Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, November 13th 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 13th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, November 13th, 2021

Top Overall: How To Handle Changes To The Applicant Tracking System (ATS) So An Employer Finds Your Resume – Forbes Robin Ryan

Networking

Top: Four Steps You Can Take To Prepare For Networking SuccessForbes Coaches Council


This Mechanical Engineer is Proof That Building a Strong Network Can Lead to Career SuccessThe Muse Editor
5 Ways To Find An Age-Friendly Employer– Forbes Next Avenue

The ‘Great Mismatch:’ Why aren’t companies with record openings connecting with applicants?–Lynn Hulsey

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How To Handle Changes To The Applicant Tracking System (ATS) So An Employer Finds Your Resume – Forbes Robin Ryan

How Should Your Resume Reflect a Years-Long Gap Between Jobs?– Kymberlie Krieger

How to Hire Employees Using an Applicant Tracking System Scott Bartnick

How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the VoidRegina Borsellino

Interviews

Top: Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Accepting a Job Offer – Laura Brothers

Three Interview Tips For Introverts– Forbes Coaches Council

8 Smart Questions to Ask in a Job Interview, According to Career Experts– Emilia Benton

15 Off-The-Wall Yet Highly Relevant Job Interview Questions – Forbes Coaches Council

Transferable Skills 

Top: 3 essential soft skills IT pros need–Pinal Patel

6 soft skills needed in the workplace– Coann Labitoria

How To Prepare Students For The Jobs Of 2030– Zheng Fan

Academic Blues

Top: Bullying by supervisors is alive and well – now is the time to tackle it– Timothy Ijoyemi

I’m Helping to Start a New College Because Higher Ed Is Broken– Niall Ferguson

A warning for academia in study of Great Recession-era hiring – Caitlin McDermott-Murphy

Sleeplessness and anxiety: PhD supervisors on toll of COVID pandemic Holly Else

Industry Positions

Top: How to Find the Right Career Path in the Pharma Industry – Alina Zahid

How to Make Your Graphic Design Portfolio Stand Out– Jeff Link

3 tips for young employees navigating hybrid work environmentsCarmine Di Sibio

How to Set Achievable Short-Term Career Goals– Laura Brothers

Business Acumen

Top: How To Deliver Business Acumen Training For Today’s LearnersForbes Bill Hall

Royal Pharma (RPRX) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript– Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

3 Best Biotech Stocks to Buy in November–Kody Kester

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Nov. 12–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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