Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, December 18th, 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 December 18th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, December 18th, 2021

Top Overall: Five Painless Activities For Finding A New Job During The Holidays – Isaiah Hankel

Networking

Top: Five Painless Activities For Finding A New Job During The Holidays – Forbes Isaiah Hankel

6 Things You Should Never Post on LinkedIn – Denis Manyinsa

How To Get Insider Information To Ensure You Land The Job Robin Ryan

Strategies For Returning To The Workforce In 2022 – Forbes Ashley Stahl

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Fully Remote Companies Are Hiring: 4 Ways To Make Your Application Stand Out – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

If You Changed Your Name On Your Resume And Applied For Your Current Job, Would You Get Hired? Forbes Mark Murphy

The ‘no. 1 thing’ all great resumes have in common, according to Google’s head of recruitingMorgan Smith

2 Top Biotech Stocks To Buy Right Now Kody Kester

Interviews

Top: How to Answer the Trickiest Interview Questions – Hannah Harshman

Seven Ways To Differentiate Yourself In A Job Interview – Forbes Cathy Lanzalaco

Why The Job Interview Strengths Question Requires Talent, Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Craft – George Bradt

How to Improve Your Follow-Up After an Interview – Porschia Parker-Griffin

Transferable Skills

Top: ‘Hard’ skills from our PhDs remain relevant beyond academia – Nature Jonathan McGuire & Samantha Baggott

Three Tips For Future-Proofing Your Career Forbes Nate Davis

Team-Building Philosophies That Promote Effective Leadership And Goodwill – Forbes David Brooks Holstein

How to Advance Your Tech Career With Nontechnical Skills – Chrystal Taylor

Academic Blues

Top: The scientific workplace in 2021 – Nature Chris Woolston

Low Wages and Exploitative Conditions Are Sparking Graduate Student StrikesTyler Walicek

Finding mental-health clarity under pandemic pressures – Nature Matt Kasson

Editorial: Colleges’ overreliance on adjunct faculty is bad for students, instructors and academic freedom – LA Times Editorial Staff

Industry Positions

Top: Eight Tips To Create A Company Culture Of Support And Collaboration – Forbes Yeccouncil Post

How to Make a New Co-Worker Feel Like a Part of the Team – Laura Brothers

10 Data Science Terms Every Analyst Needs to Know – Sara A. Metwalli

What To Say in the Exit Interview So You Leave on a Good Note – Biospace Editorial Staff

Business Acumen

Top: Top 10 Sales Pitch Tips For Crypto And Blockchain Businesses – Forbes Lory Kehoe

Veeva Systems (VEEV) Q3 2022 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing

2 Top Biotech Stocks To Buy Right Now Kody Kester

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Dec. 17 – 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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