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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, July 25th, 2020

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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:

Networking

Top: Four ways to build your network without attending a conference – Edmond Sanganyado

How To Expand Your Network For Job Search Success – Aaron Sanborn

Job hunting amid the coronavirus pandemic: How to network … from your couch Kyle Clark

Why Your Mentorship Program Isn’t Working – Brad Johnson, David Smith, Jennifer Haythornthwaite

CVs/Resumes

Top: Explaining Gaps on Your Resume – Alyssa Laffitte

7 job search rules you should break now – Gwen Moran 

How To Write A Great Resume: Avoid The Mistake That 95% Of Experts Won’t Tolerate – Chris Westfall 

What Not To Include In Your Data Science Resume – Anu Thomas

Interviews

Top: The 10 questions candidates always forget to ask in job interviews – Hillary Richard

Why you should follow up after a job interview – Sean Joyner

How to answer the question: What are your strengths and weaknesses? – BusinessTech Staff

Tips for job hunting, applications and interviews during a pandemic – Sarah Wilson

Transferable Skills

Top:Why transferable skills are so relevant in the COVID-19 era – Dilip Puri

7 skills you should have to impress any potential employer – Ladders Staff

What Is Your Management-To-Leadership Ratio? – Jarret Jackson

Self-Isolated? Here’s How You Should Spend Your Downtime at Home. – John Rampton

Academic Blues

Top:

Postdocs ponder missed opportunities caused by the coronavirus pandemic – Bethany Halford

‘Ethically troubling.’ University reopening plans put professors, students on edge – Jyoti Madhusoodanan

1 in 5 PhD students could drop out. Here are some tips for how to keep going – Craig Batty, Alison owens, Donna Lee Brien, Elizabeth Ellison

Colleges Are Getting Ready to Blame Their Students – Julia Marcus and Jessica Gold

Industry Positions

Top: Communicating the “beauty and complexity” of science – Bridget E. Begg

How Can High Impact Entrepreneurship End The Fight Against COVID-19 And Climate Change? – Kunal Sood

An internship with Telstra helped me discover my passion – Amanthi Thudugalage

Why businesses need data science at each stage of post-COVID-19 recovery – Sundeep Reddy Mallu

Business Acumen

Top: Post Covid-19 Trends of Entrepreneurship According to the Changed Market Demand – Debasish Sinha

Where do COVID-19 vaccine players stand on pricing? So far, it’s no profit, slight profit or undecidedEric Sagonowsky

The Dual PhD Problem of Today’s Startups – Danny Crichton

How to Stand Up for Women’s Rights in the Workplace – Claire Hansen

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You will get instant feedback from our trainers 24/7 on any question related to PhD jobs or job searches. That way, you can be 100% confident in your decisions about your job search and your overall career. To learn more about how to make your own industry transition, including instant access to our exclusive training videos, case studies, industry insider documents, transition plan, and private online network, get on the waitlist for the Cheeky Scientist Association today.

There is so much waiting for you outside of academia, but the choice is yours alone. It’s time to remember your value as a PhD.

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Isaiah Hankel

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