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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 23rd, 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: Professional networking tips for the age of remote work and social distancing – Bill Detwiler 

6 Effective Mantras for Brands and Influencers to Grow & Ace Their Online Presence – Priyadarshini Patwa

Virtual networking offers benefits that could last beyond pandemic – Bryan Horwath 

How Virtual Mentoring Is Closing The Loneliness Gap During COVID-19 – Tanya Tarr

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: 3 Resume Mistakes To Avoid During The Coronavirus Pandemic – Adunola Adeshola

How to Write an Engineering Cover Letter – Trevor English

How to build a better résumé: Tips and advice from expert – The Denver7 Team

How to write an email cover letterAshley Jones

Interviews

Top Article: These 9 interview questions will set dedicated remote workers apart – Dominic Price–atlassian

Employers Are Using A New Hiring Technique As Reopening Begins – Robin Ryan

9 tips for the phone interview in this new world – Lindsay Tigar

Atlanta Career Coach Shares Tips For Job Search During Coronavirus Pandemic – Lauren Booker

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Learning in COVID-19: Transferable skills favoured over hard skills – Jerene Ang

5 Most In-demand Soft Skills To Thrive In Data Science – Smriti Srivastava

7 Out-of-the-Box Strategies to Advance Your Career – BioSpace Editorial Staff

3 Reasons Why This Soft Skill Is Still The Most Important For Your Career – Amy Blaschk

Academic Blues

Top Article: Universities Are Freezing Tenure Clocks. What Will That Mean for Junior Faculty of Color? – Sara Weissman

In-poster syndrome – Zoë Ayres

We’re Tracking Employees Laid Off or Furloughed by Colleges – Dan Bauman

More than 70% of academics at some universities are casuals. They’re losing work and are cut out of JobKeeper – Jess Harris, Kathleen Smithers, and Nerida Spina

Industry Positions

Top Article: Confronting the Challenges of Working at Home – Katharine Hansen

Women in Data Science: Moving from Inclusion to Influence[email protected]

An Inside Look at Healthcare Hiring in the U.S. Right Now – Kate Reilly

Scrum Master vs. Project Manager: Similarities and Differences – Gaurav Tiwari

Business Acumen

Top Article: Why Economic Forecasting Is So Difficult in the Pandemic – Arne Pohlman and Oliver Reynolds

The top 10 drug launches since 2017 – Angus Liu 

CDC to Launch Massive Population-based Antibody Testing for SARS-CoV-2 – Gail Dutton

Don’t use ‘The Science’ as cover when making hard COVID-19 choices, say leading UK researchers – Éanna Kelly

 

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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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