Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies March 5, 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 March 5th, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, March 5th, 2022

Networking

Top: 6 Ways to Build Rock-Solid Business Relationships on LinkedIn – Jessica Wong

5 Steps for Building Your Personal Brand on Social Media – Kristyn Brophy & Lauren Forbes

Mentorship Matters: How Purposefully Growing Your Network Will Enable You To Thrive – Emily Rogers

15 In-Person Networking Tips for Veterans – Lida Citroën

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How to write a letter of interest (samples and tips) – Ladders

Can’t Land Your Dream Job? Your Resume May Be Sabotaging Your Chances – Mark C. Perna

Why resume gaps aren’t a big deal anymore – Kathryn Vasel

5 reasons you didn’t get a hiring manager response on your application – ANDREW FENNELL

Interviews

Top: An Amazon applicant who Jeff Bezos hired ‘on the spot’ shares 5 ways to ‘instantly impress’ during the job interview – Ann Hiatt

The old way of interviewing for jobs is dead. Here’s how to play by the new rules – SUNNY BONNELL AND ASHLEIGH HANSBERGER

Your ultimate guide to preparing for a tech job interview – Genevieve Carlton

The 4 phrases to avoid in salary discussions, according to a negotiation expert – Franziska Telser and Nathan Rennolds

Transferable Skills 

Top: 4 Soft Skills to Help You Stand Out During Your Next Job Interview – Entrepreneur Deals

The 6 soft skills that are essential on your resume, according to 3 talent experts –       Cristina Fernández Esteban and Nathan Rennolds

3 ways of improving your soft skills – Orianna Rosa Royle

Importance of soft skills in Technology – OWAIS SULTAN

Academic Blues

Top: ‘The future is bleak for academics’: Manchester Uni staff on why they’re striking – Lily Scior-Lewis

Cutting Faculty Salaries by Executive Order – Colleen Flaherty

ISU to lay off some full-time instructors – Sue Loughlin (Tribune-Star)

New Evidence Shows Large Gender Gap In Leadership Of Major U.S. Universities – Michael T. Nietzel

Industry Positions

Top: In Much-Needed Good News, The Jobs Report Came Through With 678,000 New Jobs – Jack Kelly

Three Tips To Break Into The Tech Industry – Kyle Elliott

The top 10 companies hiring for hybrid jobs in 2022, according to FlexJobs – Morgan Smith

Here’s where the jobs are — in one chart – Thomas Franck

Business Acumen

Top: 6 Practices To Grow Your Self-Leadership Abilities – Tony Gambill

Here’s How Entrepreneurship Has Evolved In Recent Years – John Hall

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BioSpace Movers & Shakers, March 4 – 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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