Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies September 17, 2022

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 17, 2022 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies

For Saturday, September 17th, 2022  

Top Overall: A Massive LinkedIn Study Reveals Who Actually Helps You Get That Job – Viviane Callier

Networking:

Top: A Massive LinkedIn Study Reveals Who Actually Helps You Get That Job – Viviane Callier

The Top 11 Virtual Networking Tips to Boost Your Career – Bernard Marr 

A Massive LinkedIn Study Reveals Who Actually Helps You Get That Job – Viviane Callier

How to Use LinkedIn Career Explorer to Assess Your Career Path – Shreeya Deshpande

Watch: The do’s and don’ts of LinkedIn networking – Justin Sablich

CVs/Resumes: 

Top: 7 updates your resume needs now – Gwen Moran 

How to highlight your skills for resume success – Ladders

7 updates your resume needs now – Gwen Moran 

3 Key Resume Tips for iOS Developers Seeking a Job – Nate Swanner 

Eight top resume tips from a Google recruiter – Denham Sadler 

Interviews:

Top: Do these 3 things to stand out in a job interview – Scott Schoeneberger

How to prep for behavioral interview questions (with 35 examples) – Ladders 

Inexperienced Interviewers: How Can Job Seekers Improve Their Chances Of Success? – John Feldmann

7 Tips to help you nail your next in-person interview – Recruitology

Do these 3 things to stand out in a job interview – Scott Schoeneberger

Transferable Skills:

Top: 9 Important Skills to Score a Job in the Pharmaceutical Industry – Alina Zahid

9 Important Skills to Score a Job in the Pharmaceutical Industry – Alina Zahid

What A Recession Could Mean For Your Job Hunt – And Your Personal Brand – William Arruda  

Listen Closely to What People Ask You. That’s Where to Find Your Hidden Power – Jason Feifer

How to Switch to a Career in Tech: A Step-by-Step Guide – Raji Oluwaniyi

Academic Blues:

Top: Gender pay gap hits university faculty – Katie Langin 

Gender pay gap hits university faculty – Katie Langin 

Unprecedented 10 days of strike action to hit English colleges over low pay – UCU

Emporia State University Is Told It Can Fire Employees, Including Tenured Professors – Emma Pettit

Blackburn College staff to strike for 10 days in pay dispute – Abigail Beaney

Industry Position:

Top: The Best Life Science Careers for the Future of the Industry – Franklin Carpenter

The Top 12 Biopharma Companies Hiring Now – BioSpace

The Best Life Science Careers for the Future of the Industry – Franklin Carpenter

Laid off by Big Tech? Big Pharma wants you – Adam Bluestein

‘Career progression in biopharma isn’t always linear’ – Silicon Republic 

Business Acumen:

Top: 5 Tips For Reapplying To A Company That Rejected You – Andrew Fennell 

3 ways women can reach the C-suite even though research shows the odds are against them – Aparna Mahesh

5 Tips For Reapplying To A Company That Rejected You – Andrew Fennell 

Tilray Brands, Inc. Reports Record Fiscal Year 2022 Results – Tilray Brands, Inc. 

BioSpace Movers & Shakers: SOTIO, Voyager, Nutcracker and MoreAlex Keown

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