Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, November 14th, 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:
13 Questions Hiring Managers Love to Ask in Phone Interviews (and How to Answer Like a Pro) – Alyse Kalish
Top: How Emotional Intelligence can help you find your next job – Harvey Deutschendorf
Navigating the Hidden Job Market: Advice from a Recruiter (Part Two) – Amanda Donohue
Get all you can from LinkedIn – Charlotte Cowles
Get over your fear of making new online connections –Cathy Paper
Top: The 6 Biggest Mistakes Job-Seekers Make on Cover Letters – Monica Torres
How to Properly Tailor Your Resume for the Job – Laura Brothers
The best fonts for resumes, cover letters, email, and more – R Dallon Adams
Top: 13 Questions Hiring Managers Love to Ask in Phone Interviews (and How to Answer Like a Pro) – Alyse Kalish
Interview Question: “What are You Passionate About?” – Indeed Editorial Staff
Why Employers Value Creative Thinking – Anastasia Belyh
14 Key Issues in Negotiating Employment Agreements – Richard Harroch
Top: The Importance Of Soft Skills In A Post-Pandemic World – Ulrik Juul Christensen
Top technical and non-technical skills every data scientist needs – Priya Dialani
Building Good Work Relationships – Mind Tools Content Team
The basic skills job seekers should always put on their resume – Cara Jenkin
Top: Colleges Slash Budgets in the Pandemic, With ‘Nothing Off-Limits’– Shawn Hubler
Women Are Falling Behind – Colleen Flaherty
Wage theft and casual work are built into university business models – Damien Cahill
Top: Hot 12 Biotech Companies Hiring Now – Biospace Editorial Staff
What goes in a writing portfolio? – Sandilin Seguin
‘Focus on quality over quantity’: Why companies like L’Oréal are aiming to use virtual events for recruiting – Kristina Monllos
From Academic PhD to Clinical Research – How to Take the Leap – Sarah Misenko
Top: Coronavirus: How the world of work may change forever – Javier Hirschfeld, Philippa Fogarty, Simon Frantz, Sarah Keating, Emmanuel Lafont, Bryan Lufkin, Rachel Mishael, Visvak Ponnavolu, Maddy Savage and Meredith Turits.
Breaking into the Biotech and Pharma Industry: Advice from a Recruiter – Amanda Donohue
SPACs Soar as Fast, Hassle-Free IPO Alternatives for Biotech Companies – Gail Dutton
Biologics and Biosimilars Market to witness astonishing growth by 2026: AbbVie, Pfizer, Biotech – Purushottam
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ABOUT ISAIAH HANKEL, PHD
CEO, CHEEKY SCIENTIST & SUCCESS MENTOR TO PHDS
Dr. Isaiah Hankel is the Founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist. His articles, podcasts and trainings are consumed annually by 3 million PhDs in 152 different countries. He has helped PhDs transition into top companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, Intel, Dow Chemical, BASF, Merck, Genentech, Home Depot, Nestle, Hilton, SpaceX, Tesla, Syngenta, the CDC, UN and Ford Foundation.
Dr. Hankel has published three bestselling books and his latest book, The Power of a PhD, debuted on the Barnes & Noble bestseller list. His methods for getting PhDs hired have been featured in the Harvard Business Review, Nature, Forbes, The Guardian, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine and Success Magazine.More Written by Isaiah Hankel, PhD