Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies July 30, 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 July 30, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies

For Saturday, July 30th, 2022  

Top Overall: 6 Transferable Skills You Might Not Realize You Gained During Your PhD/PostDoc – Sarah Ellinwood

Networking

Top: Is Your Network as Strong as You Think? – Andy Lopata

Three Ways to Use LinkedIn’s Notifications Tab to Build Your Network and Business – Stefanie M. Marrone

On the job hunt? You may want to check your LinkedIn privacy settings – Aisling Murphy

How to Navigate Post-Pandemic In-Person and Online Networking – Jennifer Carter

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 5 opening lines for your cover letter that will set you apart – Kattie Thorndyke

If you want the job, tailor your résumé like this – DAVID FANO

The 3 cover letter mistakes experts say everyone makes, no matter the job you’re applying for – JANE THIER

The No. 1 thing to do on your resume to turn your job search around – Dear Sam

Interviews

Top: What to Do If Your Job Offer Is Rescinded (Yes, It Can Happen) – Jenny Foss

What to Expect From a Pharma Interview – Kaley Lefevre

How To Answer ‘What Is Your Biggest Weakness?’ In An Interview – Kyle Elliot

The million-dollar mistake: Women fall short when negotiating salaries – Marie Leech

Transferable Skills 

Top:

6 Transferable Skills You Might Not Realize You Gained During Your PhD/PostDoc – Sarah Ellinwood

List of top soft skills employers value (to use on your resume) – Ladders

‘Soft skills’: The intangible qualities companies crave – Kate Morgan

How to develop soft skills in a multigenerational workforce – Jacqueline Liu

Academic Blues

Top: She Was Denied Tenure at Harvard. But She’s Not Done Fighting for Change in Academe. – Sarah Brown

100% strike vote by Brock University workers signals to university that it must deliver on fair wages, better jobs – CUPE

University staff could strike after voting to refuse pay rise offer – David Hannant

No, the Boys Are Not Doing Just Fine – Richard V. Reeves

Industry Positions

Top: 20 Amazing Companies That Are Hiring Right Now – Rebeca Piccardo

What You Need to Know Before Applying to a Small Pharma Company – Kaley Lefevre

The Top Remote, Part-Time Jobs And Industries – TIm Lai

17 Exciting Companies Hiring in San Francisco – Rebeca Piccardo

Business Acumen

Top: Crossing the Language Barrier – Adam Fix 

Where We Work Can Redefine Company Culture and Its People – Kathryn Kaminsky

Tilray Brands, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Results – Tilray Brands, Inc.

BioSpace Movers & Shakers: Acer, Viridian, BioPorto, atai & More – 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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