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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 30th, 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:

Top Overall: 3 Tips For Applying To Jobs In A Different Industry – Kourtney Whitehead

Networking

Top Article: How to Host a Virtual Networking Event – Dorie Clark and Alisa Cohn

Mentoring Through a Pandemic: Ask for help when you need it – Ellen Sherberg

Four Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Virtual Networking Events – Shelcy V Joseph

How to Build Powerful Relationships with LinkedIn Connections – Steven Imke

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: 3 Tips For Applying To Jobs In A Different Industry – Kourtney Whitehead

6 Tips to Attract Potential Employers With Your Polished Resume – Alexandra Lee

How to write the perfect cover letter: Recruiter reveals the five mistakes job-hunters make – and her tips for improving your application NOW –  Sophie Haslett

Why can’t I list parenting on my resume? – Stephanie Murray

Interviews

Top Article: How To Answer ‘Why You Do You Want To Work Here?’ In A Job Interview – Josh Ocampo

The 6 new interview questions every hiring manager will be asking so be prepared – Lindsay Tigar

5 tips for acing a virtual job interview – Kathryn Vasel

Direct to video: ‘the new normal’ for job interviews – Derek Parker

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Healthy Ways to Resolve Workplace Conflict and Preserve Your Business Relationships – BioSpace Editorial Staff

The Key To Leadership Development Is Critical Reflection – Susan Madsen

Why Effective Communication is the Most Important Soft Skill – Daniel Ndukwu

IT careers: 5 essential soft skills to strengthen –  Hannah Paterson

Academic Blues

Top Article: Professors must support the mental health of trainees during the COVID-19 crisis – June Gruber

Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Here’s what the data say – Giuliana Viglione

A Way to Make COVID-19 College Furloughs More Fair – Charlie Kurth

‘It’s a competitive advantage.’ Scientists tout benefits of hiring remote postdocs – Harini Barath

Industry Positions

Top Article:

Are Analytics Jobs Recession-proof? Here’s What Data Scientists Think – Anu Thomas

Working Scientist podcast: Science communication made simple – Pakinam Amer

6 Tactics Schneider Electric Used to Amp Up Internal Mobility – Bruce Anderson

How start-ups can find opportunities during the coronavirus crisis – Saheli Roy Choudhury

Business Acumen

Top Article: Development of PrEP for COVID-19 Could Allow Country to Open Safely Before a Vaccine Is Available – Alana Hippensteele

Preparing to Return to Work During a Pandemic – Katharine Hansen

Sanofi plans to unload a $13B Regeneron stake. Is a rare disease buyout next? –  Eric Sagonowsky

Why Diversity May Be About to Have a Watershed Moment – Bruce Anderson

 

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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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