Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies June 04, 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 June 04, 2022 for PhDs.

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

For Saturday, June 4th, 2022  

Top Overall: Has the ‘great resignation’ hit academia? – Virginia Gewin

Networking

Top: 4 easy ways to kick off your job search on LinkedIn – ROHAN RAJIV

Networking For The Under-Networked: Go Local – Blake Caldwell

Forget LinkedIn—Your Next Job Offer Could Come via Slack – Lindsay Ellis

Zoom Events hopes to provide a virtual networking competitor to LinkedIn – Fiza Ali

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Experts warn never put this on your résumé—regardless of what job you’re applying for – JANE THIER

5 tips for writing the perfect résumé, according to recruiters from big firms including BCG, Adidas, and Salesforce – Franziska Telser and Nathan Rennolds

Job Search Going Wrong? Your Résumé Might Not Be The Issue – Ochuko Dasimaka

How to write a standout software engineering resume – Maura Deering

Interviews 

Top: Your ultimate guide to ace the most common interview questions – NICHOLAS HAWKINS

How to answer behavioral interview questions – Matthew Sweeney

What to Expect From a Pharma Interview – Kaley Lefevre

Google Launches New ‘Interview Warm-Up’ Tool to Help Job Applicants Improve Their Interview Technique – Andrew Hutchinson

Transferable Skills 

Top: How to Acquire Soft Skills and Measure Them Successfully – Professor M.S. Rao, Ph.D 

Hybrid competence is the newest soft skill with an outsize impact on your career. Here’s how you can work it into your résumé. – Jackie Bischof

The 4 Core Tech Skills All Marketers Need – Kimberly A. Whitler

To Retain Top Talent, Help Them Become Great Job Candidates – Elizabeth Baskin

Academic Blues

Top: Has the ‘great resignation’ hit academia? – Virginia Gewin

Board of Trustees will not recognize graduate worker union – Marissa Meador

Trustees of Indiana University and tenured faculty on collision course after letter rejects grad worker union and threatens consequences – Jeremy Hogan

To reinvent higher education, we need to fix inequalities – Juliette Torabian

Industry Positions

Top: 26 Companies You’ll Love on The Muse—and They’re Hiring Right Now – Rebeca Piccardo

What are “new collar” jobs and what do they require? – Sara London

What You Can do With a Life Science Degree – Karen Walpole

Best Jobs For Aspiring Entrepreneurs – Sergei Revzin and Vadim Revzin

Business Acumen

Top: If You Want To Future-Proof Your Business, Focus On Culture – Rhoan Morgan

What Leadership Development Should Look Like in the Hybrid Era – Julian Birkinshaw, Maya Gudka, and Steve Marshall

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

BioSpace Movers & Shakers: New Appointments for Maraganore, Afeyan – 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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