Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies, September 25th 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 25th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, September 25th, 2021

Top Overall: Top Hacks For How To Land Your First JobForbes Mark C. Perna

Networking

Top:Top Hacks For How To Land Your First Job–Forbes Mark C. Perna

9 Tips for Navigating a Job Search as an Introvert Hannah Harshman

If you want to change careers, start by finding your ‘why’– Alicia Adamczyk

How to manage your online professional presence for job searchesRecruitology Editorial Staff

Cvs/Resumes

Top: How to Use Your Cover Letter to Explain a Career Change – Biospace Editorial Staff

Should you put your vaccination status on your resume?– Kyle Schnitzer

5 ways to reboot your résumé this fall– Judith Humphrey

How Do You Build a Personal Brand? Here Are 5 Tips to Get You Started Caroline Castrillon

Interviews

Top: How to sound smarter in your interview – Alex Cavoulacos

Is this the worst job interview question? The internet seems to think so– CW Headley

Perks and Benefits 101: Explanations and Questions to Ask Before You Take the Job–Erica Sweeney

8 Zoom etiquette rules everyone should follow –John Boitnott

Transferable Skills

Top: Research Shows These 5 Qualities Make You A More Effective Leader –Bryan Robinson.

Soft Skills Every Manager Must Strengthen– William Arruda

Three Skills Your Managers Desperately Need Right Now – Mark Murphy

5 key steps for discovering the skills gaps at your business– Bernard Marr

Academic Blues

Top: College academics are a behemoth of mental health problems. Let’s Take a Wrecking Ball to It–  Demetrios Mammas

Academic Tenure: In Desperate Need of Reform or In Desperate Need of Defenders?– Steven Mintz

Mission failure at the University of FloridaStephen Mulkey

Fixing the Humanities Ph.D. Job Crisis Steven Mintz

Industry Positions

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

Salary Ranges Should Be Listed On Job Descriptions And Worker Compensation Disclosed For All To See– Forbes Jack Kelly 

This chart shows the 6 stages of career growth. Where are you now?Gary Burnison

These are the 15 highest-paying psychology jobs– Hailey Hudson

Business Acumen

Top: Cash Flow Management Skills Are Essential For Business SurvivalMelissa Houston

InMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (INM) CEO Eric Adams on Q4 2021 Results – Earnings Call Transcript– Seeking Alpha Editorial Team

2 Biotech Stocks to Buy Right Now–Keith Speights And Brian Orelli

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Sept. 24–Alex Keown

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Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of the largest career training platform for PhDs in the world - Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.

Dr. Hankel has published two bestselling books with Wiley and his methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.

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