Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, June 20th, 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:
Top Overall: Interview Questions You Should Ask About COVID-19 – Leslie Stevens-Huffman
Top: 14 Tips on How to Become A Networking Master – Marwan Jamal
Actually, Now Is A Great Time For Networking If You Do It Right -Tami Forman
Advancing Your Career in a Pandemic – Katharine Hansen
4 Lessons That Transformed My Approach to Networking – Vincent Tran
Top: 7 Key Elements of a Successful Cover Letter – Indeed Staff
12 Things Recruiters Look At First When Going Through Job Applications – Forbes Human Resources Council
11 Brilliant Resume Tricks That Worked – Zoe Weiner
You can’t land a remote job unless your cover letter looks like this, according to a career coach – Natasha Nurse
Top: Interview Questions You Should Ask About COVID-19 – Leslie Stevens-Huffman
15 Uncommon Tips For Acing A Phone Interview – Forbes Coaches Council
Is it possible to talk too much during an interview? – Kim Thompson
Expert tips on how to prepare for that virtual job interview – Hannah Bock
Guiding Employees to Find Their Own Solutions – Daniel B. Griffith
Best and Worst Qualities for Remote Employees Unfortunately, it can be hard to tell them apart – Minda Zetlin
Hard times demand soft skills – Joanna York
Top: Don’t let academia consume you – Adam Rube
A Non-Academic Career is Not A Failure – Laura Harrison
Higher Education and Work Amid Crisis – Paul Fain
Having it all, or avoiding black holes? Career–family strategies and the choice between leaving or staying in academia among Swedish PhDs – Anne Grönlund
Top: Job Viewing Returns to Pre-COVID-19 Rates, But Varies By Industry – Andrew Waddell
Tips for Agile Team Management When Working Remotely – Jessica Everitt
The Present And Future Of Data Science, An Interview With Anthony Scriffignano, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist At Dun & Bradstreet – Ron Schmelzer
Ranked: Top 20 Highest Paying STEM Jobs, 2020 – Aastha Maheshwari
Top: The Recession’s Impact on Analytics and Data Science – Jeffrey D. Camm, Melissa R. Bowers, and Thomas H. Davenport
What research funders most want to know: How to diagnose and treat COVID-19 – Science Business Staff
The Implications of Workplace COVID-19 Testing for Biotech, Pharma and Others – Mark Terry
Sustainable Investment And The Race to Zero Emissions During The Covid-19 Pandemic – JP Dallmann
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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