Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 9th 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 October 9th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, October 9th, 2021

Top Overall: Nine Rules For Writing Emails And Cover Letters That Get Interviews– Forbes Robert Hellmann

Networking

Top: How To Create An Impressive LinkedIn Personal BrandForbes Robin Ryan 

How My Job Search Forced Me to Catch Up With Technology – Charles Thompson

How Networking Speeds Your Job SearchMartin Yate

Youth need personal branding to make it in tough labour market and world of business–Antoney Luvinzu

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How Jobseekers Can Overcome ‘The Great Disconnect’– Forbes Ashley Stahl

How To Write An Ideal Resume For Data Science Jobs?– Madhurjya Chowdhury
Should your vaccination status be on your resume? Here’s what experts sayMorgan Smith

How to talk about resume gaps when burnout is to blame – Sarah Todd

Interviews

Top: Nine Rules For Writing Emails And Cover Letters That Get Interviews– Forbes Robert Hellmann

5 Things That Can Help You Nail a Job Interview– Alina Zahid

Here Are The Job Interview Questions You Should Expect–Forbes AllBusiness

Here’s What Not To Say In A Job Interview– Monica Torres

Transferable Skills 

Top: Empathy Is The Most Important Leadership Skill According To Research –Forbes Tracy Brower

Furlough redundancy fears: these are the transferable skills that are needed across industries– HR news Editorial Team 

Test your salary-negotiation skills with our quiz – Janet Siroto

Soft Skills are a Hard Requirement for Organizational Success– Vipp Jaswal

Academic Blues

Top:Academia’s ableist culture laid bare –Kendall Powell

Improving the plight of the postdoc during COVID and beyond– Palesa Natasha Mothapo

Tenure Under Threat in Georgia– Colleen Flaherty

Extend PhD support to four years to ease stress, UK funder toldJack Grove

Industry Positions

Top:The ‘Great Resignation’ Is A Workers’ Revolution: Here’s What Real Leaders Must Do Right Now– Forbes Jack kelly

How to Job Hunt (When You’re Already Exhausted)– HBR Marlo Lyons

How to become a cyber security expertNicholas Fearn

15 of the top companies for women working in tech– Jennifer Liu

Business Acumen

Top: In Entrepreneurial Pitches, Stage Presence Is Everything HBR Juan Martinez

Inventiva S.A. (IVA) CEO Frédéric Cren on Q2 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript– Seeking Alpha Editorial Team

3 Biotech Stocks That Could Make You Filthy Rich–George Budwell

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Oct. 8–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.

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