High-flyers: While working with academics planning their first post-PhD jobs in the industry, one pattern comes back over and over again: the more of high-flyers is in academic terms, the more difficulties they have when looking for first jobs outside academia.

High-Flyers

When working with academics planning their first post-PhD jobs in the industry, one pattern keeps coming back: the more accomplished the person is in academic terms, the more difficult time they have with finding their first jobs outside academia.