It is a common misconception that those with a PhD must pursue a career in academia. It is becoming increasingly common for PhD holders to enter non-academic careers. They are able to do so by using the transferable skills acquired through their doctoral studies.
To summarise: time management, communication, adaptability, problem solving, report writing and independence are some of the key skills possessing a PhD demonstrates you have. This makes you attractive to employers and can set you up for a career outside of academia.
Read the below infographic to find out how your PhD demonstrates these skills and how to sell them to employers.