Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies July 1st, 2023

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 July 1st, 2023 for PhDs.

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

For Saturday July 1st, 2023

Top Overall: LinkedIn Changed Its Algorithms — Here’s How Your Posts Will Get More Attention Now – Jason Feifer

Networking:

Top: LinkedIn Changed Its Algorithms — Here’s How Your Posts Will Get More Attention Now – Jason Feifer

How to gain confidence with professional networking – Dealer Support

LinkedIn introduces AI-powered post generation feature to help save time – Tech Desk

5 Rules For Activating Your Social Media Superpowers On LinkedIn – Beth Newton

LinkedIn Changed Its Algorithms — Here’s How Your Posts Will Get More Attention Now – Jason Feifer

CVs/Resumes: 

Top: Resume Do’s And Don’ts For A Strategic Job Search In 2023 – Kara Dennison

Career Coach Reveals How To Professionally Explain Any Gaps In Your Resume – Alice Gibbs

How to Write an Effective Resume – Dana McGrath

Resume Do’s And Don’ts For A Strategic Job Search In 2023 – Kara Dennison

Interviews:

Top: ‘If you were a superhero, who would you be & why?’ How to get around some of the most annoying interview questions (and still bag the job) – Aoibhinn McBride 

Esther Shaw

Do These Three Things to Prepare for a Phone Interview With a Recruiter – Lindsey Ellefson

‘If you were a superhero, who would you be & why?’ How to get around some of the most annoying interview questions (and still bag the job) – Aoibhinn McBride 

The most common job interview questions – and how you should respond – 

Transferable Skills:

Top: 8 High-Paying Digital Skills You Can Learn in 2023 – Oladimeji Brown

The Top Ten Transferable Skills Into Fintech As Of 2023 – Nadia Edwards-Dashti

8 High-Paying Digital Skills You Can Learn in 2023 – Oladimeji Brown

AI, Management and 5 Other Job Skills That Make You Big Money – James Holback

These Are the Most in-Demand Skills in 2023 – Chris Morris

Academic Blues:

Top: Supreme Court strikes down college affirmative action programs – Lawrence Hurley

‘We’re collateral damage’: marking strikes hit students’ graduate careers – Clea Skopeliti

Supreme Court Strikes Down Biden’s Debt Forgiveness Plan – Adam Liptak

Supreme Court strikes down college affirmative action programs – Lawrence Hurley

Industry Position:

Top: 12 Exciting Jobs If You Want to Work in Artificial Intelligence – Alyse Kalish

10 Biotechnology Careers that Don’t Involve Bench Work – Rosemary Scott

Oracle Offers Free Training and Certification Program as Demand for Cloud and AI Accelerates – Oracle

12 Exciting Jobs If You Want to Work in Artificial Intelligence – Alyse Kalish

Business Acumen:

Top: Zero Latency Leadership – What Is It Anyways? – Beena Ammanath

4 Ways The Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Decision Could Impact Workplace DEI – Janice Gassam

Team building among disillusioned employees must go deeper than ‘rah-rah’ – Lynne Curry

Zero Latency Leadership – What Is It Anyways? – Beena Ammanath

Developing Effective Leadership Skills For An Evolving World Is Crucial In The Digital Age – Startup GuysTilray Brands Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Financial Results – Tilray Brands, Inc.

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