Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, April 17th 2021

Every week, we at Cheeky Scientist scour the Internet for the best articles on topics that help in the search for the Best of Transition: PhD Job Search in the industry.

Our two consultants independently search for the most informative articles in the categories of networking, CVs/resumes, interviews, transferable skills, academic blues, industry positions, and business acumen.

Our consultants vote on a top article for each category and a top overall article for the week – if it’s a recent article that can help readers find and acquire PhD jobs, then we want to include it in this weekly digest.

So without further delay, here are Best of Transition: PhD Job Search articles for the week of April 17th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, April 17th, 2021

Top Overall: This is what your resume is missing–  Sara London

Networking

Top: Five Tips For Effective Virtual Networking Kathy Lockwood

Using Your Research Skills for Career ExplorationTina Solvik

7 Professional Networking Tips and Tricks for a Successful Job Search– Lisa Tynan

Successful networkers share in common these six habits – Kim Thompson

Cvs/Resumes

Top: This is what your resume is missing–  Sara London

8 Job Search Tips and Tricks for Beginners– Angela Scott-Briggs

Want a new job, these bad habits might be holding you back. Adunola Adeshola

From Stay-at-Home Parent to Job Seeker: Here’s How to Nail Your Cover Letter (With Example!) Elizabeth Alterman

Interviews

Top: How to Answer Questions About Your Job Loss in an Interview – Laura Brothers

6 Questions You Have About Bonuses, Answered Alyse Kalish

You’re self-sabotaging yourself in interviews if you do any of the following – Kaitlyn McInnis

How to ace a job interview with a robot recruiter–Vicky McKeever

Transferable Skills

Top: 4 nonverbal communication cues your coworkers do (and what they mean)– Steve Adcock

It is time for stronger affirmative action to empower women in tech – Jagdish Mitra

Adding Soft Skills to Your Tech Résumé is Key to Success– Nick Kolakowski

Why Should Biotech Companies Invest in Leadership Development?– Karen Walpole

Academic Blues

Top: American Universities Are Buried Under a Mountain of Debt– Eleni Schirmer, Jason Thomas Wozniak, Dana Morrison, Rich Levy and Joanna Gonsalves

Is College Still Worth It: Which Degrees Are Still Worth the Investment?Tero Vesalainen

Doing More Will Not Solve the Mental Health Crisis– John Warner

Enrollment declines trouble South Florida’s state collegesLiliana Mora

Industry Positions

Top: 7 principles to be invincible in the data science world– Apoorva Komarraju

These are the 50 best companies in the world to work for right nowKyle Schnitzer

Global STEM Perspectives: Luisa Cristini – Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany Luisa Cristini

Top 12 Biotech Companies Hiring Now– Biotech Editorial Staff

Business Acumen

How to build empathetic managers for the hybrid workplace – David Gambrill

3 Biotech Stocks With Big Catalysts Around the Corner– Cory Renauer

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, April 16– Alex Keown

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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