Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 23rd 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 23rd 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, October 23rd, 2021

Top Overall:  Beat Burnout And Find Your Next Career Opportunity – Isaiah Hankel

Networking

Top: A Mindful Approach To Social Media: Understand Each Channel To Maximize Your Strategy Katie Jansen

The Importance of Networking (and How to Do It Well) – Amanda Augustine

How to create a video cover story on LinkedIn to help land your next job Camilla Han-He

Mastering the Thank You Email After an Interview: 5 Examples + Tips – Hal Koss

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume Leto Papadopoulos

Job Market Etiquette: 7 Things Every Successful Job Seeker Does – Biospace Editorial Staff

10 Common Resume Mistakes To Avoid – Forbes Quora

The biggest mistakes you can make while job hunting, according to recruiters – Jennifer Liu

Interviews

Top: How to Create an Effective Elevator Pitch – Dawn Kawamoto

How to Answer “Why Are You a Great Match for This Role?” Without Feeling Like You’re Bragging – Regina Borsellino

Make sure you research these 3 things before your next job interview – Judith Humphrey

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

Transferable Skills

Top: Help Employees Continually Develop Their Skills With These 16 Strategies – Forbes Human Resources Council

These are the vital skills you’ll need to succeed in the workplaces of the future – Shannon McDonagh

3 Ways To Master This Highly Valuable And Often Overlooked Leadership Soft Skill – Forbes Amy Blaschka

My Leadership Advice for Tech Professionals? Make Yourself Useful – Liz Wiseman

Academic Blues

Top: Struggling for Stability – Lois Elfman

Why universities are failing to prepare students for the job market – Melissa Gismondi

These “part-time” professors want Georgetown’s full-time respect – Paul James

Adjunct community college instructors call for better pay and benefits Mark DuCharme

Industry Positions

Top: Beat Burnout And Find Your Next Career Opportunity – Isaiah Hankel

How to Break Into Tech Sales (and Stand Out From Other Applicants) – Brian Nordli

11 Great Careers for Anyone Interested in FinanceRegina Borsellino

How Governments Can Successfully Support A Hybrid Workforce – Forbes John Asquith

Business Acumen

Top: Sound Business Financial Literacy Skills Will Set Your Company Up For Profit Forbes Melissa Houston

The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript – Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

2 Best Biotech Stocks to Buy Right Now –Kody Kester

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Oct. 22– Alex Keown

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Isaiah Hankel, PhD Chief Executive Officer at Cheeky Scientist

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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