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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, July 11th, 2020

Every week, we at Cheeky Scientist scour the Internet for the best articles on topics that help in the search for PhD jobs in 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…

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

Top Article Overall:

Top Overall: How To Pivot Your Career When Your World Burns Down – Andrew Aziz

Networking

Top: How To Network When You Don’t Like Networking – Natalie Fisher

Ways To Create A Better Virtual Networking Mindset – John M. O’Connor

6 Top Business Networking Tips For Ambitious Professionals – Dale Cudmore 

Linkedin releases a stamp to indicate that you are looking for a job, do you know how to activate it? – Brian Adam

CVs/Resumes

Top: How to format your resume for the modern job search – Emilie Aries

Advice from Resume Experts on What to Put on a Resume – Resumeble Staff

Q&A: How to prepare your resume – Keith Byers

How to put career failures on your resume? – GISuser Staff 

Interviews

Top: 11 common interview questions you’re likely to be asked in a job interview – and how to answer them – Rhona Shennan

Millennial Money: 4 expert tips to get hired from home – Lauren Schwahn

10 Key Tips For Acing Your Video Interviews – Kathy Caprino

Transferable Skills

Top: How To Pivot Your Career When Your World Burns Down – Andrew Aziz

If you really want the job, show you have these 6 qualities – Judith Humphrey

You Have Transferable Skills. Use Them to Land a Job in a New Field – Adam Hardy

Transferable Skills: Your Keys to New Job Opportunities – Laila Nashat

Academic Blues

Top: Seeking an ‘exit plan’ for leaving academia amid coronavirus worries – Chris Woolston

International Students’ Worries During the Pandemic – Elizabeth Redden

How academic institutions make it harder to be a female scientist – Simon Ings

Academia’s Theater of the Absurd – Michelle Chen

Industry Positions

Top: The Perks Of Being A Data Scientist In The 21st Century – Kamalika Some

10 Career Tips for Graduates Seeking a Position in Marketing – Smartercx Team 

Entrepreneurship in the Covid-19 Era – Dr. Narendra Shyamsukha

The Best Remote Jobs and Remote Companies to Work For – Nicole

Business Acumen

Top: The Next Normal: Seven Trends Redefining Business Priorities In A Post-Crisis World – Alvin McBorrough

Research: Only 10% of Joint Venture Board Members Are Women – Molly Farber, James Bamford and David Ernst

Drug prices steadily rise amid pandemic, data shows – Sarah Owermohle

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