Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, March 20th 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 20th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, March 20th, 2021

Top Overall: How to Ask for a Job—Without Asking for a JobAshley Stahl

Networking

Top: How to Ask for a Job—Without Asking for a JobAshley Stahl

Networking in 2021. Does the Pandemic Have to change the way we network? – Carlos Davis

Why Networking Is More Important Than Ever—and How to Do It Virtually– Stefanie Waldek

Your Guide To Internal Networking Part One: Who Is Wearing Your T-Shirt? – Kirk Barnes

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Résumé-Writing Tips to Help You Get Past the A.I. Gatekeepers– Julie Weed

How to Write a Résumé and Choose the Best FormatAllison Pohle

Should Your Resume Be in Past or Present Tense? Here’s How to DecideRegina Borsellino

The Microsoft Word trick you didn’t know can improve your resume – Michael Dinich

Interviews

Top: To avoid rambling in interviews, do 1 thing before speaking– Ryan Luke

Top Questions to Ask in Any Job Interview, for Any Position Biospace Editorial Staff

The 3 Key Formulas To Answer Any Interview Question – Ashley Stahl

What questions are the most feared during an interview? – Kim Thompson

Transferable Skills

Top: 5 Leadership Skills You Need To Build A Strong Team– Vartika Kashyap

5 ways emotional intelligence can help prevent workaholism– Harvey Deutschendorf

Types of Listening Skills With Examples– Alison Doyle

Negotiation skills prove their real-world worth– Jonathan Moules

Academic Blues

Top: Why industry internships can be your ‘golden ticket’ to a prosperous careerEric Juskewitz, Kathleen Anne Heck & Nancy Saana Banono

Walking Away From Academia When It Was Your Dream Job– L. Maren Wood

‘On the verge of a breakdown.’ Report highlights women academics’ pandemic challenges – Katie Langin

‘This is personal’: Students, faculty speak out on proposed consolidation which would impact 6 state universities in PennsylvaniaGrace Griffaton

Industry Positions

Top: These Tech Jobs Are More in Demand Than Ever—Here’s How to Make the SwitchMarc Berman

The Product Manager asteriskNatasha Mascarenhas

10 Remote Workplace Trends To Look Out For In 2021 – Jacob William

New to Life Sciences? Here’s How to Sell Yourself During an Interview– Porschia Parker-Griffin

Business Acumen

Top: 3 Small Cap Biotech Stocks to Watch in 2021– Aimee Bohn

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMPH) Q4 2020 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribers Staff

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, March 19– Alex Keown

How To Get Your Leader To Invest In You And Your Career – Ken Gosnell

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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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