Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, August 21st 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 21st, 2021

For Saturday, August 21st, 2021  

Top Overall: 4 Pointers To Help You Get Hired In The Post-Pandemic Era–Forbes William Arruda

Networking

Top: 4 Pointers To Help You Get Hired In The Post-Pandemic Era–Forbes William Arruda

A step-by-step guide for mastering the informational meeting when job seeking Peter Caven

Can my personal tweets get me fired?– Muhammad Younas

How To Avoid And Manage Job Search BurnoutForbes Kyle Elliott 

Cvs/Resumes

Top: What Killer Marketing Can (And Cannot) Do For Your Job Search– Caroline Ceniza-Levine

10 Keys To A Successful Job Search – Caroline Castrillon

How to start a cover letter– FlexJobs

The No. 1 reason people want to change careers is better work-life balance. How to make the switchMichelle Fox

Interviews

Top: The Right Way to Show Enthusiasm in a Follow-up Email– Laura Brothers

Get More Out Of Your Salary Negotiations With These 3 Tips– Forbes Kwame Christian

5 Common But Costly Interview Mistakes Qualified Candidates Make –Adunola Adeshola

Five Tips For Virtual Interviews: How Zoom Changes Hiring – Lisa Mann

Transferable Skills

Top: Tips for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome as a Young Professional– Hannah Harshman

How to be an effective leader, according to Google’s classic questionnaire – Porschia Parker-Griffin

The top 5 soft skills for every manager to have in their toolkit – Cara Brennan Allamano

What Are Soft Skills Anyway? Unconscious Bias In Everyday HR – Forbes Nancy Doyle

Academic Blues

Top: American professors report declining salaries, rising university debt– Nathan M Greenfield

Unis face more jobs cuts, closure threats as revenue loss tipped to pass $5bAdam Carey

Independence University is closing. An ‘unusual arrangement’ has caught feds’ attention– Chris Quintana

UWS graduates more likely to be unemployed than before the pandemic, suggests surveyStephanie Brawn

Industry Positions

Top: The Future of Work Is More Than About Where We Work— Who Works– Forbes Heather E. McGowan

How to Show Your Boss You’re Ready for a Promotion– Laura Brothers

Want to Work as a Product Manager? Here’s How to Land the Job, From Someone Who Did It (and His Company Is Hiring!)The Muse Editor

3 Simple Ways to Succeed in a Hybrid Workplace – Ellen Bombela

Business Acumen

Top: The One Thing Standing In The Way Of Scaling Your Business – Forbes Melissa Gamarra

3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy in AugustKody Kester

Recro Pharma, Inc. (REPH) CEO David Enloe on Q2 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha Editorial Team

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Aug. 20 –Alex Keown

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