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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 16th, 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 Article: Save Time and Increase Your Referrals – Michelle R. Donovan

Virtual Networking: A Trend That Shouldn’t End – Ilissa Miller

4 Ways to Stay Positive with Your Career Goals During Uncertain Times – Porschia Parker-Griffin

How to build up your professional network in the era of social distancing – Kathryn Vasel

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: 3 skills for resume that will make it recession-proof – Robert Carnevale

Are cover letters important? 83% of recruiters say yes – Jerene Ang

Laid Off? 10 Lessons I Learned From My Job Search – Leslie King

4 Ways to Address a Career Change – Porschia Parker-Griffin

Interviews

Top Article: Interviewing right now? Be sure to ask these 8 crucial questions, hiring experts say – Liv McConnell

Common interview questions for those breaking into venture capital – Hannah Williams

How to Prepare for a Remote Job Interview – Anna Verasai

Common interview questions and how to answer them successfully – Keyarah Watson

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Remote Work Is Here to Stay and These Are the Power Skills You’ll Need – Otema Yirenkyi 

Change Management Strategies For Getting Back To Work: 10 Ways To Ensure Success – Tracy Brower

Covid-19: Develop soft skills to boost your career – Charmaine Slater

How to cope with the emotional toll of losing your job – Jennifer Liu

Academic Blues

Top Article: You Aren’t Bragging – Diane A. Safer

I evacuated my fieldwork site because of COVID-19. What now? – Kara Fikrig

Scientist Mothers Face Extra Challenges in the Face of COVID-19 –  500 Women Scientists

Post-Pandemic Education: Where To? – Academia

Industry Positions

Top Article: How GM’s Fast-Moving Recruiters Helped Save Lives – Bruce Anderson

Insights for hiring the next generation of cybersecurity experts – R. Dallon Adams 

How advocacy in a time of crisis can improve the research enterprise – Adriana Bankston

The Role Model Mindset: Being a Great Entrepreneur Is About Showing Others What’s Possible – Alex Lazarow

Business Acumen

Top Article: What Good Business Looks Like – Paul Polman, Raj Sisodia, and Kip Tindell

Gilead inks deals with generics makers to supply COVID-19 therapy remdesivir for 127 countries – Kyle Blankenship

Will the EU’s COVID-19 recovery budget support research and technology? – Éanna Kelly

Who Owns Patients’ Data? – Tony Dao

 

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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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