Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies May 14, 2022

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 14, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies

For Saturday, May 14th, 2022  

Top Overall: 5 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out From the Crowd – Editorial Team

Networking

Top: Tips and Tricks to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile – Hannah Harshman

Networking always works – HARVEY MACKAY

Why I’ve Grown to Love LinkedIn, and Why You Should Too – HILLEL FULD

Four tips to improve your networking success, whether virtual or in-person – JELENA ZIKIC

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 5 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out From the Crowd – Editorial Team

11 Resume tips: The perfect CV – PAUL MCCAFFREY

How to Write a Resume – Edgar J. Nieves

Resume Guide for an Operations Manager – Kevin Fogarty

Interviews 

Top: How to Ask for Feedback from an Interviewer – Marlo Lyons

Common job interview questions, answers and tips – Ladders

THAT job interview question: “What are your greatest weaknesses?” – Ladders

8 Interview Questions That Elon Musk, Sara Blakely, and Other Top Execs Ask Job Candidates (and So Should You) – MARCEL SCHWANTES

Transferable Skills 

Top: Soft skills development for a successful future! – Linda Papasidero

Key skills you need to thrive in today’s workplace – Linda M. Kagire

How Skills-First Hiring Will Win Out Over More Traditional Hiring Models – Mark C. Perna

​​How Employers Can Approach Validating Skills Assessments – Eric Friedman

Academic Blues

Top: IU grad student workers vote to suspend strike until September – Rachael Krause

Campus ‘empty’ as Sydney Uni staff picket during strike action – Daniella White

ASUU Strike update: Academic Staff Union of University extend strike by 12 weeks – BBC

Women professors at UMD discuss path to mitigating gender discrimination in higher ed – Nene Narh-Mensah

Industry Positions

Top: 19 New Companies That You Don’t Want to Miss on The Muse – Rebeca Piccardo

The 12 Top Biotech Companies Hiring Now – Editorial Staff

How to Navigate a Career Change From Biotech To Pharma – Christie Adams

How to become a data scientist at a Big Tech company – MEGHAN MALAS

Business Acumen

Top: Servant Leadership That Sticks – Bruce Tulgan

The Entrepreneurial Quantum Leap: How To Bypass Incremental Growth – Nona Djavid

Tilray Brands, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Results – Tilray Brands, Inc.

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, May 6 – 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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