Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, June 5th 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 June 5th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, June 5th, 2021

Top Overall: 15 Tips for Conducting a Job Interview—So You Can Make the Right Hire Blair Glaser

Networking

Top: Three Steps To Level And Power Up Your Network To Elevate Your CareerForbes Ellevate

How to get your application off the slush pile and in front of decision makersArianna O’Dell

Career Development Initiatives that Can Work in Favor of Millennials–Brandi Marcene

6 Of The Best LinkedIn Hacks All Job Seekers Need To Know–Monica Torres

Cvs/Resumes

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

Resume-writing tips to help you get past the AI gatekeepers Julie Weed

Your job search won’t go well without this one thing – Judith Humphrey

Why You’re Not Getting Interviews (When You’re Qualified)  Adunola Adeshola

Interviews

Top: 15 Tips for Conducting a Job Interview—So You Can Make the Right Hire Blair Glaser
Interview confirmation email: Samples and tips – Chris Kolmar

9 Quick Ways to Prepare for a Last-Minute Job Interview – Biospace Editorial Staff

Landmines To Watch Out For When Interviewing For A New Job– Forbes Jack Kelly

Transferable Skills

Top: Here Are The Top 5 Soft Skills I Look For In Candidates – Mark C. Perna

Growing Your Emotional Intelligence to Become an Effective Employee – Hannah Harshman

5 Tips for Working Better With Other Teams—Even While You’re WFH– Krista Soriano

5 Ways to Effectively End a Conversation at Work—So You Can Protect Your Time and Energy – Ximena Vengoechea

Academic Blues

Top: A lack of humanity’: Hundreds of early-career researchers forced out by Mexico’s science agencyRodrigo Pérez Ortega , Inés Gutiérrez Jaber

First-Generation Academics and False Promises– Kelly Craig

Speak out at your peril: Self-censorship and the smothering of academia– Joe Humphreys

SCU Employees Frustrated, Allege ‘Unethical Financial Behavior’– Madelyn Reese

Industry Positions

Top: Trying to Find the Right Career and Job for You? Use This Hierarchy of Needs Approach Melody J. Wilding

13 Useful Tips For Vetting Freelance Talent – Forbes Business Council

4 tips for hiring remote finance talent Hannah Pitstick

Everything you need to know about becoming a Financial Advisor– Meredith Schneider

Business Acumen

Top: Pfizer (PFE) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool Transcribers

Top Biotech Penny Stocks to Watch — June 2, 2021 –Timothy Sykes

7 Tips to Brush Up Your Business Acumen  Marc Berman

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, June 4 – 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.

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