Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, December 26th, 2020

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 December 26th 2020 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, December 26th, 2020

Top Article Overall

Top Overall:  This Is Exactly When You Should Follow Up After a Job Interview– Kali Coleman

Networking

Top: 85% of Jobs are Secured Via Networking: Here’s How to Do it Right– Michelle McIntyre

5 Ways To Maximize Informational Interviews – And Pet Peeves To Avoid– Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Escaping the Zoom fatigue: A writer’s tips to network better virtually in 2021– Shagun Karki

How To Make Your Mark With Personal Branding (infographic)– Web Desk Digital Information World

Cvs/Resumes

Top: These words will make your resume 7x more effective– Michael Dinich

Lucky 7: Top Recruiting Hacks in 2020 to Assist You in 2021– Katie Keller

How To Make Sure Your Resume Doesn’t Fall Through The Cracks– Popdust

Job recruitment algorithms can amplify unconscious bias favouring men, new research finds  – Catherine Hanrahan

Interviews

Top: This Is Exactly When You Should Follow Up After a Job Interview– Kali Coleman

The hobbies that jobseekers should include in their resume – Cara Jenkin                          

5 tiny clues that reveal a lot about a person in an interview – Kaitlyn McInnis

Your next job interview could be without an interviewer – Julie Weed

Transferable Skills

Top: The top 5 skills employers are (still) looking for in the wake of COVID-19 – Your Coffee Break Editors

What recruiters will look for in 2021– Gwen Moran

How job roles and skills in top technology fields changed in 2020 – India Today Web Desk

14 Best Sites for Taking Online Classes That’ll Boost Your Skills and Get You Ahead – Alyse Kalish

Academic Blues

Top: Uncertainty plagues junior researchers from underprivileged backgrounds amid pandemic –Carrie Arnold & Chris Woolston

Gender, COVID and Faculty Service – Marwa Shalaby, Nermin Allam and Gail Buttorff

Cuts in cancer research funding due to COVID-19– Talha Khan Burki

Women in academia report increased gender gap amid COVID-19– Katharine DeRosa

Industry Positions

Top: More than just scientists – a biopharma career for everyone– Latisha Catchatoorian

PhD training in the 21st century: is there something missing?Melina Papalampropoulou-Tsiridou

IT careers: 8 hot jobs in 2021Stephanie Overby

Future of work: Five new features of your remote workplace in 2021Owen Hughes

Business Acumen

Top: Where Will Gilead Sciences Be in 1 Year?– Zhiyuan Sun

3 Biotech Stocks That Could Explode Higher in 2021 –Cory Renauer

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Cloudera, Supernus Pharmaceuticals, FuboTV & more – Peter Schacknow

4 Biotechs That Could Be Potential Acquisition Targets in 2021 – Zacks Equity Research

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