Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, July 10th 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 10th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, July 10th, 2021

Top Overall: How to not come across as a narcissist on your cover letterArianna O’Dell

Networking

Top: Three LinkedIn Engagement Traps And How To Avoid Them – Judy Hays Forbes Business Council

Career goals take effort, a plan to reach them Kim Thompson

How To Get Headhunted (the Right Way)– Arran Stewart

Considering A Career Change? Four Things To Make The Transition Easier Tammy Homegardner

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How to not come across as a narcissist on your cover letterArianna O’Dell

3 Things You Can Do To Fill Your Resume If You Lost Your JobLaura Brothers

6 Tips to an Interview-Generating CIO Resume –Peter Navarro

6 Signs You Should Avoid A Resume Writing Service– The Signal Editorial Staff

Interviews

Top: 15 Great Questions to Ask in an Interview to Help You Land the Job–Lorenzo Soliman

I accidentally interviewed at a multi-level marketing scheme: here’s how to avoid them– Sara Merkin

Interview questions you must ask to spot red flags (or reveal a great potential employer)–Fast Company Sibyl McCarley

Hiring Experts Say These Are The Most Revealing Interview Questions They Ask– Monica Torres

Transferable Skills

Top:The Power Of Listening – The Number One Skill For Managers– Lidija Globokar

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Embrace the 2-Way-Door Rule to Make Better and Faster Decisions– Jeff Haden

Five Soft Skill Models That Are Easy To Learn And Implement– Forbes Darren A. Smith 

Soft skills are key to good management and business success– Dylan Jones-Evans

Academic Blues

Top: Short-term contracts and working for free: Scientists in Germany speak out DW Editorial Staff

Academic tenure: What it is and why it matters– George Justice

Why the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to overdue change in academia – June Gruber, Jay J. Van Bavel , Neil A. Lewis, Jr., William A. Cunningham For Science

The Mental Health Crisis Update – Brittany Howard

Industry Positions

Top: 4 Common Causes (And Solutions) For Underperforming Remote Employees – Sabina Nawaz For Forbes

9 Best Remote Companies to Work for in 2021 [+ Best Remote Work Tools] Lorenzo Soliman

No, the jobs aren’t all back yet – in any top U.S. industry Ann Saphir & Howard Schneider

Everything you need to know about becoming a stockbroker – Ashley Jones

Business Acumen

Top: Mid-Year Top Stock Picks For 2021: Biotech, Crypto, EVs & Space Exploration Money Show For Forbes

Using Business Simulations Within Emerging Leaders Training Programs– Bill Hall

3 Biotech Stocks Ready for Big Breakthroughs Like BiogenMuslim Farooque

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, July 9– 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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