Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, August 14th 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 August 14th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, August 14th, 2021

For Saturday, August 14th, 2021  

Top Overall: How To Land A Job Through Networking–Forbes Wasim Hajjiri

Networking

Top: How To Land A Job Through Networking–Forbes Wasim Hajjiri

Informational Interviews: The Hidden Gem of Career Exploration Hannah Harshman

This one thing can help you find a job after long-term unemployment– Muhammad Younas

Networking remotelyMarc Cenedella

Cvs/Resumes

Top:4 Things You Might Overlook When Applying for Jobs– Laura Brothers

99% of large companies use resume-scanning software — how to make sure yours beats the bots– Morgan Smith

5 Keys To Transforming Your Resume–Ashley Stahl

5 Benefits of Including a Good Cover Letter With Your ResumeLindsey Benson

Interviews

Top: Never ask these 5 questions during job interviews — ask these 4 alternatives instead– Deborah Sweeney

5 Mistakes to Avoid in Any Interview–Laura Brothers

5 obvious things ‘too many people’ forget to do before job interviews, according to CEO of 10 years –Gary Burnison

Harvard Career Advisor Offers A Template For Answering The Most Common Job Interview Question– Carmine Gallo

Transferable Skills

Top: What Skills Can Help You Make A Career Transition?– Pavel Krapivin

5 Tips for Handling Conflict at Work – Porschia Parker-Griffin

How I tackled post-PhD imposter syndrome– Kelsey Inouye

Using these 6 power words in a follow-up email improves your chances of getting an offer – Steve Adcock

Academic Blues

Top: UK academics seethe over universities’ cost-cutting movesNature Natasha Gilbert

From Sacred Cow to Sacrificial Lamb– Scott Latham & Michael Braun

Vista College suspends in-person enrollment, furloughs employees across TexasKendall Hogan

Funding cuts to go ahead for university arts courses in England despite opposition – Sally Weale

Industry Positions

Top: Recruiting And Negotiating Tips From An Ex-Google Recruiter – Forbes EQ Editorial Staff

This one skill can boost your hireability in any industry– Eli Schwartz

7 career change obstacles and how to overcome themJessica Howington

Should You Quit Your Job During the “Great Resignation”? Ask Yourself These 10 Questions – Nell Wulfhart

Business Acumen

Top: 13 Strategies New Entrepreneurs Can Use To Build Reliable Sources Of Recurring Revenue – Forbes Coaches Council

These 2 Soaring Biotech Stocks Are Making the Nasdaq StrongerDan Caplinger

AbCellera Biologics Inc. (ABCL) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Aug. 13– Alex Keown

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