Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, April 3rd 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 3rd 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, April 3rd, 2021

Top Overall: The Best Ways To Get A Job In 2021– Forbes Next Avenue

Networking

Top: Major Changes To Your LinkedIn Profile You Need To Know About – William Arruda

9 Tips to Turn Networking Contacts Into Meaningful Relationships, From a Serial ConnectorSusan McPherson

3 ways to make the most of your virtual network while in-person events are still on hold Jennifer Liu

Network Like a Boss and Land a Job in 7 Steps – Joel Schwartzberg

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Spring clean your resume: 11 outdated cliches to remove immediately Kaitlyn McInnis

What Actually Is a Letter of Intent (and How Is it Different From a Cover Letter)? – Alyse Kalish

How to Overcome Red Flags on Your Resume– Patricia Carll

7 Ways to Land on Your Feet After Being FiredBiospace Editorial Staff

Interviews

Top: What to do if you keep getting 2nd place in job interviews – Steve Adcock

Why You Don’t Need to Be Perfect in an Interview Laura Brothers

8 mistakes that can ruin your video job interview – Gwen Moran

13 Ridiculous Interview Questions That Awesome Companies Will Actually Ask You– Alyse Kalish

Transferable Skills

Top: The Best Ways To Get A Job In 2021– Forbes Next Avenue

15 Ways to Improve Your Analytical Thinking Skills– Joanna Zambas

How to take the lead in your career– Chris Woolston

Looking For A Senior Role? 3 Traits To Highlight On Your Resume– Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Academic Blues

Top: Row erupts over university’s use of research metrics in job-cut decisionsVirginia Gewin

Academia is often a family business. That’s a barrier for increasing diversityCathleen O’Grady

Students at state colleges, universities seeing less summer classes due to budget cuts– Mike Savino

Academic Burnout Needs More Recognition!– Molly Lamendola

Industry Positions

Top: Biotech In-Demand Jobs: Technical WriterKymberlie Krieger

Here’s What You Need to Know (and Ask) if Your Company’s Considering a Hybrid Work SetupRegina Borsellino

How to write a 2 weeks notice letter that doesn’t ruin relationships – Laura Berlinsky-Schine

Looking for Your Next Dream Job? These 28 Companies Are Hiring Now – Rebeca Piccardo

Business Acumen

Top: AI Leadership Brain Trust : Why Statistical Literacy Is Key To Advancing AI Skills to Modernize Business?– Cindy Gordon

Top Penny Stocks To Watch This Week If You Like Biotech Stocks – D. Marie

5 hot careers in cryptocurrency– Steve Adcock

BioSpace Movers & Shakers: Precigen, Amylyx, BeiGene and More– 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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