Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies September 10, 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 10, 2022 for PhDs.

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

For Saturday, September 10th, 2022  

Top Overall: 12 Careers for PhD Life Scientists Outside of the Lab – Mark Terry 

Networking:

Top: How to Build a Career in a New Industry – Dorie Clark 

Eight Steps You Can Take Today To Find Your Perfect Mentor – Expert Panel Forbes Councils Member

How to Build a Career in a New Industry – Dorie Clark 

Pursuing Professional Development for Career Clarity – Mabel Perez-Oquendo

3 Essential Business Tips For Freelancers – Serenity Gibbons 

CVs/Resumes: 

Top: How Should You Optimize for Branded Keywords? – Timothy Carter

How Should You Optimize for Branded Keywords? – Timothy Carter

Is there such a thing as being too creative on your resume? – Dear Sam

Tips For Writing A Good Resume That Will Get You Hired – SFCN 

The 12 Best Cover Letter Examples: What They Got Right – Market Screener

Interviews:

Top: Not getting interviews? Troubleshoot your job search with these 3 checkpoints – Sarah Doody 

An Unexpected Perk Of Remote Work: It’s Easier To Job Hunt – Emmy Lucas

Not getting interviews? Troubleshoot your job search with these 3 checkpoints – Sarah Doody 

9 tips to nail your next virtual interview – Morium Kulsum 

Want to have a better job interview? Avoid these 10 ‘off-putting’ behaviors – Ashton Jackson

Transferable Skills:

Top: What are soft skills and how are they applied? – Ladders

The top 10 skills you need to land a job right now, according to LinkedIn – Morgan Smith 

Top 5 Tips for iOS Developers Who Want To Get Hired – Nate Swanner

Five key trends shaping the new world of work – Segun Ogunwale 

What are soft skills and how are they applied? – Ladders

Academic Blues:

Top: Staff Editorial: AU’s response to strike illustrates the need to prioritize the University as a community, not a business – The Eagle Editorial Board

Eastern Michigan University faculty vote to strike – David Jesse 

Judge denies EMU administration’s request to order striking faculty back to class now – Jordyn Pair 

Rider University Starts Year With Possible Faculty Strike Looming – Dan Alexander 

Staff Editorial: AU’s response to strike illustrates the need to prioritize the University as a community, not a business – The Eagle Editorial Board

Industry Position:

Top: 12 Careers for PhD Life Scientists Outside of the Lab – Mark Terry 

12 Careers for PhD Life Scientists Outside of the Lab – Mark Terry 

Small and Medium Biotech Companies Still Growing in Uncertain Times – Geoff Herman

The CEO’s Role Is Changing. What It Takes To Get The Top Job Now – Diane Brady

How Companies Mislead And Take Advantage Of Job Seekers And Employers – Jack Kelly 

Business Acumen:

Top: 5 Ways To Manage Your Career Ahead Of A Recession – Tracy Bower

5 Ways To Manage Your Career Ahead Of A Recession – Tracy Bower

Less Than Happy At Work? Take Charge Of Your Career – Rodger Dean Duncan 

Tilray Brands, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2022 Financial Results – Tilray Brands, Inc.

BioSpace Movers & Shakers: Acer, Viridian, BioPorto, atai & MoreAlex Keown

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