Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 22nd 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 22nd 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, May 22nd, 2021

Top Overall: Three Ways To Nail The Networking Process Without Rushing ItForbes Nancy Marshall

Networking

Top: Three Ways To Nail The Networking Process Without Rushing ItForbes Nancy Marshall

How to Take a Corporate Headshot That Will Put You Miles Ahead of Your Competitors– Adam Jacobs

6 Job Search Tips for New Grads and Anyone Else Starting Their Careers During the Coronavirus Pandemic–Lisa Rabasca Roepe
Networking Makes a Comeback for the Class of 2021–Krithika Varagur

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How to Quantify Achievements on Your Resume– Laura Brothers

What Should a Sales Cover Letter Look Like? Here’s a Real-Life Example That WorkedStav Ziv

What One Company Learned After Analyzing 125,000 RésumésCaroline Castrillon

How to financially prepare for a job change  Francisco Rodríguez

Interviews

Top: What’s a Phone Screen? Here’s What You Need to Know Before That “Quick Chat” With the RecruiterRegina Borsellino
How Thinking Like a Salesperson Can Help You Land Your Dream Job – Biospace Editorial Staff

7 Questions To Ask A Future Employer – Sunny Betz

Developing Your Thought Leadership for Any Career– Nana Lee

Transferable Skills

Top: 14 ‘Soft’ Skills Every Expert Communicator Needs To Hone– Forbes Communications Council

7 skills employees will need to thrive in the new workforce– Paola Peralta

The Most Important Problem-Solving Skills (with Examples)– Chris Kolmar

3 Vital Career Skills Developers Need But Often Neglect – Anupam Chugh

Academic Blues

Top: The U.S. Education System Isn’t Giving Students What Employers Need– Michael Hansen

Let’s Prepare Graduates for Jobs that Don’t Exist (Yet) – Stephen Gold

Big-spending ‘recovery budget’ leaves universities out in the cold– Frank Larkins & Ian Marshman

Higher Ed’s Uncertain FutureSteven Mintz

Industry Positions

Top: Be A More Effective Product Manager By Democratizing Feedback– Sophie Lalonde

10 Things You Should Know Before Jumping into a Freelance Career – Hannah Harshman

7 Tips for Dealing with a Toxic Work EnvironmentSarah Stiefvater

5 Tips To Keep In Mind Before You Enter Into a Career In Gaming – Parth Chadha

Business Acumen

Top:6 Secrets For Top Business Leaders To Handle Change And Adapt– Ashley Stahl

Merck Kgaa (mkkgy) Q1 2021 Earnings Call Transcript Motley Fool Transcribers

Top Biotech Penny Stocks to Watch — May 19, 2021 –Timothy Sykes

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, May 21 – Alex Keown

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