Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, August 28 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 21st 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, August 28th, 2021

For Saturday, August 28th, 2021  

Top Overall: 20 inspirational words from famous quotes — for resumes and cover letters– Ryan Luke

Networking

Top: 6 Tips to Stand Out and Land a New Job During the “Great Resignation” (Because You’re Not the Only One Looking!)–Erica Sweeney

The scripts to use when introducing yourself at a networking event, conference, and any other professional meeting Jen Glantz

5 Things To Consider Before Launching a Second-Act Career– Andrew Lisa

This Mechanical Engineer is Proof That Building a Strong Network Can Lead to Career SuccessThe Muse Editor

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 20 inspirational words from famous quotes — for resumes and cover letters– Ryan Luke

The 4 essential skills to include on your resume to find remote work in 2021– Cristina Fernández Esteban and Qayyah Moynihan

Do This, Not That To Prepare for Your Career – Go Banking Rates Editorial Staff

5 Questions To Ask Yourself If Your Job Search Isn’t WorkingCaroline Ceniza-Levine

Interviews

Top: 6 interview red flags that are concerning enough to reconsider an offer– Anouare Abdou

8 Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview (Because It’s Just as Important as What You Say)– Taneasha White

Common job interview questions for graphic designers (and how to tackle them) –Tom May

Why you should dress up for a phone interview – Michele Lando

Transferable Skills

Top: 4 Essential Skills Every Data Scientist Needs – Sara A. Metwalli

IT careers: 3 key skills for remote jobs – Sachin Gupta

How to Practice Leadership at Work – Brandi Marcene

Why professional development will future-proof your career – Amanda Woodard

Academic Blues

Top: Law School Loses Luster as Debts Mount and Salaries Stagnate–  Andrea Fuller, Josh Mitchell and Sara Randazzo, The Wall Street Journal

Gender Pay Gap Greater in Academia Than Industry Among Non-Tenured FacultyRebecca Kelliher

UWS graduates more likely to be unemployed than before pandemic– Tommy Lumby and Peter A Walker

A Crash Course in Career DevelopmentMelissa Dalgleish

Industry Positions

Top: Job Offer Evaluation Checklist– Katharine Hansen

5 Trending Tips And Tricks For Ui/ux Design– Anuja Lath

How to Continually Invest in Your Career Laura Brothers

What a career in AI has to offer in the 2020s– IT Pro Editorial Staff

Business Acumen

Top: 3 Questions That Determine If You’re Ready for a CTO – Albert Santalo

Which Biotech Stock Will Shock the Market in 2022?Taylor Carmichael

Moderna INC (MRNA) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript– Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Aug. 27 –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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