Best Industry Transition Articles Of The Week For PhDs (January 31st, 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


*How To Get Hired In: 16 Steps To The Perfect Job Interview* – Jeff Haden




TOP 7 Changes To LinkedIn That Will Help You Get Hired – Wayne Breitbarth


How Successful People Network With Each Other – Dorie Clark


How The Over-Networked Can Manage Their Contacts – Matt Bird


5 Rules Of Reaching Out To A Reference You Haven’t Talked To In Forever  – Lea McLeod


The Ultimate Guide To Find Recruiters On LinkedIn – Donna Svei




TOP 3 Better Ways To Start Your Cover Letter, According To A Recruiter Who’s Read A Lot Of Bad Ones – Richard May


This Is The Best Way To Make Your Resume Stand Out – Steve Mizell


How To Customize A Cover Letter For A Specific Job Opening – Jessica Holbrok Hernandez


Grab Your Hiring Manager’s Attention With Your Human-Voiced Resume – Liz Ryan




TOP How To Get Hired In: 16 Steps To The Perfect Job Interview – Jeff Haden


This Secret To Standing Out In Interviews Is Almost Too Obvious – Alex Malley


5 Realistic Ways To Build Up Your Confidence Right Before An Interview – Steve Errey


How I Flipped The Interview – Josh R Whitney


Transferable Skills


TOP Is A Postgraduate Degree Necessary To Get A Job? – Victoria Halman


In Defense Of Useless Degrees – Danielle Marias


Why I Write On LinkedIn (And Why You Should Too) – Glenn Leibowitz


3 Skills You Need To Succeed In The Biotech Industry – Aja Frost


Academic Blues


TOP More PhDs, Fewer Professors – Anne Krook


Two Simple Ways To Manage Time Effectively – Lynda Shaw


On Leaving Home And Growing Up – Dr Caitlin Nunn


Do This One Thing When You Are Experiencing Writer’s Block – L. Ayu Saraswati


Industry Positions


TOP Experience Gets You in the Door. Personality Gets You the Job – Joe Gregoritch


Finding Job Satisfaction As A Science Strategist – Jack Leeming


3 Ways You Will Fail At A Job In Industry After A PhD – Julio Peironcely


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