Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 10th, 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: 10 essential soft skills for the remote work era – Stephanie Overby
Top: How Networking and Relationships Propel Entrepreneurs to Succeed – Tom Popomaronis
Your Networking Conversation Script In 5 Steps – Julia Wuench
7 ways to stand out and get noticed at virtual recruiting events and job fairs – Kate Ashford
5 Tips for Improving Your Online Reputation – Rebecca Hourihan
Top: Now is a Great Time to Update Your Resume – Federal Careers
Create a cover letter and resume that get the job done – Carrie McConkey
Top 4 Ways to Get Your Resume Noticed – Greg Stuart
Take your resume to the next level – West Michigan Works
Top: The Shocking Secret To Telling Brief And Brilliant True Stories During Job Interviews – Esther Choy
Never name 1 of these 7 things as your weakness in a job interview – Marjolein Smit
Should Robots Be Conducting Job Interviews? – Rachel Withers
Top: 10 essential soft skills for the remote work era – Stephanie Overby
Do you want to improve your communication skills? Here are 8 ways to do it – Travis Bradberry
9 Soft Skills Every Employee Will Need In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Bernard Marr
Project managers: 5 ways developing exceptional active listening skills will help you achieve goals – Moira Alexander
Top: More Doctoral Programs Suspend Admissions. That Could Have Lasting Effects on Graduate Education – Megan Zahneis
Amid pandemic, U.S. faculty job openings plummet – Katie Langin
How managing a chronic illness gave me skills that would strengthen my PhD – Olivia Favor
The Pandemic Continues to Put a Damper on Faculty Hiring – Abby Olena
Top: To get a nonacademic job, you need to learn the jargon – Karin Bodewits
MedaSource: Depth and Breadth in Life Sciences and Healthcare Consulting – Mark Terry
Why Tech Companies Should Consider Hiring Humanities Ph.D.s – Seth Wilson
Combining business administration and STEM – Melina Papalampropoulou-Tsiridou
Top: New LinkedIn Data Shows That Job Seeker Interest Is Shifting to Small Businesses – Bruce Anderson
COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Rolling Submissions in EU, Side Effects and Minority Enrollment – Mark Terry
How to Manage a Hybrid Team – Rebecca Knight
UK R&D post-Brexit: How to live up to the title of ‘science superpower’ – Éanna Kelly
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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