Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, April 10th 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 10th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, April 10th, 2021

Top Overall: A Five-Week Guide to Getting a Job– Isaiah Hankel

Networking

Top: 6 Tips for Successful Virtual Networking, Even During the PandemicMary Kearl

The 11 most powerful non-verbal communication cues you should know Ryan Luke

Avoid burnout without breaking your job search habit– Teri Saylor

Networking the job, hustling the gig, and handshaking the opportunity – Minal Jagtiani

Cvs/Resumes

Top: These 30 overused words will get your resume thrown in the trash Kyle Schnitzer

43 Resume Tips That Will Help You Get Hired– Erin Greenawald

5 Ways To Handle An Employment Gap On Your Resume– Caroline Castrillion

Employment Expertise: How to make your cover letter stand out Biospace Editorial Staff

Interviews

Top: The 5 Crucial Interview Questions Of 2021 (And How To Answer Them) – Ashley Stahl

Always end a phone interview with these 5 closing phrases Samantha Hawrylack

Here’s How to Nail a Remote Interview, From Someone Who Landed Their Dream Job – The Muse Editor

5 Tips for Choosing What to Wear to an Interview–M.A. Smith

Transferable Skills

Top: A Five-Week Guide to Getting a Job– Isaiah Hankel

How To ‘Be More Strategic’—Questions To Ask From The Balcony – Hanna Hart

Why Empathetic Listening Is Crucial for Your Career—and How to Do It Well– Ximena Vengoechea

Healthy Ways to Resolve Workplace Conflict and Preserve Your Business Relationships– Biospace Editorial Staff

Academic Blues

Top: Pandemic scientists fight burnout– Meredith Wadman

Tenure numbers drop across Iowa public universities, even as bills to kill it dieVanessa Miller

UK scientists warn of ‘catastrophic’ impact of funding cuts– Ian Sample

House sinks higher education budget, renewing ‘social justice’ debateBlake Jones

Industry Positions

Top: 10 Great Jobs for People With Biology Degrees—Because You Don’t Have to Be a Biologist– Regina Borsellino

Top 12 Biotech Companies Hiring NowBiospace Editorial Staff

10 questions to ask in a job interview that will really expose a company’s cultureKaren Eber

A guide to Medical Affairs – junior to mid-level positions – Julia Day

Business Acumen

Top: Sterling Pharma Solutions Confirms ADC Bio Acquisition– BioPharm International Editors

Biotech Stocks Hit A Snag — Why Experts Say The Heyday Isn’t Over – Allison Gatlin

A 6-Pack of Tips for Women Entrepreneurs Starting a Business– Beryl Stafford

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, April 9– Alex Keown

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Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.

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