Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies Feb 26, 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 February 26th, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, February 26th, 2022

Top Overall: Top behavioral interview questions and answers – Ladders

Top Overall: Youngstown State confirms more faculty cuts; new notices issued Monday – AMANDA JOERNDT

Networking

Top: How to break the cycle of a bad (networking) habit – FAST COMPANY EXECUTIVE BOARD

Your step-by-step guide on networking your way into a tech company – Doug Wintemute

10 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Boost Your Career – Hunt Scanlon Media

12 Tips for Finding and Benefiting from a Mentor Relationship  – Robyn Addis

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You an Interview – Entrepreneur Deals

Resume objective statement – examples and writing tips – Ladders

Smaller science company? Tailor your CV for a manager, not HR – Anthony Hatswell

5 Ways To Improve Your CV – Andrew Fennell

Interviews

Top: The best way to answer ‘Why do you want to work here?’ according to two career experts – Morgan Smith

Why saying ‘that’s a great question’ during a job interview is a mistake, according to career experts – Morgan Smith

Setting Your Job Search Up For Success: Part Two – Palena Neale, Ph.D

30 interesting questions Google asked in job interviews – Gadgets Now Bureau

Transferable Skills

Top: What Are Transferable Skills? How to Demonstrate Them on Your CV – GARGI GHOSAL

Five Reasons Soft Skills Are Crucial To Successful Negotiation – Mladen Kresic

Transferable skills to look out for whilst recruiting – Alex Hattingh

Why are transferable skills important on a resume? – Jade Natacha Iriza

Academic Blues

Top: Youngstown State confirms more faculty cuts; new notices issued Monday – AMANDA JOERNDT

Can Financial Exigency Transform This Small Arkansas University? – Michael T. Nietzel

Seven full-time YSU employees laid off – SEAN BARRON

Post Pandemic Research Shows Academia Is Losing Women at Alarming Rates – Tim Rush

Industry Positions

Top: How Get Your First Job Out of College in the Life Sciences – Hannah Harshman 

These are the 20 jobs most likely to let WFA – work from anywhere – ALICE SNAPE

The Top 10 Jobs If You’re Looking for a Hybrid Workplace – Jose Najarro and Rachel Warren 

A hot market for data scientists means starting salaries of $125K and up this year – DAWN RZEZNIKIEWICZ 

Business Acumen

Top: 4 Ways I Overcame Impostor Syndrome as an Entrepreneur – Olya Osokina

5 Lessons From Billionaire Jeff Bezos That All Entrepreneurs Can Learn From – Adrian Falk

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

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Feb. 25 – 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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