Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, June 26th 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 26th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, June 26th, 2021

Top Overall: The Post-Pandemic Job Hunt: How To Find What You Really WantKara Dennison

Networking

Top: The Post-Pandemic Job Hunt: How To Find What You Really WantKara Dennison

85% of Jobs Get Filled Through Networking — Here’s How to Grow Your Professional NetworkLaura Ross

6 Tips for Successfully Communicating Your Personal Brand–Kevin Leyes

“Surround Yourself With People Who Want You to Succeed:” A Software Engineer’s Advice to Other Women in TechThe Muse Editor

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 6 ways to avoid getting ignored when applying for jobsLambeth Hochwald

The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files– Regina Borsellino

Stop Cold Submitting Your Resume Online: Instead, Do This Julia Wuench

Five common mistakes first-time renters make — and how to avoid them – Robert Pinnegar

Interviews

Top: Mastering Phone and Video Job Interviews –Katharine Hansen
5 tips for explaining why you’re looking for a new job– FlexJob Editors

Top Big Data Interview Questions & Answers For Job Seekers–Adilin Beatrice

5 red flags that a company doesn’t value remote employees – Una Dabiero

Transferable Skills

Top:Prominent soft skills for the future of learning and work– Lawrese Brown

Three soft skills leaders need for hybrid work environments– Alex Howland

Which Soft Skills Do Employers Want New Employees to Have? – Nick Kolakowski

Workers Don’t Know Their Own Potential – Chris Morris

Academic Blues

Top:Astronomers victimized colleagues — and put historic Swedish department in turmoilAlexandra Witze

UW faculty stretched thin after latest budget cuts – Courtesy of WyoFile

UK universities and colleges continue attacks on staff jobs and conditions – Ioan Petrescu

I’m not a quitter, but I quit – leaving a postdoc position during difficult times–Lei Shen

Industry Positions

Top: 6 Talent Acquisition Strategies in Biopharma to Retain Top Talent – Lorenzo Soliman

Top 6 Things You Should Do During Your First Month on the Job Hannah Harshman

The Push to Return to Work Chris Morris Nasdaq

Best Recruitment Tools for Biotech and Biopharma Organizations– Lorenzo Soliman

Business Acumen

Top: The Ultimate Job Seekers’ Glossary and Guide to Business AcronymsJon Moskowitz

Learning Leads To Longtime LoyaltyCat Lang

Supporting Mergers and Acquisitions in the Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical Industry Anne Marie Gaffney

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, June 25– 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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