Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, November 20th 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 20th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, November 20th, 2021

Top Overall: Stagnating salaries present hurdles to career satisfaction – Nature Chris Woolston

Networking

Top: You’re More Than The Job: How To Bounce Back From Being Overlooked Forbes Womens Media

Why Pay-It-Forward Networking Should Be on Your To-Do ListJason Hennessey

Why professionals are turning to online social networks in droves – Rebecca O’Keeffe, Jobbio

How To Make Time For A Job Search When You Work Full-Time – Kyle Elliott

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 6 common cover letter mistakes you might be making – Stephanie Vozza

The average recruiter initially spends 7.4 seconds scanning a resume, so use these strategies to stand out in your job search – Michelle Fox

6 business analyst resume tips Josh Fruhlinger

Ex-Amazon recruiter says hiring managers spend just 6 seconds on your resume—here’s how to impress them instantly Karen Gilchrist

Interviews

Top: Red Flags to Watch Out for in an Interview – Laura Brothers

How to Decline a Job Interview Without Being the Worst – Stav Ziv

4 pandemic-related questions to expect at your next job interview – Shubhangi Goel

Getting the Most Out of Negotiating a Job Offer – Kymberlie Krieger

Transferable Skills 

Top: 9 Important Skills to Score a Pharma Industry Job – Alina Zahid

5 Clues You’re Probably Not Using This Soft Skill To Your Advantage – Amy Blaschka

The top 5 soft skills employees need to be successful in hybrid workplaces – Morgan Smith

Tech Career Paths For Caregivers Returning To The Workforce– Nabanita De Foundation

Academic Blues

Top: Stagnating salaries present hurdles to career satisfaction – Nature Chris Woolston

Even in a Technical Subject, Colleges Fail to Teach the Right Skills – George Leef

‘My students never knew’: the lecturer who lived in a tent – Anna Fazackerley

Is Private College Worth It? Or Is It Just Another Scam? Elizabeth Gulino

Industry Positions

Top: 11 Indications of a Good Company Culture – Biospace Editorial Staff

Combating Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Office – Karen Walpole

What the Great Resignation Tells Us About Our Flawed Work Culture—and How We Can Reimagine ItRainesford Stauffer

Here’s How to Stand Out in a Sales Job Interview, According to an Industry Leader (and She’s Hiring!) – The Muse Editor

Business Acumen

Top: Why Change Management Is The Most Critical Leadership SkillForbes Nicole Braley

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (REGN) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

3 Biotech Stocks That Have More Than Tripled so far This Year – Keith Speights, David Jagielski, And Prosper Junior Bakiny

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Nov. 19 – Alex Keown

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Isaiah Hankel holds a PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology. An expert in the biotechnology industry, he specializes in helping other PhDs transition into cutting-edge industry career tracks.

Isaiah believes--from personal experience--that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life, it’s a clear sign that you need to make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.

Isaiah is an internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant, CEO of Cheeky Scientist, and author of the straight-talk bestsellers Black Hole Focus and The Science of Intelligent Achievement.

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