Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies April 16, 2022

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 16, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, April 16th, 2022

For Saturday, April 16th, 2022  

Top Overall: The top 3 skills needed to do a PhD are skills employers want too – Lilia Mantai & Mauricio Marrone

Networking

Top: It’s Who You Know: a Guide to Networking in the Life Science Industry – Christie Adams

Networking online: how to make professional connections remotely and why it matters – Marina Milosheva

Meaning Through Mentorship: The Value Of The Professional Role Model – Erin Hutchinson

Watch: How to find mentorship anywhere – Heather Landy

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 5 CV Trends To Forget In 2022 – Andrew Fennell

Top Five Templates Every Professional Should Have – Dr. April Willis

What’s behind the employment gap? –  FAST COMPANY EXECUTIVE BOARD

 Cover letters for internships (examples and writing tips) – Ladders

Interviews 

Top: Phone interview tips that will help you get hired – Ladders

10 tips for negotiating your first job offer (and every one after that!) – Allison Martin

7 Tips To Prepare For The Big Job Interview – WomensMedia 

Ask These Questions In Your Interview To Assess Company Culture – Kyle Elliott

Transferable Skills

Top: The top 3 skills needed to do a PhD are skills employers want too – Lilia Mantai & Mauricio Marrone

Prioritizing Soft Skills Over Outdated Hiring Requirements – Kara Dennison

5 In-Demand Skills to Grow Your Career This Year—From the Experts – LEXIE GUISTWHITE

Why These 6 ‘Soft Skills’ Are so Important Right Now in the Workplace, According to a Therapist and DEI Expert – Jessica Estrada

Academic Blues

Top: Indiana University Graduate Workers Are on Strike and Demanding Union Recognition – Alex N. Press

Cardiff University staff vote to strike over pay dispute – Adam Mohammed Ali

UIC Graduate Workers Union on Strike Effective Monday, April 18 – Michael D. Amiridis & Javier Reyes 

Purdue students hope IU strike will galvanize their own living wage efforts – BEN THORP

Industry Positions

Top: Tips For Transitioning Careers Or Reentering The Workforce – Nicole Serena Silver

The 12 Top Biotech Companies Hiring Now – Editorial Staff

A Complete Guide to the Biotech Job Search – Franklin Carpenter

29 Great Companies to Explore on The Muse This Week – Rebeca Piccardo

Business Acumen

Top: 5 Lessons on Life as an Entrepreneur That You Don’t Learn in School – Jane Mosbacher Morris 

Moving Into The Great Rejuvenation Of Work: Leadership Must Step Up – Michael DePrisco

Tilray, Inc. (TLRY) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript -Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Staff

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, April 15 – Alex Keown

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