Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, January 30th 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 30th 2021 for PhDs.
This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, January 30th, 2021
Top Article Overall
Top Overall: ‘How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search – Regina Borsellino
Top: 6 ways to get a new job inside of your company– Judith Humphrey
5 Tips For Virtual Networking Success– John Hall
Top: How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search– Regina Borsellino
Here’s how 6-figure earners structure their cover letters– Michael Dinich
6 Things You Need To Update On Your Resume– Ashira Prossack
Top: That thank-you note is costing you the job — write it this way instead – Samantha Hawrylack
51 Great Questions to Ask in an Interview – The Muse Editor
Best Phone Interview Format for Hiring Managers and Recruiters – Patrick Algrim
When, How and Why to Conduct Informational Interviews– Brandy L. Simula
Top: 3 Soft Skills to Work On While Job Hunting– Laura Brothers
15 Ways To Get Noticed And Promoted To A Managerial Role– Forbes Expert Panel
5 Vital Soft Skills Data Scientists Must Possess in 2021 – Joseph Chukwube
Top: The Path to Failure in Academe: A Tragedy in Multiple Acts – Stephen M. Gavazzi, David V. Rosowsky and Chuck Pezeshki
My 2020 as an ‘alien’ PhD student in New York– Cecilia Zumajo-Cardona
The Unexpected Lifeline– Jeffry M. Cox
Top: Clinical research in 2021: A new era of collaboration and innovation– Aman Khera
New Biopharma Job Expansions Help Ring in the New Year – Kate Goodwin
Job trends for the year 2021– Nilesh Gaikwad
Moving Up The Ladder In Clinical Research: How To Develop Management & Leadership Skills – Laurie Halloran and Michelle Pratt
Top: Money on the Move: January 21-26– Kate Goodwin
5 Big Pharma/Biotech Stocks Set to Trump Q4 Earnings Estimates– Zacks Equity Research
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CEO, CHEEKY SCIENTIST & SUCCESS MENTOR TO PHDS
Isaiah Hankel, PhD 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. Isaiah Hankel received his doctorate in Anatomy & Cell Biology with a focus in immunology and is an expert on biotechnology recruitment and career development.
Isaiah 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.More Written by Isaiah Hankel, PhD