Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, March 6th 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 March 6th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, March 6th, 2021

Top Overall: The Cheat Sheet You Should Fill Out Before Every Phone Interview – Regina Borsellino

Networking

Top: 10 Essential Tips for Using Social Media to Help Your Career, Not Hurt It – Dana Brownlee

The best networkers do these 9 things differentlyAnouare Abdou

A Practical Guide to Networking in the New NormalDeanna deBara

3 Ways To Clean Up Your Social Media Before A Job Search – Ashira Prossack

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Three Tips For Creating An Irresistible Job RésuméForbes YEC Council Post

This is the best resume we’ve seen for 2021’s job search– Laura Berlinsky-Schine

How to get your resume past Artificial Intelligence (AI) screening tools: 5 tips – Kevin Casey

9 Things That Don’t Belong on a Cover Letter– Biospace Editorial Staff

Interviews

Top: The Cheat Sheet You Should Fill Out Before Every Phone Interview – Regina Borsellino

How To Avoid Salary Negotiation’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ – Kate Dixon

The 5 Questions You Should Expect At Your Next Job Interview Inverse Editorial Staff

A career expert shares 5 questions she wishes more candidates ‘had the guts to ask’ during job interviews – Liza Kirpatrick

Transferable Skills

Top: 15 Tips For Rejoining The Workforce After Raising Kids– Forbes Coaches Council

Leadership Skills For The New Hybrid Workplace – Kamal Dutta

Persuasive Communication: 5 Ways to Improve Your Skills – Ryan Estis

7 Steps of the Decision-Making Process– Lucidchart Content Team

Academic Blues

Top: ‘Shooting Yourself in the Foot’ – Colleen Flaherty

US universities have cut 650,000 jobs, a 13 percent workforce reduction, since the onset of the pandemicAlex Findijis

Ph.D. applications increase as departments face budget cutsOlga Benacerraf

Can Higher Ed Save Itself? – Gabriel Paquette

Industry Positions

Top:Biotech In-Demand Jobs: Regulatory Affairs Kymberlie Krieger

Influential Voices On The Future Of Work: Dex Hunter-Torricke Communications Expert– Nicole Silver

How can you maintain company culture when everyone is working from home?Victor G. Snyder

How to Land a Job in One of the Fastest Growing Industries – Poornima Apte

Business Acumen

Top: Personalized Medicine Is The Next Big Trend For Biotech Stocks & 1 Company Could Radically Disrupt The IndustryA. Lawrence

Must-have Business Skills To Take The Entrepreneurial PlungeDr. Vivek Bindra

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (ONCY) CEO Dr. Matt Coffey on Q4 2020 Results – Earnings Call Transcript –Seeking Alpha Transcripts Team

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, March 5– Alex Keown

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