Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, November 6th 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 November 6th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, November 6th, 2021

Top Overall:  Here Are 15 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired—and How to Fix Them – Lily Zhang

Networking

Top: How To Write An Impressive LinkedIn Work Experience Section – Robin Ryan

Overlooking LinkedIn connections with ex-staff may be costing you your dream job – Daniel Cáceres and Nathan Rennolds , Business Insider España

Three Unexpected Ways To Find The Best Talent (And Three Ways To Keep Them) Forbes YEC Council

How to Quit Your Job and Get a Better One, From Those Who Have Been ThereKrithika Varagur

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Here Are 15 Possible Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired—and How to Fix Them – Lily Zhang

6 CV Writing Tips That Will Help You in the Long Run – Alina Zahid

The 10 mistakes you’re probably making on your cover letter Recruitology

You’ve Been Ghosted In Your Job Search: 5 Ways To Cope Tracy Brower

Interviews

Top: Researching the Interviewer: 5 Ways to Win Your Job Interview – Alina Zahid

How To Stand Out In A Job Interview – Ashira Prossack

The 10 ways to discuss your biggest weakness in interviews – Cristina Fernández Esteban and Candice Jones , Business Insider España

How To Handle Your Exit Interview – Forbes Ashley Stahl

Transferable Skills 

Top: How to Set Yourself Apart from Other Job Candidates – Alina Zahid

Master The Core ‘Nontechnical Skills’ To Become A Top Software Developer – Forbes Technology Council

The Five Best Ways To Boost This Essential Workplace Soft Skill – Amy Blaschka

Reality Check! How to Handle an Overly Optimistic Co-Worker – Porschia Parker-Griffin

Academic Blues

Top: The UK’s flagship university sector is built on the “exploitation of staff” – Frankie Richards

Kenyon must protect the institution of tenure and resist the exploitation of adjunct faculty membersn– Zoë Packel

The unsteady, underpaid reality of life as a New Zealand scientist – Mirjam Guesgen

Will that college degree pay off? A look at some of the numbers.Jon Marcus

Industry Positions

Top: Top 12 Biotech Companies Hiring Now – Biospace Editorial Staff

6 Reasons Why a Career in Pharma is Lucrative – Alina Zahid

The Number of High-Paying, Remote Jobs Has Grown Fastest in These Industries in 2020 and 2021Regina Borsellino

Earning Money in the Pharma Industry: What to Expect – Mishayl Hanan

Business Acumen

Top: 16 Tips For Enticing Investors In A Remote WorldForbes Business Council

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

5 Biotech Stocks With 105% to 386% Upside, According to Wall Street – Sean Williams

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Nov. 5 – Alex Keown

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