Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies Feb 5, 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 January 29th, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, February 5th, 2022

Top Overall: Beyond academia: Planning the perfect exit strategy for a scientific career move – Julie Gould

Networking

Top: Elevator pitches and how to deliver one – Ladders

The “Liking Gap” Means You Make a Better First Impression Than You Think—Here’s Why – Vanessa Bohns

5 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Become a Bonafide Thought Leader – Josh Steimle

5 Ways to Be Intentional About Your International Networking – Lindsay Griffiths

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How to strike the perfect tone in your cover letter, according to 4 recruiters in tech, law, marketing, and consulting – Catherine Henderson

What the Heck Is a Functional Resume, and When Should You Use One? – Jaclyn Westlake

9 Tips for Your Resume Email Subject Line (So Someone Actually Reads the Thing) – Stav Ziv

Your Guide to Resume Margins—No, You Shouldn’t Make Them Tiny Just to Cram Everything In – Regina Borsellino

Interviews

Top: Prepare for the most common questions at your job interview – Ladders

The best outfits for job interviews – Ladders

20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job – Regina Borsellino

8 Questions Not to Ask in the Job Interview – Editorial Staff

Effectively Using and Interpreting Body Language During an Interview – Karen Walpole

Transferable Skills

Top: Soft but Significant – Jack Harlow

The top transferable skills you need for a career move – Simon Webster

Soft skills training: Why every business needs it – Kevin Dickinson

To Future-Proof And Continually Grow Your Career You Need To Acquire Digital Tech Skills – Jack Kelly

Academic Blues

Top: Slow US Higher Education Jobs Recovery Reflects Revenue Pressures – Fitch Wire

“I earned more as a student in the US than as a lecturer in Ghana so I had to leave” – A lecturer’s experience – Justice Baidoo

NEW RESEARCH SHOWS GENDER GAP IN FINANCE FACULTY AT TOP BUSINESS SCHOOLS – Mary Dettloff

Commentary: PhD students suffer academia’s notorious culture of overwork and underappreciation – Cassie M Hazell

Industry Positions

Top: Beyond academia: Planning the perfect exit strategy for a scientific career move – Julie Gould

Best jobs for graduates with a communications degree – Ladders

Jobs in these 10 industries will grow most in demand in 2022, from ‘behavioral health’ to cybersecurity – Enrique Fernández and Nathan Rennolds

The 50 Best Jobs In America For 2022, According To Glassdoor – Jair Hilburn

Business Acumen

Top: Defining Your Career: How To Become a CEO – Nicole Spector

Resilience: The Cornerstone Of Entrepreneurship Victoria Usher

Tilray, Inc. (TLRY) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript -Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Staff

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Feb. 4 – 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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