Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, September 4th 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 4th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, September 4th, 2021

Top Overall: Top Networking Tips For Job Seekers: Essential Do’s And Don’ts–Kathy Caprino

Networking

Top: Top Networking Tips For Job Seekers: Essential Do’s And Don’ts–Kathy Caprino

13 Ways To Seek Out More Diverse Candidates For Critical Positions Forbes Expert Panel

You Just Graduated From College—Now What? – Rich Beattie

It’s not what you know, it’s who you knowSiegrid Massie

Cvs/Resumes

Top: Your Guide to Resume Margins—No, You Shouldn’t Make Them Tiny Just to Cram Everything In– Regina Borsellino

Many unemployed parents plan to return to work. These tips can help them refresh their job skills– Lorie Konish

Why employers don’t respond to cover letters – Jessica Howington

Mind the resume gap: How to address employment breaksVAntage Point Editorial Staff

Interviews

Top: “Walk me through your resume” — how to respond (and not tell your life story)– Ashley Jones

The 8 key ways to prepare for an online interview in 2021, according to recruiters and headhunters– Cristina Fernández Esteban and Qayyah Moynihan , Business Insider España

Questions to Ask About COVID-19 in Your Next Interview—During the Pandemic and Beyond –Heather Krasna

How to spot job recruitment traps — and unlock key information during an interview – Brian O’Connell

Transferable Skills

Top: Administrative Skills Aren’t Just for Admin Jobs—Here’s What Everyone Needs to Know (Plus a List of Examples) – Regina Borsellino

The Skills These Engineers Emphasize For Success In Full-Stack Development – Stephen Ostrowski

Don’t forget to evaluate soft skills when hiring for cybersecurity positions– Michael Kassner

Jobs Growth Much Lower Than Expected: The 4 Real Reasons Behind The US Economic Slowdown– Chris Westfall

Academic Blues

Top: The Adjunct Problem Is a Data Problem–  By Jeremy C. Young and Robert B. Townsend

The grass may be greener for women in industryColleen Flaherty

Errors Cost Student Vets GI Bill Benefits. Now, Howard University Is Scrambling to Save VA Funding– Steve Beynon

Five hundred days between pay cheques: the road I took to revive my career Nuwan Bandara

Industry Positions

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

The Pandemic Inspired People To Seek Jobs And Careers That Offer A Better Work And Life Balance– Forbes Jack Kelly

Pandemic pushes search for remote jobs up 460% Greg Iacurci

Why CEOs Need To Get Serious About Fixing Employee Burnout Right Now– Mark Murphy

Business Acumen

Top: 7 Best Biotech Stocks to Buy in 2021 with Huge UpsideAlex Sirois

Burning Rock Biotech Limited (BNR) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript– Motley Fool Transcribing Editorial Team

With financial management training the world can be your oyster– Albert Santalo

BioSpace Movers & Shakers: Sept. 3 –Alex Keown

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