Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, June 12th 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 12th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, June 12th, 2021

Top Overall: Researchers’ career insecurity needs attention and reform now, says international coalitionChris Woolston

Networking

Top: Four Ways To Drive Change Through Strategic CommunicationMonika Kumar Forbes Council

The sneaky hiring practice that’s keeping you from getting that ‘open’ job, according to expertsLiv McConnell via Fairygodboss

A stigma no longer? Companies hire more long-term unemployed as they struggle with worker shortages–Paul Davidson

Ghosting an Employer Will Backfire—Send This Email Instead–Stav Ziv

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How To Write A Competitive Resume In 2021 Ashley Stahl

The Art of Drafting a Perfect Cover Letter in 2021– Brandi Marcene

3 signs it’s time to take something off of your resume Michele Lando

5 resume mistakes that can make you look like a narcissist: ‘You might not get a callback,’ says career expert – J.T. O’Donnell

Interviews

Top: How to Nail Your First Biopharma Interview After College Don Potochny
Peering Beyond The Interview Veil: Decoding The Message Behind Common Job Interview Questions – John M. O’Connor

Can You Answer These 10 Phone Interview Questions?–Brian Nordli

3 New Job Interview Questions Companies Are Asking Right Now– Monica Torres

Transferable Skills

Top: 4 ways to make your chats on collaboration apps more emotionally intelligent – Michelle Wideman

How to Choose a Career: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself– Leah Musheyev

Why You Should Invest in Unconventional Talent– Debbie Ferguson and Fredrick “Flee” Lee

Companies are investing billions of dollars in upskilling. Here’s what that means. – Sara London

Academic Blues

Top: Researchers’ career insecurity needs attention and reform now, says international coalitionChris Woolston

Who Can Fire a Professor? – Lilah Burke

Public colleges in 49 states send students’ debts to collection agencies, imperiling financial futures– Meredith Kolodner

Almost half of 2020 college grads still looking for work: “I should be out of the house by now”– Aimee Picchi

Industry Positions

Top: Neuroscience Jobs in the United States: Popular Careers in Demand Lorenzo Soliman

From PhD to policy leader – Chris Cornthwaite

Data Science Tops Developers’ Most-Desired Domain Skills Nick Kolakowski

10 increasingly important career options– Richa Dwivedi Saklani

Business Acumen

Top: PAGERDUTY, INC. (PD) Q1 2022 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool Transcribers

Best Stocks To Invest In Right Now? 3 Biotech Stocks To Know–Jonathan Phillip

Nine Game-Changing Business Tips That Helped These Entrepreneurs Find Success Forbes YEC Council 

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, June 11– Alex Keown

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