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Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 16th 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 16th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, October 16th, 2021

Top Overall: 4 Things That Could Scare Off a Potential Employer– Laura Brothers

Networking

Top: Nine Smart Ways To Curate A Small But Meaningful Professional Network Forbes Expert Panel

Five Points To Consider While Building A Dedicated Community Around Your Brand– Forbes Slava Podmurnyi

How Do We Network in the Era of Remote Work?Anita Brearton

Building a network worth having– Ingrid Maynard

Cvs/Resumes

Top: What Is a Resume Profile and How Can It Help You Move to the Next Round?– Regina Borsellino

13 Ways To Sift Through Resumes When Your Time Or Budget Is Limited– Forbes Expert Panel

7 Job Searching Mistakes and How to Avoid Them Hannah Harshman

How to handle employment gaps in your resume – Recruitology Editorial Staff

Interviews

Top: 4 Things That Could Scare Off a Potential Employer– Laura Brothers

Here’s How to Craft a Compelling Answer to “What Does Customer Service Mean to You?” in a Job Interview – Regina Borsellino

‘What are your strengths?’ is among the top interview questions: Here’s how to answer –Gili Malinsky

The hardest interview question a top Amazon recruiter asks—and how to answer it–Morgan Smith

Transferable Skills

Top: Bagging a Job in Pharma: Tips and Tricks– Alina Zahid

You’ll Need Decision-Making Skills in Any Job—Here’s How to Get Them, Use Them, and Show Them Off– Leah Campbell

How To Gain Confidence In Your Negotiation Skills As A Business Leader– Forbes Expert Panel

Improve Your Skills: Learn to Grow and Grow to Learn– Brandi Marcene

Academic Blues

Top: Tenure Controversy In Georgia – Forbes Richard Vedder

Courtney Buiniskis: We are training Maryland’s future workforce. It’s time we were treated like it– Courtney Buiniskis

Mercy Adjuncts Escalate Pay, Benefits Dispute– Bri­anna Staudt

Student loan debt is deepening the racial wealth divide Nathan M Greenfield

Industry Positions

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

The cryptocurrency industry is booming: Here are the Top 15 highest-paying companies hiring now– Jordan Bishop

The 10 fastest-growing science and technology jobs of the next decadeMorgan Smith

How to Find the Job You Really Want– Laura Brothers

Business Acumen

Top: 5 Business Skills To Help Entrepreneurs Succeed During A Pandemic Serena K. Johnson

Wells Fargo (WFC) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

Why CRISPR Therapeutics Stock Is Sinking Today– George Budwell

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Oct. 15– Alex Keown

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