Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, Jan 1st, 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 1st, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, January 1st, 2022

Top Overall:  Talent Acquisition: The Secret Sauce – Forbes Sarah Skillin

Networking

Top: How A Favor Bank Mindset Can Improve Networking – Forbes George Bradt

Creative Ways For Students To Optimize Their Internship And Job Search – Ruth Gotian

7 Tips for Using Your LinkedIn Profile as Your Personal Branding Website – Alisa Cohn

10 keys to get the “juice” out of your LinkedIn profile – March Violante

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Back-End Developer Resume: What Recruiters and Hiring Managers Want – Nate Swanner

Are cover letters really necessary when applying for a job? – Vicki Salemi

Big Benefits Of Prioritizing Big Data In Education Gregory Crawford

‘Skills are the new oil’: Why resumes are on the way out – Jessica Yun

Interviews

Top: How To Prepare For And Nail Your Next Technical Interview – Tim Madden

Top 10 Most Asked Cybersecurity Questions In Interviews –Madhurjya Chowdhury

9 Common Job Interview Questions and How to Answer Them –Ayush Jalan

So You Botched a Job Interview. What’s Next? – Marlo Lyons

Transferable Skills 

Top: Talent Acquisition: The Secret Sauce – Forbes Sarah Skillin

Don’t Be A Statistic: Build Your Team Right To Avoid The Startup Graveyard Fast Company Jason Richmond

The Soft Skills In Top Demand By Employers Today – Social Marketing Solutions

The Top Six Soft Skills For A Recruiter – Tatiana Melnichuk

Academic Blues

Top: Does a science postdoc pay off in the US? – Rebecca Trager

Pandemic Amplifies Postdoc Struggles –Bianca Nogrady

More Signal, Less Noise – Connor Wood

The New Ph.D.s – Colleen Flaherty

Industry Positions

Top: 10 New Year’s Resolutions To Make To Advance Your Career In 2022 – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

The Most In-Demand Jobs Of 2021 – Jena McGregor

IT careers: 3 misconceptions that hold people back – Haluk Saker

Six Tips To Retain Key Employees And Prevent High Turnover Rates – Chastity Heyward

Business Acumen

Top: The Era Of Conscious Entrepreneurship And Why It Matters – Forbes Ildeme Mahinay Koch

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (APDN) CEO James Hayward on Q4 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha Editorial Staff

8 Best Biotech Stocks to Buy – Wayne Duggan

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Dec. 31 – Alex Keown

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Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.

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