Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, March 27th 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 27th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, March 27th, 2021

Top Overall: Pandemic burnout is rampant in academia– Virginia Gewin

Networking

Top: Flip the script: start your job hunt with informational interviewsRichmond Times-Dispatch Editorial Staff

Zoom Meeting Etiquette: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do– Kymberlie Krieger

5 Ways to Shine When Virtual Networking – Laura Ross

Three Common Virtual Networking Mistakes To Avoid NowYEC Council post

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 6 ways to write a cover letter that inspires—and gets you hired Judith Humphrey

5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional – Regina Borsellino

The top 3 mistakes women make on their resumesMeredith Schneider

How To Succeed At Applying For A ‘Reach’ Job– Forbes Coaches Council

Interviews

Top: Called Back for a Second Interview? Prepare to Answer These 10 Questions– Lily Zhang

12 triggering job interview questions and how to answer them Michael Dinich

How To Prepare For A Job Interview In 2021– Kyle Elliott

Top 20 Common Job Interview Questions With Answers – Allison Doyle

Transferable Skills

Top: The Significance Of Soft Skills Development– Ed Beltran

Top 10 Qualities of a Great Leader– Karen Walpole

Why 2021 is the year to embrace creative leadership– Simone Dale

Communication Skills for Workplace Success– Jonathan Moules

Academic Blues

Top: Pandemic burnout is rampant in academiaVirginia Gewin

After a year of remote learning, professors must commit to academic accommodationsAshley Chen

‘We are at the breaking point’: Survey shows faculty, especially women, facing COVID-related stress– Anna Milstein

House considers bill authorizing University of North Carolina System pay cuts– Nyamekye Daniel

Industry Positions

Top: The Future Of Work: Pandemic Trends One Year InAlaina Percival

Key strengths to acquire as a product manager – Gaurav Vohra

SUPPORT LEAD What They DoZipla Editorial Staff

5 Rules for Writing a Software Engineer Resume That Will Get You Hired (Plus Example) – Jaclyn Westlake

Business Acumen

Top: 3 Top Biotech Stocks for Spring 2021 – Jason Hawthorne

The Daily Biotech Pulse: Dynavax-Clover Start Phase 2/3 Vaccine Study. BrainStorm Reports Positive MS Readout, NeoGenomics Goes Shopping– Shanthi Rexaline

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, March 26– Alex Keown

Virtual Negotiations Are Here To Stay — Now What? – Mladen Kresic

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