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 Word – Johanna Wise
Top: So You Think ‘Networking’ Is A Dirty Word – Johanna Wise
How To Meet The Right People For Your Career When You Can’t Leave Home – Sadhbh O’Sullivan
Top: 4 Things to Make Sure You Don’t Include on Your Resume – Laura Brothers
Give your resume a pandemic refresh with these 7 savvy tips – R. Dallon Adams
5 must-follow steps to get hired – London Post
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
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
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
10 Dangers of Becoming an Entrepreneur (and How to Face Them) – Ashley Armstrong
Tech Is Transforming People Analytics. Is That a Good Thing? – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Ian Bailie
5 benefits to negotiate for at work (when a raise is off the table) – Alexandra Carter
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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