Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, February 27th 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 February 27th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, February 27th, 2021

Top Overall: Behavioral Interviewing Strategies – Katharine Hansen

Networking

Top: No Application Necessary: 5 Tips For Using Social Media To Land A Job In 2021 – Dana Brownlee

Working The Elite Nature Of LinkedIn To Your Advantage in 2021 – Michael Peres

6 Tips for Advancing Your Career While Working From HomeKate Goodwin

How to Find (and Land!) a Remote Job That’s Right for YouDeanna deBara

Cvs/Resumes

Top: If You’ve Applied to Over 50 jobs With No Answer, You Are Making This Crucial Mistake Arianna O’Dell

The Perfect Match: Job Hunt Like You’re Looking For Love – Jennifer Dill

Top Resume Mistakes That Hold Job-Seekers Back– Gabrielle Olya

Four Tips To Get Your Resume Noticed– Faith Kibria

Interviews

Top: Behavioral Interviewing Strategies – Katharine Hansen

How to Answer “What Are Your Hobbies?” in an Interview (It’s Not a Trick Question!) – Regina Borsellino

29 questions you must ask in 2021 job interviewsMarc Cenedella

Use these 3 solid answers next time someone asks: ‘Tell me about yourself’ – Eileen Smith

Transferable Skills

Top: Using Skill Endorsements and Recommendations to Boost Your Job Hunt – Leslie Stevens-Huffman

Drop the Hierarchy: Why People Skills Are More Important Than Ever – Summer Salomonsen

Future Of Work: How To ‘Future Proof’ Your Job And Career – Bryan Robinson

Circumstantial Leadership: 3 Key Concepts for EHS Professionals– J.D. Horst

Academic Blues

Top: What I wish I knew Sooner: Highlighting Gaps In Early Career Researcher Training – David Kent

WA Budget Cuts Threaten Tri-Cities College Students Most Affected By COVID Pandemic – Cameron Probert

A Brutal Tally: Higher Ed Lost 650,000 Jobs Last YearDan Bauman

Australian Universities Flag More Budget Cuts, Job Losses In The Next Year Naaman Zhou

Industry Positions

Top: 10 Emerging Careers That Will Dominate the Future of Work Entrepreneur Editorial Staff

The Future of Work: Workplace Trends for 2021 and Beyond Womble Bond Dickinson

If You Have These Technical Skills, A Robotics Job May be in Your Future– Cassie Moreira

Which Marketing Career Is Right for You? 9 Common Jobs From Social Media to SEOEmily Gaudette

Business Acumen

Top: 5 Business Skills That Everyone Needs to Succeed—and How You Can Learn Them – Aja Frost

Puma Biotechnology’s (PBYI) CEO Alan Auerbach on Q4 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript– Seeking Alpha Transcripts Team

3 Penny Stocks For Your Watch List This Week If Biotech Is A Focus– A Lawrence

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Feb. 26Alex Keown

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