Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (November 6th, 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

*Transferable Skills & Alternative Careers For Biomedical Science Professionals* – Tanmoy Roy


TOP  How I Get A 50% Return On Inmails – Lindsey Boggs

Become A Recruiter Magnet With This New LinkedIn Setting – Donna Serdula

26 Different Ways To Build Your Personal Brand (Meaning You’ll Like At Least One!) – Sara McCord

How I Overcome My Natural Shyness When Networking – Rashmi Dubé


TOP This Is Exactly What A Hiring Manager Scans For When Reviewing Résumés – Arielle Berger

4 Cover Letter Hacks That Will Help You Stand Out – Jessica Holbrook Hernandez

This Is What It Means To Write A Cover Letter For Your Resume – Lily Zhang

14 Resume Tips And Tricks From An Expert – Amelia Diamond


TOP Passing Telephone Interviews – Jon Stephenson

6 Trickiest Job Interview Questions of 2015  – Anne Fisher

Goldman Sachs’ Guide To Acing Your Next Job Interview – Edith Cooper

How To Ace The Top 7 Most Common Interview Questions – Ashley Stahl

Transferable Skills

TOP Transferable Skills & Alternative Careers For Biomedical Science ProfessionalsTanmoy Roy

How to Polish Your Online Presence Before Searching For A Job – Natalie Severt

Want To Be More Confident? Say ‘Yes’ – Rachel Gilmore

Why You’re Not (Yet) A Great Public Speaker (And 5 Things To Do About It) – Morag Barrett

Academic Blues

TOP Panic And A PhD – Alyssa Brooks, Erica Roberts, and Erin Tagai

Stick or Twist: Finding Teaching Experience And Postdoctoral Dilemma – Tuhin Das

Young, Talented And Fed-Up: Scientists Tell Their Stories – Kendall Powell

The Culture Of Engineering Does Not Take Women Seriously – Brian Rubineau

Industry Positions

TOP A Career In Medical Writing – Andrea Palluch

Employer Promises: Knowing The Ones They Don’t Plan To Keep – Dawn Rasmussen

8 Smart Tricks To Get Hired In An Overcrowded Job Market – Namrata Gill

What PhDs Do Wrong (And Right) While Applying For Data Science JobsDrew Harry

Business Acumen

TOP 7 Considerations For Commercializing A New Drug – Evelyn Warner

10 Takeover Targets Of 2016 – Alex Philippidis

20 Massive Deals That Changed The Tech World In 2015 – Christine Lagorio-Chafkin

The Profit Potential In Running An Ethical Business – Steve Parrish

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