Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, February 6th 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 February 6th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, February 6th, 2021

Top Article Overall

Top Overall: 1,000 industry-specific keywords that will make your resume unstoppable, according to experts Laura Berlinsky-Schine

Networking

Top: 6 career coaches share the best career advice they ever got– Gwen Moran

Nine Common Mistakes People Make When Building Their Personal Brand– Expert Council Forbes

How to Turn Any Social Event Into a Networking Opportunity (Without Being Creepy About It) – Quinisha Jackson-Wright

Conquering Social Isolation and Making Meaningful Contacts – Ketan Marballi

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 1,000 industry-specific keywords that will make your resume unstoppable, according to experts– Laura Berlinsky-Schine

Putting Your Picture on a Resume Could Hurt Your Chances of Getting the Job—Here’s Why – Stav Ziv

How to Optimize Your CV for a Robotics Engineer Career– Estelle Liotard

Interviews

Top: 8 Questions Not to Ask in the Job Interview – Editorial Staff Biospace

This is the only question you need to ace that interview (and here’s why) – Meredith Schneider

What Interviewers Really Want to Hear When They Ask “What Can You Bring to the Company?” – Regina Borsellino

The A-To-Z List Of Tips For Your Next Video Interview – Bobby Carlton

Transferable Skills

Top: How To Successfully Pull Off A Dramatic Career Switch During COVID-19– Monica Torres

These are the 9 skills that would make any hiring manager happy– Sally Buffalo

Applying Change Management In A Remote Workplace – John Sepcie

Building and managing remote teams in early-stage startups– Mohit Jain

Academic Blues

Top: Universities facing $2 billion loss as job cuts total more than 17,000Lisa Visentin

A Rising Number of Researchers Are Leaving Academia – Paulette Delgado

Over 17,000 jobs cut at Australian universities amid coronavirus pandemic– Huaxia

The New PhD: A Timely Book On How To Fix Graduate Education– Michael T. Nietzel

Industry Positions

Top: Biotech In-Demand Job: Regional Sales Manager– Kymberlie Krieger

The top 10 companies offering the most consistent remote work opportunities over the years– Sarah Dillon

6 Fastest Growing Jobs in Science and Technology Martin Yate

Hiring Trends for 2021 in the IT SectorAlok Bansal

Business Acumen

Top: BioSpace Movers & Shakers: MoMa Therapeutics, Cerevance, Glympse Bio and More– Alex Keown

The Wave of Biotech IPOs Continues. Here Are 7 Stocks Hitting the Market Today– Luisa Beltran

5 Questions with Judy Costello, Managing Director of Economic Development for BioHealth Innovation, Inc. (BHI) Andy Eckert

January 2021 pharmaceutical M&A round-upEditorial Staff The Pharma Letter

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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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