Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, January 9th, 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 January 9th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, January 9th, 2021

Top Article Overall

Top Overall: What recruiters will look for in 2021– Gwen Moran

Networking

Top: How to Diversify Your Professional Network (Because Your Connections Shouldn’t All Be Just Like You) – Marietta Gentles Crawford

14 Professional Tips For Networking During A Pandemic– Forbes Council Member

5 tips to land your dream job in 2021– Amanda Nachman

Build a Stronger Employee Referral Program– Kate Gautier and Lalith Munasinghe

Cvs/Resumes

Top:  The Right Way to Include Your Work Experience on a Resume (With Examples)– Jaclyn Westlake

4 things that will send your resume straight to the trash in 2021– Wendi Weiner

5 ways to rethink your resume for 2021 – Lynda Spiegel

CV Masterclass: Selling Your Employment History When Changing Industry – GetReskilled Editorial Staff

Interviews

Top: This is usually the first question in every interview. Be prepared! – Kaitlyn McInnis

The Ultimate Interview Guide: 30 Prep Tips for Job Interview Success– The Muse Editor

How To Plan An Informational Interview– Lateral Link

6 quirky questions from real-life job interviews – Judith Humphrey

Transferable Skills

Top: What recruiters will look for in 2021– Gwen Moran

Worried You Might Be in a Dying Industry?– Art Markman

4 Unexpected Things You Need To Land Your Dream Job– Jolene Risch

Three Leadership Skills Required To Thrive When Disruption Is Business As UsualSuzanne Ogle

Academic Blues

Top: America is producing too many Ph.D.s, and that’s not good news– Noah Smith

How to Bypass Bullies and Get to Graduation– David Mihalyfy

The Ph.D. Isn’t Working Right Now – Leonard Cassuto and Robert A. Weisbuch

“Bullying and harassment are rife in my workplace”: Adelaide Uni staff raise red flags– Stephanie Richards

Industry Positions

Top:  7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt) Jaclyn Westlake

Pharmacovigilance officer: job description– Target Jobs Editorial staff

Biotechnology – a science-driven endeavor powered by skill– Latisha Catchatoorian

How do I get a job in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry with no experience?GetReskilled Editorial Staff

Business Acumen

Top:  Top Life Sciences Startups to Watch in 2021– Mark Terry

A Specialty Consolidator: Biopharma Aytu Looks To Acquisitions And Licensing To Propel Growth Through 2021– Chris Dier-Scalise

Pfizer taps Dewpoint Therapeutics in $239M dystrophy drug deal – Ben Adams

3 Penny Stocks For Your January 2021 Watch List If You Like Biotech– A Lawrence

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