Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, December 11th

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 11th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, December 11th, 2021

Top Overall:  Industry scores higher than academia for job satisfaction– Nature Editorial Staff

Networking

Top: Four Ways To Get Noticed During A High-Level Job Search – Jeannette Collazo

What Should You Post About on LinkedIn?– Hannah Harshman

10 Tips for Speeding up Your Job Search Biospace Editorial Staff

Three LinkedIn Profile Tips For C-Level Executives Wanting To Attract Recruiters– Forbes Mary Elizabeth Bradford

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Why you need these 5 skills on your resume today, says CEO who has read over 1,000 resumes this year Peter Yang

Front-End Developer Résumé: What to Include, and How to Stand Out– Nate Swanner


Why nailing your cover letter’s opening is essential and how to do it, according to a career advice site CEO Amira Ehrhardt and Nathan Rennolds , Business Insider

Data Scientist Résumé: How to Perfect Yours to Land a Job InterviewNate Swanner

Interviews

Top: How to Use the STAR Method to Ace Behavioral Interviews– Cheryl Vaughn

5 Uncomfortable Questions You Need To Ask During a Job Interview– Sam DiSalvo

Want to Hire the Best? How to Answer 7 Tough Job Interview Questions the Best Candidates Ask With Ease– Jennifer Liu

Interview questions you never have to answer (and tips on how to do it)– CoFounder

Transferable Skills 

Top:The most in-demand soft skill has an ROI – Natalie Nixon

The Top Six Soft Skills For A Recruiter Forbes Tatiana Melnichuk

Eager to boost your team’s soft skills? Focus on this– Kelly Sikkema

Why focusing on skills is one of the biggest competitive advantages in ‘The Great Reshuffle’– Amy Borsetti

Academic Blues

Top: Industry scores higher than academia for job satisfaction– Nature Editorial Staff

How burnout and imposter syndrome blight scientific careers –Chris Woolston

Academic Freedom in New ZealandJohn Ross
Discrimination still plagues science– Chris Woolston

Industry Positions

Top:Signs That You Should or Shouldn’t Switch Your Job– Brandi Marcene

Top 12 Biotech Companies Hiring Now– Biospace Editorial Staff

Tech Career Paths For Caregivers Returning To The Workforce–Nabanita De Foundation

How to Make Your Office Return Easier for Employees– Lisa Bertagnoli

Business Acumen

Top:Gain the Accounting Skills All Entrepreneurs NeedEntrepreneur

Oracle (ORCL) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing

3 Beaten-Down Biotech Stocks — Are They Bargains Now?–Cory Renauer

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Dec. 10–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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