Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 2nd 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 2nd 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, October 2nd, 2021

Top Overall: 6 Phrases That Make You Sound Unqualified In Job Interviews – Adunola Adeshola

Networking

Top: How Personal Branding Went Digital And What It Means For Your Career Forbes William Arruda

Passive Networking for Long-Term Career Success– Andrew Crain

12 Ways For Junior Professionals To Build Career ResilienceForbes Expert Panel

4 Tips for Better Networking in an Era of Hybrid and Remote Work– Nick Kolakowski 

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Here’s How to Write Your Own Resume as an HR Professional (Plus an Example!)– Heather Krasna

How To Write The Perfect Résumé– Forbes Wasim Hajjiri

How to Properly Tailor Your Resume for the Job– Laura Brothers

Vaccination Status Is the New Must-Have on Your Resume Patrick Thomas

Interviews

Top: 6 Phrases That Make You Sound Unqualified In Job Interviews – Adunola Adeshola

Should you send a thank-you note to the interviewer? The internet’s divided– CW Headley

How to Answer “Why Did You Choose Your Major?” in a Job Interview (Plus Example Answers)– Regina Borsellino

10 Things To Know Before You Ask For That Job Promotion– Nicole Spector

Transferable Skills 

Top: 9 Skills You Already Learned in College That Employers Love to See – Lily Zhang

4 Tips for Using Your Soft Skills to Ascend to Management– Nick Kolakowski

Why Leadership Training Doesn’t Work (And What Actually Does) – Stephanie Burns

These Time Management Skills Can Make You a Better Employee—and Improve Your Work-Life Balance– Leah Campbell

Academic Blues

Top: The University fails to prioritize mental health–  Nicole Chebili

UC fails to recognize student researchers union, seeks to exclude certain graduate positions– Christine Tran

The Fight Over Tenure Is Not Really About Tenure Molly Worthen

Thousands of doctorate holders remain unemployed Azzeddine Bensouiah

Industry Positions

Top: Top tips to succeed in the first 90 days of a new job– Your Coffee Break Editors

It’s Never Too Late to Make a Career Change—Just Ask This Engineering Sales Manager– The Muse Editor

The 7 highest-paying entry-level jobsHailey Hudson

Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for– Meredith Pepin

Business Acumen

Top: Here’s how top financial advisors are hiring young talentGreg Iacurci

iBio, Inc. (IBIO) CEO Thomas Isett on Q4 Fiscal 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript– Seeking Alpha Editorial Team

3 Biotech Stocks Wall Street Thinks Could Rise 44% or Better–Cory Renauer

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Oct. 1– 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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