Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, July 17th 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 July 17th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, July 17th, 2021

Top Overall: What Interviewers Want to Know When They Ask You to “Describe a Time You Had to Make a Difficult Decision”– Regina Borsellino

Networking

Top: Top: 5 Ways To Build Your Career Network Back Up After Relocating – Caroline Ceniza-Levine

When This Entrepreneur Lost His Job, He Created a Facebook Group to Ease the Pain. Now He Helps More Than 30,000 People With Their Careers. Chloe Arrojado

The most important job search strategy that you might not be using– VA Careers Editorial Staff

How stepping outside my comfort zone by networking landed me a job I love Jennifer Major

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Tips to create a successful CV (and get the attention of companies)Entrepreneur Staff

How to Jumpstart Your Job Search StrategyKymberlie Krieger

How to Write the Perfect Office Manager Resume (Plus an Example!) –Jaclyn Westlake

Got a hobby? What you do off the clock can help build your career– Perri Ormont Blumberg

Interviews

Top: What Interviewers Want to Know When They Ask You to “Describe a Time You Had to Make a Difficult Decision”–Regina Borsellino

How To Answer Interview Questions to Secure a Job– Lorenzo Soliman

5 subtle ways to interview your interviewers before making a commitment – Anouare Abdou

How to negotiate a pandemic job offer you’ll be excited about months from now– Andrew Fennell

Transferable Skills

Top: Interviewers Are Looking for Emotional Intelligence—So Be Prepared for These Questions – Alexandra Frost

How to Create a Personal Vision That Lets You Lead Fearlessly and Drive Success– Brendan P. Keegan

The Top 3 Soft Skills Of The Pandemic And How To Cultivate Them – Forbes Amy Blaschka 

The one place you’re not looking at to find great talent – Nick Ionita And Max Goodberg

Academic Blues

Top: Mental health of graduate students sorely overlooked Nikki Forrester

Time to effectively address academic bullying– Saya Ameli Hajebi, Morteza Mahmoudi

UWA students ‘blind-sided’ as courses slashed, with no talk of refunds – Cameron Carr

UWM needs funds to maintain campus, R1 status: ‘We need help’ – Derica Williams

Industry Positions

Top: How I Found a Job in Finance at an Awesome Company – Sabina Nawaz For Forbes

To thrive, “return to work” can’t be a return to the strategic status quoSmartbrief Editors

Everything you need to know about becoming a pharmacist Meredith Schneider

The Future of Work Is Really About the Future of Talent – Vivek Sharma

Business Acumen

Top: Entrepreneurs With This Mindset Are Most Likely to SucceedJackie Minsky

Theratechnologies Inc. (THTX) CEO Paul Levesque on Q2 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript– Seeking Alpha Editorial Staff

3 Top Biotech Stocks to Buy in JulyZhiyuan Sun

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, July 16– Alex Keown

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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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