Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies August 06, 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 August 06, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies

For Saturday, August 6th, 2022  

Top Overall:The Power Of LinkedIn And Tapping Into Your Network – Erica LaCentra

Networking

Top: The Power Of LinkedIn And Tapping Into Your Network – Erica LaCentra

Take 5: Learn to Love Networking (or at Least Tolerate It) – Maryam Kouchaki, Edward (Ned) Smith, Leigh Thompson, Brian Uzzi, and coauthors

How To Stand Out To Employers During Your Job Search – Caroline Castrillon

Instead Of Worrying About A Recession, Do This Instead – Jack Kelly 

Leveraging Content To Land The Role Of Your Dreams – Ahmad Daher

CVs/Resumes 

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

How to format a list of professional references – Ladders

Career breaks: How to explain a resume gap for a new job – Selena Rezvani

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

Do I Really Need a New Resume? – Nancy Segal

Interviews 

Top: Top behavioral interview questions and answers – Ladders

Interviewing for your next job? Avoid this common mistake –  Goh Chiew Tong

Top behavioral interview questions and answers – Ladders

How to Answer “Why Do You Want to Work Here?” – Joel Schwartzberg

What to Do After an Interview to Better Your Odds – Kaley Lefevre

Transferable Skills

Top: The Most In-Demand Technical Skills – And How To Develop Them – Bernard Marr

10 in-demand soft skills to supercharge your career – Melissa Rosenthal

Four Types Of Tech Skills That Can Benefit Businesses – Steve Gickling

The Most In-Demand Technical Skills – And How To Develop Them – Bernard Marr

Surveys say: Employers leaning more into hiring those with skills versus experience – Terry Collins

Academic Blues

Top: Lost funding, unwelcome moves: UK researchers speak out on ERC ‘disaster’ – Chris Woolston

Academics make claims of bullying and racism at another UCL school – The Guardian

Lost funding, unwelcome moves: UK researchers speak out on ERC ‘disaster’ – Chris Woolston

The latest look at tenure – Courtney Chandler

Overworked academics quitting their jobs – Dr. Wan Chang Da

Industry Positions

Top: 5 Things To Consider Before Making A Career Pivot – Quora Contributor

11 best job search sites in 2022 – Ladders

9 Ways to Source Clients as a Freelance Writer – Saffron Clacy

5 Things To Consider Before Making A Career Pivot – Quora Contributor

‘Head of Team Anywhere,’ and Other Job Titles for an Uncertain Time – Bijou Karman

Business Acumen 

Top: Top Five Tips For Retaining Employees During The Great Resignation – Paula Morgan

Nail Any Interview With These Outfit Guidelines, According to an Expert – Kaitlin Clark

Top Five Tips For Retaining Employees During The Great Resignation – Paula Morgan

Tilray Brands, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Results – Tilray Brands, Inc.BioSpace Movers & Shakers: Acer, Viridian, BioPorto, atai & MoreAlex 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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