Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, September 18th 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 September 18th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, September 18th, 2021

Top Overall: 6 of the Most Popular Job Qualifications (And How to Show You Have Them)– Laura Brothers

Networking

Top:Five Recruiting Trends I’ve Observed In 2021 And What They Mean For Your Job Search– Forbes Tammy Homegardner

How To Leverage Networking And Convert It Into A Business Model Vitaly Alexandrov

How To Network: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Young Professional– Natalia Bodrova

9 Job Networking Mistakes to Avoid in Your 50sGwen Moran

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Here’s how to organize your resume to showcase your skills – Wendi Weiner

This Spreadsheet Is Exactly What You Need to Track Everything in Your Job Search– James Mayr

What are the best resume fonts? A CEO who has read thousands of resumes this year shares his 7 favorite picks– Peter Yang

5 Cover Letter Tips From The ExpertsCaroline Castrillon

Interviews

Top:The Perfect Template to Write a Thank You Email After an Interview (Plus Samples!)– Alex Cavoulacos

Grace Under Fire: How to Respond to Tough Job Interview Questions – Biospace Editorial Staff

I did 8 rounds of interviews and still didn’t get the job– Anouare Abdou

How to Establish Rapport in a Virtual Interview – Laura Brothers

Transferable Skills

Top: 6 of the Most Popular Job Qualifications (And How to Show You Have Them)– Laura Brothers

Don’t Let These Negotiation Myths Hold You Back—Here’s How to Shake Them – Brian Liou

How To Get A Good Job With No Experience– CJ Eason

13 Smart Moves To Help Entry-Level Professionals Ascend The ‘Corporate Ladder’– Expert Panel Forbes

Academic Blues

Top:Women less likely to win major research awards –  Clare Watson

University revenue down with further falls anticipated Peter Hurley, Melinda Hildebrandt and Sam Hoang

Study finds 40,000 tertiary jobs lost during pandemic– Karen MacGregor 

Job market uncertain for future college graduates Megan Carpenter

Industry Positions

Top: Data Science Is a High-Paying, Fast-Growing Field—Here’s What You Need to Know About Entering It– Natalie Morse

4 Reasons People Will Change Their Jobs Post-Pandemic– Brandi Marcene

Sign-on bonuses up to $100K boom as companies lure workers back to the office Kyle Schnitzer

How to Tell if You Work in a Toxic Environment– Biospace Editorial Staff

Business Acumen

Top: 5 key steps for discovering the skills gaps at your businessBernard Marr

Trinity Biotech plc (TRIB) CEO Ronan O’Caoimh on Q2 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript– Seeking Alpha Editorial Team

3 Explosive Biotech Stocks That Could 10X in 10 Years– Keith Speights, Prosper Junior Bakiny, And Zhiyuan Sun

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Sept. 17– Alex Keown

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