Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies April 30, 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 30, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, April 30th, 2022

For Saturday, April 30th, 2022  

Top Overall: Graduate Workers at Indiana University Are on Strike and Fighting for Recognition – Christopher Agostino

Networking

Top: Networking For Value: Find And Grow Your Networks – Oded Agam

Why re-engaging with your extended network is critical in 2022 – Marlena Batchelor

5 reasons to make networking your strongest business acumen – Staff Reporter

LinkedIn Adds New Profile Links and Newsletter Promotion Options – Andrew Hutchinson

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Best resume examples for 2022: How to build a strong resume – Robert Carnevale

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter for a Research Scientist Job – Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.

Resume example: Consultant targets in-house work experience – Irene Marshall

How to write a CV for a career change – The Editorial Unit

Interviews 

Top: LinkedIn’s Head Of Creator Programs Shares 5 Tips For Creating Memorable Connection During A Virtual Interview – Dana Brownlee

Don’t Be The Rockstar Jerk When Interviewing – Jack Kelly

5 things you should never do in a remote interview – Maggie Smith

4 ways to show your leadership skills in a job interview – JUDITH HUMPHREY

Transferable Skills 

Top: ‘Soft’ skills are more than just CV fluff – Laura Bithell

Feel behind at work? 5 soft skills you ‘need to prioritize today,’ says career development expert – Barbara Petitt 

Six soft skills you need in your workforce – Jodi Walters

Hard Versus Soft Skills – John A. Wojtecki

Academic Blues

Top: Graduate Workers at Indiana University Are on Strike and Fighting for Recognition – Christopher Agostino

“We make poverty wages and we wanted more”: Chicago grad students strike, win major gains – Travis Nell

GEO shuts down University of Illinois Chicago grad workers strike, seeking to push through sellout agreement – James Martin, Marcus Day

What you need to know about the planned strike on campus – The University of Sydney

Industry Positions

Top: 30 Exciting Companies to Discover on The Muse This Week – Rebeca Piccardo

How to Navigate a Career Change From Pharma to Biotech – Christie Adams

Entertainment companies like Netflix and Amazon are hiring in data analytics, ad sales, and more new roles, insiders say, ‘posting jobs we’ve never posted before’ – Elaine Low

Over 400 jobs available across 30 different Montreal companies this May – Ty Jadah

Business Acumen

Top: Believe in Yourself and Entrepreneurial Success Will Follow – Peter J. Burns III 

Congruent Leadership Is Authentic Leadership – Jon Michail

Tilray, Inc. (TLRY) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript -Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Staff BioSpace Movers & Shakers, April 15 – Alex Keown

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