Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 30th 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 30th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, October 30th, 2021

Top Overall:  Job Hunt Taking Longer Than Expected? 9 Ways to Overcome Job Search Fatigue– Biospace Editorial Staff

Networking

Top: Job Hunt Taking Longer Than Expected? 9 Ways to Overcome Job Search Fatigue– Biospace Editorial Staff

How to stress test your network and fix the gapsGwen Moran

New career strategies for networking through the holidays–Kim Thompson
What Is the Best Recruitment Site for Employers?Mitchell Glass

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 3 Rookie Resume Mistakes Qualified Candidates Must Avoid– Forbes Adunola Adeshola

5 key achievements to put on a résumé to show your worth Andrew Fennell

Google recruiters explain how to demonstrate ‘past experience’ on your resume — even if you’ve never had a job– Stephen Jones

Novelty or the future? Job recruiters weigh up the value of video resumes– Jonathan Keane

Interviews

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

15 Interview Questions to Ask Your Next Digital Marketer Candidates– Regina Borsellino

The one job interview question that will make you stand out, according to a top Amazon recruiter–Brooke Osmundson

Want To Write A Better, More Effective Job Description? Follow These 14 Tips – Forbes Human Resources Council

Transferable Skills 

Top: How Introverts and Extroverts Approach the Same Job Differently–Brandi Marcene

Why digital transformation demands a change in leadership mindset – Nancy Giordano

10 Key Data Science Skills That Will Surprise You – Sara A. Metwalli

In this job market, more workers are choosing AI over humans for career advice – Alicia Doniger

Academic Blues

Top: UO study: University students report ‘institutional betrayal’ during the COVID-19 pandemic– Meerah Powell

PhD holders, young graduates, fight for survival – and jobs – Wilson Odhiambo

Georgia’s University System Takes On Tenure– Giulia Heyward

Colleges accused of exploiting temporary contract supervisorsCaitlin Farrell & Bethan Moss

Industry Positions

Top: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Deciding if it’s the Right Time to Job Search– Hannah Harshman

IT careers: 8 essential tips for your first 90 days – Stephanie Overby

Choosing The Right Company To Further Your Tech CareerForbes Darren Person

How to Find a Company with a Great Work Environment– Karen Walpole

Business Acumen

Top: DevOps: 3 skills needed to support its future in the enterpriseEveline Oehrlich

West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript– Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

4 Big Drug, Biotech Stocks Set to Beat Q3 Earnings Estimates –Zacks Equity Research

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Oct. 29–Alex Keown

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