Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 15th 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 May 15th 2021 for PhDs.
This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, May 15th, 2021
Top Overall: How To Tap Into The Hidden Job Market By Pivoting Your Search From Traditional To Social – Kara Dennison
7 Steps to Building a Personal Website That Will Help You Land Your Dream Job– Julie Anne Russell
Top: 5 Smart Ways to Overcome Your Fear of the Cover Letter– Biospace Editorial Staff
The most important hard skills (with examples)– Chris Kolmar
Hiring Tips: Reading Between The Lines Of A Résumé– Clare Moore
6 Ways to Build Up Your Resume When You Can’t Afford to Do an Unpaid Internship– Tiffany Waddell Tate
Top: 5 most common trap interview questions and how to get around them– Kattie Thorndyke
8 COVID-Related Interview Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer During—and After—the Pandemic – Jaclyn Westlake
The 10 Most Common Job Interview Questions — and How To Answer Them – Gabrielle Olya
How To Answer ‘why Do You Want To Work Here?’– Brian Nordli
Top: 9 unexpected skills you need for today’s tech team– Veronica Combs
3 Essential Skills For Engineering Leaders– Quinten Dol
Your negative emotions are hurting your team. Try empathy instead– Jamil Zaki and Cydney Roach
Flexjobs: Top 10 freelance career fields and the soft skills needed for them– N.F. Mendoza
Top: Academic tenure is in desperate need of reform – The Boston Globe Editorial Board
Did you leave university science? Tell us why– Nidhi Subbaraman
Top: Why You Should Strive To Be An Entrepreneurial Engineer– Mark Kinsella
Supply chain professionals need procurement knowledge– Supply Chain Dive Editorial Staff
10 Great—and Very Different—Jobs for Economics Majors– Regina Borsellino
Top: 7 Reddit Penny Stocks Promising to Cure Cancer– Thomas Niel
Cipher Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CPHRF) CEO Craig Mull on Q1 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha Transcript Team
BioSpace Movers & Shakers, May 14 – Alex Keown
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