Best Of Transition: Ph.D. Jobs & Job Search Strategies September 24, 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 24, 2022 for PhDs.

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

For Saturday, September 24th, 2022  

Top Overall: The Most In-Demand Pharma Qualifications – Franklin Carpenter

Networking:

Top: Looking for a New Job? Ask Someone You Barely Know – Megan McCluskey 

How Your Network Can Help You Change Career Paths – Joseph Liu 

Looking for a New Job? Ask Someone You Barely Know – Megan McCluskey 

Mentorship: What It Is, Why You Need It And How To Find A Good Mentor – Michelle Perchuk 

How to boost your career with storytelling: Five top tips – Tim Madden

CVs/Resumes: 

Top: Everything you need to know about the optimized resume format – Ladders 

Nine Steps In Career Transition – Eli Amdur 

Everything you need to know about the optimized resume format – Ladders

How to write a standout cover letter – Dahlia Keen 

Cover letters aren’t dead – but they are evolving – Holly Quinn 

Interviews:

Top: Job Interviewing Secrets and Strategies to Get Hired – Robin Ryan 

Top questions to ask in an interview – Ladders 

Job Interviewing Secrets and Strategies to Get Hired – Robin Ryan 

How to show enthusiasm in a job interview – Victoria Ticha 

Succeeding at the top five project management interview questions – Practice Business

Transferable Skills:

Top: The Most In-Demand Pharma Qualifications – Franklin Carpenter

The Truth About Self-Advocacy: Tips For Speaking Up And Earning More – Kwame Christian 

6 qualities that will get you hired, no matter the job – Judith Humphrey 

The Most In-Demand Pharma Qualifications – Franklin Carpenter

Unlock the secrets to speaking to anyone with ease – Donna Marino and Eileen Smith 

Academic Blues:

Top: BU graduate workers cite low pay, unpaid labor in push to unionize – Alvin Buyinza 

Muddle of the middle: why mid-career scientists feel neglected – Julie Gould 

Quantifying hierarchy and dynamics in US faculty hiring and retention – K. Hunter Wapman

Most US professors are trained at same few elite universities – Anna Nowogrodzki

BU graduate workers cite low pay, unpaid labor in push to unionize – Alvin Buyinza 

Industry Position:

Top: Remote Work Opportunities Abound at Pfizer, GRAIL, Regeneron and More – Lisa Munger 

How You Are Being Misled About The Job Market – Jack Kelly 

Remote Work Opportunities Abound at Pfizer, GRAIL, Regeneron and More – Lisa Munger 

What You Need to Know to Become a Biochemist – Franklin Carpenter 

33 Women With Well-Paying, Low-Stress Jobs Are Revealing What They Do For A Living – Raven Ishak 

Business Acumen:

Top: How to Negotiate Your Salary According to Market Value – Franklin Carpenter

How to Negotiate Your Salary According to Market Value – Franklin Carpenter

The 3 key elements of entrepreneurial success – Diane Bryant

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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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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