Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, November 7th, 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:
2020’s Top Employers: Rapid response to COVID-19, diversity, and innovation – Alaina G. Levine
What to Say When You’re Reaching Out to Someone on LinkedIn – Kristi DePaul
5 Social Media Mistakes You’re Probably Making– Jen Hubley Luckwaldt
LinkedIn Launches A New Tool For Job Seekers – Matt Southern
Resume pro tips: Dos and don’ts– R Dallon Adams
Top: Demonstrate these 4 traits to master any job interview – Winston Ibrahim–Minutes
Your Ultimate Guide to Answering the Most Common Interview Questions– The Muse Editor
6 Ways to Find Out Why You Didn’t Get the Job Offer – BioSpace Editorial Staff
Top: Top Soft Skills Employers Value With Examples – Alison Doyle
Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills – Indeed Editorial Staff
Skills aren’t soft or hard- they’re durable or perished – Matthew J. Daniel
Academia Is Not a Container – James M. Van Wyck
Top: What’s Your Role? Scientist I, Scientist II and Senior Scientist – Porschia Parker-Griffin
A day in the life of a scientific regulatory affairs manager – Elisabeth Pain
The ever-expanding role of the chief medical officer – Ashwini Zenooz
What Types of Jobs are there in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Industry? – GetReSkilled Editorial staff
Top: 2020’s Top Employers: Rapid response to COVID-19, diversity, and innovation – Alaina G. Levine
Career changes up amid pandemic – Caitlin Mullen
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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 millions of PhDs and other professionals in hundreds of 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 3X 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