Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, March 13th 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 13th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, March 13th, 2021

Top Overall: Individual Contributors Aren’t Leaders? The Impact Of Ignoring Soft SkillsJoseph Folkman

Networking

Top: 8 Reasons “Internal Networking” Is Good for Your Career – Biospace Editorial Staff

Creative Job Hunting Tips For 2021YEC Council Post Forbes

This is the secret to landing more jobs — and it happens before the application Laura Berlinsky-Schine

The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers – Regina Borsellino

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Recruiters will throw your resume out if you use any of these 10 phrases– CW Headley

The Best Cover Letter Examples for Every Type of Job Seeker – Alyse Kalish

This Method Will Make Your Job Search More Productive– Laura Brothers

4 Reasons to Write That Cover LetterKaitlin Hurtado

Interviews

Top: Interview body language blunders that can cost you an offer– Anouare Abdou

The 6 Sales Interview Questions You Will Get Asked (and How to Answer Them) Natalie Burg

Your Next Job Interview Maybe With a Robot—Whether You Realize It Or Not – Katie Bishop

Ask These Questions at Your Next Job Interview – Aisha Jordan

Transferable Skills

Top: Individual Contributors Aren’t Leaders? The Impact Of Ignoring Soft Skills– Joseph Folkman

4 critical soft skills of great leaders– Keather Snyder,

Behavioural Skills – A stepping Stone for Success– Layam Editorial Staff

11 Of The Best Ways To Look For New Employment In 2021– Forbes Coaches Council

Academic Blues

Top: Workaholic academics need to stop taking pride in their burnoutFleur Jongepier Mathijs van de Sande

Mothers in academia address workplace inequalitiesBoston University Editorial Staff

650,000 Colleagues Have Lost Their Jobs – John Kroger

Tenure’s Broken Promise– Scott Carlson

Industry Positions

Top:Developers: Top Skills You’ll Need in 2021Marc Berman

The 7 best cities for women in tech (and how to get hired there now)– Meredith Schneider

Yes, You Can Still Learn About Company Culture When Interviewing Remotely—Here’s How – Kat Boogaard

Data Science Touches Everything We Do—Here’s How to Break Into the IndustrySarah Walker Caron

Business Acumen

Top: 15 Essential Skills Every Modern Biz Dev Leader Should HoneKaren Anthony

Lineage Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (LCTX) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing Staff

Best Biotech Penny Stocks To Watch Before Friday –D. Marie

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, March 12– Alex Keown

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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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