Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies May 21, 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 21, 2022 for PhDs.

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

For Saturday, May 21st, 2022  

Top Overall: How To Get A Job Before Its Advertised – Andrew Fennell

Networking

Top: How To Get A Job Before Its Advertised – Andrew Fennell

Tips and Tricks to Enhance Your LinkedIn Profile – Hannah Harshman

How To Create A Job Search Strategy That Actually Works – WENDI WEINER

​​Why You Should Keep Your LinkedIn Profile Updated – Juliet Cantina 

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Returning to Work: Why Gaps in Your Resume Are the New Normal – Pat Brien

This is how often you should update your resume—whether or not you’re looking for a new job – Morgan Smith

Updating your résumé for the first time in years? Here are 5 ways to make it relevant for 2022, according to career experts. – Sawdah Bhaimiya

Scrum Master Resume Template, and Tips for Writing a Great One – Nate Swanner

Interviews 

Top: How to Establish Rapport with Your Interviewer – Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.

38 Smart Questions to Ask in a Job Interview – Amy Gallo

How to Negotiate Pay As a Remote Employee – Franklin Carpenter

Best job interview outfits for women – Ladders

Transferable Skills 

Top: Exactly how to think about every skill you’ve ever built and showcase it in a job search – JEANNIEY WALDEN

The Top 5 Soft Skills You Need and How to Demonstrate Them at Work – Tess Campbell

5 ways to build marketable skills when you’re in a ‘dead-end’ job – GWEN MORAN

How to develop digital soft skills – KIRSTY MARRINS

Academic Blues

Top: Tenure: The Black Box – Colleen Flaherty

University of Dundee workers to strike over threat to pensions – Andrew Brady

Indiana University Bloomington grad student workers vote to suspend their strike until the fall semester – Kevin Reed

Nigerian Students, NANS Converge In Enugu, Protest ASUU Strike, Give Buhari Government One-Week Ultimatum – SAHARAREPORTERS

Industry Positions

Top: 20 Companies With Unlimited PTO—and They’re Hiring Now! – Rebeca Piccardo

Don’t “Do What You Love,” Do What Lets You Have the Life You Want – Jandra Sutton

Why Now is the Best Time to Make the Switch to Pharma and Biotech – K​​aley Lefevre

3 mistakes to avoid in the transition to hybrid work – Ryan Golden

Business Acumen

Top: The New Leadership Model: Leading With Empathy And Compassion – Dylan Taylor

You Don’t Have to Be a Business Owner to Think Like an Entrepreneur

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. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

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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