Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, July 4th, 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: What Is a Functional Resume? – Alison Doyle

Networking

Top: Help Your Team Make Connections Through Remote Networking –  Adrian Fisher

10 tips for landing a job in a new city  –  Silicon Canals Editorial Team 

Your next job opportunity can come from someone you already know – Rappler Staff in Partnership with LinkedIn

What Is Business Networking? – Susan Ward

CVs/Resumes

Top: What Is a Functional Resume? – Alison Doyle

How to make over your résumé for an unplanned career change – Andrew Fennell

How to use your cover letter as your secret weapon during your Covid-19 job search – Ladders Staff

Stay the course: Resume, job hunt tips for a tough market – Sarah Lindenfeld Hall

Interviews

Top: 6 secret ways employers test you during job interviews – Considerable Staff

You’ve seen a new job and want to apply for it… but how do you make yourself stand out in an interview from home? – Angelique Ruzicka 

5 things smart people always do in job interviews – Steve Adcock

The Question You Should Always Ask at the End of an Interview  – Laura Brothers

Transferable Skills

Top: Should You Really Put Protesting On Your Résumé? – Monica Torres

The Virtual Leader: Nine Essential Fundamentals – Andriana Eliadis 

How the Best Entrepreneurs Combine Analytical and Emotional Instincts – Aytekin Tank

Academic Blues

Top: Universities Must Save the Next Generation of Essential Workers – Sarah Stinard-Kiel 

Colleges say campuses can reopen safely. Students and faculty aren’t convinced – Terry Nguyen

Where Are The Women Of Color In Academia? – Jacquelyn Corley

Growing and diverse corruption is undermining HE globally – Jan Petter Myklebust

Industry Positions

28 Entrepreneurs Share Their CEO Nugget – Mercy 

Tips to Move on from an Academic Postdoc to an Industry Job – Tyasning Kroemer

Q&A: Why Is Science Writing Important to Society? A Scientist Explains – Fariss Samarrai

Business Acumen

Top: Pandemic Presents PR Opportunity For Biotech, Says New Report – Adrian Ma

How remote working is changing the talent market – Rachel Muller-Heyndeyk

LinkedIn users ditch polite networking for real talk on U.S. race and inequity – Arriana McLymore

Is An MBA Worth It? After Covid-19, Absolutely Not. –  Paulina Karpis

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