Schreier
Three Lessons I Learned As An Industry Postdoc – Kelan Hlavaty
Pub Lunches And Making The Boss Tea: What It’s Like To Work In The UK – Charlotte Seager
TOP Pharma And Biotech Financial Forecast: Mostly Sunny – Peter Young
Seattle Biotechs Still Hurting From Election Season ‘Witch Hunt‘ – Casey Coombs
Why the Air Force Wants to See Pilots’ Sweat – Justin Bachman
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