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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies February 4th, 2023

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 February 4th, 2023 for PhDs.

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

For Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Top Overall: The future of work: A shift towards soft skills and constant upskilling – Prabhul Ravindran

Networking:

Top: How Networking Before A Major Career Pivot Can Increase Your Success – Cheryl Robinson

How Networking Before A Major Career Pivot Can Increase Your Success – Cheryl Robinson

14 Simple Ways To Expand Your Business Network In 2023 – Forbes

LinkedIn for Nonprofits Launches Free LinkedIn Resource Hub for Nonprofits – PRNewswire

LinkedIn’s New Feature Can Help You Find Must-Read Newsletters – Matt G. Southern

CVs/Resumes: 

Top: Smart questions to ask your interviewer that your uni never taught you about – Leelian Kong

5 Tips To Pass The Resume 30-Second Test – Andrew Fennell

It’s not just George Santos: Lying on resumes is a thriving business – Michael Gormley

Smart questions to ask your interviewer that your uni never taught you about – Leelian Kong

Interviews:

Top: How to find your dream job amid layoffs: Interview prep, resume tips, and more – Cindy Perman

Job interview tips to help you get hired: What to say, mistakes to avoid, how to answer key questions and more – Cindy Perman

How to find your dream job amid layoffs: Interview prep, resume tips, and more – Cindy Perman

Transferable Skills:

Top: 3 Reasons the Soft Skills Gap Is Only Getting Worse – Bruce Tulgan, JD

Learn to Screen Job Candidates for Transferable Skills – Ernie Smith

The future of work: A shift towards soft skills and constant upskilling

Prabhul Ravindran

3 Reasons the Soft Skills Gap Is Only Getting Worse – Bruce Tulgan, JD

Academic Blues:

Top: Academia’s culture of overwork almost broke me, so I’m working to undo it – Natalia Ingebretsen Kucirkova

Dos and do-overs: reflections on life as an early career researcher – Edzia Carvalho

UK university strikes 2023: a guide to what the dispute is about – 

Academia’s culture of overwork almost broke me, so I’m working to undo it – Natalia Ingebretsen Kucirkova

Industry Position:

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

Bad news, remote workers: You need to return to the office for your employer to succeed – Bob Shultz

Tech layoffs may be continuing, but these skills are still in high demand – James Rogers

What to Do When You’re Given Tasks Above Your Experience Level – Franklin Carpenter

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

Business Acumen:

Top: How To Embed Values In Company Culture With A Distributed Workforce – Claudine Kourkoumelis

As mass layoffs spread, tech workers are flocking to this app – Catherine Thorbecke

How To Embed Values In Company Culture With A Distributed Workforce – Claudine Kourkoumelis

Tilray Brands, Inc. Reports Record Fiscal Year 2022 Results – Tilray Brands, Inc. BioSpace Movers & Shakers: SOTIO, Voyager, Nutcracker and MoreAlex Keow

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