Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 29th 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 29th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, May 29th, 2021

Top Overall: 9 Questions To Ask During An Informational InterviewJulia Wuench

Networking

Top: 9 Questions To Ask During An Informational InterviewJulia Wuench

How to keep your personality and still be professional on social mediaYasmin Gagne

A guide to using social media to your advantage when job hunting–Sarah Dillon

Surprise, LinkedIn Endorsements Do Matter! Here’s What You Need to Know–Nathan Tanner

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How To Boost The Odds You’ll Get A New Job– Forbes Next Avenue

How to Prove You Can Effectively Work Remotely on Your ResumeLaura Brothers

Don’t hit ‘send’ on your cover letter if it makes 1 of these 8 mistakes Fairygodboss

Ever Heard of a Letter of Interest? It Could Score You a Job at Your Dream Company  Jenny Foss

Interviews

Top: Beware of these 6 trap exit interview questions Kaitlyn McInnis
Job seekers, just say no to one-way video interviews – Joleen Jernigan

How to Hire Someone You’ve Never Met in Person – David Burkus

5 Ways to Overcome Age Discrimination During Your Job Search– Porschia Parker

Transferable Skills

Top: 3 Skills That Make Introverts Excellent Leaders – Porschia Parker-Griffin

How To Influence Readers: 11 Lessons In Persuasive Copywriting– Forbes Communications Council

Interpersonal Communication: How To Improve It And Why It Is a Must-Have Business Skill– Daedalus Howell

The Key to Landing Your Next Job? Storytelling. – Janine Kurnoff and Lee Lazarus

Academic Blues

Top: Academic bullying is too often ignored. Here are some targets’ storiesKatie Langin

Student debt rises as the future of loan forgiveness remains uncertain – Jessica Dickler

Declining enrollment, course demand causes layoffs in College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences– Patrick Bouman

Academic Tenure Is Broken. Nikole Hannah-Jones’s Case Makes That Clear.– William Egginton

Industry Positions

Top: 9 Jobs for Computer Science Majors—You Don’t Have to Be a Software Engineer Lily Zhang

4 Ways Career Assessments Can Help You Find Your Dream Job – Hannah Harshman

4 tips for hiring remote finance talent Hannah Pitstick

Meet America’s Best Employers For New Graduates 2021– Kristin Stoller

Business Acumen

Top:How To Be More Persuasive In Business: Seven Unique Approaches – Forbes Expert Panel

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (TEVA) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool Transcribers

Top Biotech Penny Stocks to Watch in June 2021? Here’s 4 For Your List –D. Marie

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, May 28 – Alex Keown

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