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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 24th, 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: So You Think ‘Networking’ Is A Dirty WordJohanna Wise

Networking

Top: So You Think ‘Networking’ Is A Dirty WordJohanna Wise

How To Meet The Right People For Your Career When You Can’t Leave HomeSadhbh O’Sullivan

‘Powerful for industry networking’: With in-person meetings still on hold, ad talent job hunters turn to TwitterKristina Monllos

Is networking dead? What you need to remember about business and people –  Liezel Van der Westhuizen

Cvs/Resumes

Top: 4 Things to Make Sure You Don’t Include on Your Resume –  Laura Brothers

Not Getting Job Interviews? Your Resume Is The Problem – Robin Ryan

Give your resume a pandemic refresh with these 7 savvy tips –  R. Dallon Adams

5 must-follow steps to get hired – London Post

Interviews

Top: Don’t take a bad job; Ask these questions before you accept your next offer – Lynne Curry 

The 10 worst things you can say in a remote interview – Marjolein Smit

Top 5 Ways to Build a Great Rapport With Your Interviewer – BioSpace Staff

5 crucial tips to ace your next remote job interview –  Rahul Raj

Don’t take a bad job; Ask these questions before you accept your next offer – Lynne Curry 

Transferable Skills

Top: How mentoring improves the leadership skills of those doing the mentoring – Mostafa Ayoobzadeh and Kathleen Boies

Forget time management. Master this to meet all your productivity goals – Sarah Goff-Dupont–Atlassian

Gaining Soft Skills to Boost Your Résumé – Ashley Eneriz

5 Strategies You Can Use to Build an Emotionally Intelligent Team – John Rampton

Academic Blues

Top: ‘Creativity Is Simply Lost’ as Covid Cripples Academic Research – Andrew Kreighbaum

Three trouble spots facing women in science—and how we can tackle them –  Leah H. Somerville and June Gruber

Predicting the value of a postdoc –  Ryan H. Nelson

Industry Positions

Top: What is an IT project manager? Everything you need to know about project management and where it goes next – Mark Samuels 

How To Optimize Business Intelligence In The New Remote Workforce Landscape – Ted Sergott

10 Dangers of Becoming an Entrepreneur (and How to Face Them) – Ashley Armstrong

Understanding The Prerequisites For A Career In Data Science – Preetipadma

Business Acumen

Tech Is Transforming People Analytics. Is That a Good Thing? – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Ian Bailie

Recession And Automation Changes Future Of Work, But There Are Jobs Coming – Eurasia Review

5 benefits to negotiate for at work (when a raise is off the table) – Alexandra Carter

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