Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, April 24th 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 24th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, April 24th, 2021

Top Overall: 22 Phone Interview Tips to Help You Nail the Call (and Move to the Next Round)Alyse Kalish

Networking

Top: Your Guide to Virtual Career Fairs—So You Can Impress From AfarKaila Kea-Lewis

Help, I’m About To Lose My Job —Five Steps To Jumpstart Your Job Search– Ellevate Forbes Women Editorial Staff

Your next job might come from an unknown source – Kim Thompson
Three winning job search strategies Nancy Collamer

Cvs/Resumes

The Most Important Parts of a Resume—Explained– Regina Borsellino

4 undeniable ways to get the recruiter’s notice in 2021Samantha Hawrylack

Avoid these 7 résumé mistakes if you want a job interview Judith Humphrey

Interviews

Top: 22 Phone Interview Tips to Help You Nail the Call (and Move to the Next Round)Alyse Kalish
The 8 absolute worst things you can do in an interview – Michael Dinich

5 Easy Ways to Overcome Job Interview Jitters – Biospace Editorial Staff

Here’s How You Should Follow Up After A Job Interview–Stephen Gossett

Transferable Skills

Top: Why Having Adaptive Leadership Skills Is a Perk for Your Life Sciences Career– Kymberlie Krieger

The Top 13 Jobs Skills Employers Want in 2021 – Tyler Omoth

The skills gap is shifting: Prepare to upskill– Katie Malone

Why Organizations are Hiring for Skills Over Experience – Hunt Scanlon Media Staff

Academic Blues

Top: Since colleges are failing to prepare students for tech jobs, it’s time to bring back apprenticeships– Sophie Ruddock, Ryan Craig

Cuts to Oregon’s oldest public university pit financial problems vs. institution’s ‘soul’Meerah Powell

Ongoing job cuts at Australian universities as restructuring deepens– Mike Head

Unwanted Changes, Uncertain FuturesGreta Anderson

Industry Positions

Top: Everything you need to know about becoming a copywriter– Meredith Schneider

How to Negotiate Parental Leave Before You Accept a Job Offer (Even If You’re Not Expecting!)Allison Kade of Fabric

Three Elements to Consider When Looking for Your Dream Job Porschia Parker

Top 10 Life Sciences Jobs Most in Demand over the Next Decade– Alex Philippidis

Business Acumen

Top: Ten Things You Can’t Learn In Business SchoolVahe Tirakyan

Danaher Corp (DHR) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript – MF Transcribers Staff

Hot Penny Stocks To Watch In April 2021 If Biotech Is A Focus– J. Samuel

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, April 23– Alex Keown

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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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