Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, July 24th 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 24th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, July 24th, 2021

Top Overall: Mindset Matters: Psychological Safety, Disability, And A New Lens For Corporate Talent Management – Jonathan Kaufman

Networking

Top: Top: Is Remote Networking Here To Stay? – Jeremy Fain

Recruiters are ‘spending a lot of money’ to find workers—how to get them to come to you Jennifer Liu

How To Maximize Your Chances Of Getting Hired – Forbes EQ

I Went Viral for Quitting My Job Because It Was Impacting My Mental Health. Here Are the 4 Things I Did to Prepare for Full-Time Entrepreneurship. Rahkim Sabree

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How to start a cover letter – FlexJobs

How to Write a Powerful Resume to Stand Out from the Crowd– Lorenzo Soliman

5 Rules for Asking Your LinkedIn Connections for Help – Carrie Mantha

What a hiring manager really thinks when they catch you in a lie on your resumeArianna O’Dell

Interviews

Top: What are you going to do with my ideas?’ and other questions you may be nervous to ask your interviewer – Jenny Drezin

How to Answer Salary Expectation Questions in Job Interviews – Lorenzo Soliman

Never end a phone interview with these 6 phrases – Ryan Luke

The 8 essential points to remember when drafting a resume for a new career or industry – Cristina Fernández Esteban and Qayyah Moynihan , Business Insider 

Transferable Skills

Top: Mindset Matters: Psychological Safety, Disability, And A New Lens For Corporate Talent Management – Jonathan Kaufman

3 steps for strengthening your resilience at work – Heather R. Younger

Which Soft Skills Do Employers Want Software Developers to Have? – Nick Kolakowski

3 ways college students are developing new skills while working remotely – Kyra Sutton

Academic Blues

Top: 8 Reasons This Coming Year Could Be The Hardest Yet For Higher Ed Brandon Busteed

University of Newcastle staff, students describe ‘distressing’ mental health crisis – Madeline Lewis

‘I feel left behind’: graduates struggle to secure good jobs – Janina Conboye & Lucy Warwick-Ching

Marquette University cuts and the decline of liberal arts – Terrence Falk

Industry Positions

Top: 9 Questions You’ll Probably Get Asked in a Software Engineer Interview (and How to Answer Them) – Yolanda Owens

How to Stay Productive at Work When You’re Looking for a New Job – Laura Brothers

Everything you need to know about becoming an auditor Kattie Thorndyke

Pharm Country Hotbed Continues to Prove it is Home to a Hot Job Market – Mark Terry

Business Acumen

Top: Why data storytelling in business matters more than ever – Mary Shacklett

Nucor Corporation (NUE) Q2 2021 Earnings Call TranscriptMotley Fool Transcribers

Top Biotech Stocks to Buy Right NowJoshua Rodriguez

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, July 23 – 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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