Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 31st, 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: How to Network More Effectively and Authentically – David Vandegrift
14 Key Questions To Ask In An Informational Interview – Forbes Human Resources Council
4 Tips and Tricks for Networking Online – The ZipRecruiter Editors
This simple hack lets you network without the awkward small talk – Megan Leonhardt
Top: These 6 common resume mistakes are sabotaging you – Michael Dinich
Five More Words Candidates Should Avoid Using – Justin Zackal
How to write an executive CV for IT leadership jobs – Mike Podesto
Top: How To Talk About A Layoff Or Furlough In A Job Interview – Caroline Ceniza-Levine
The Top 5 Thing to Do (or Not Do) During a Zoom Interview – Kymberlie Krieger
Top: 6 soft skills you’ll need for the post-Covid working world – Nick Deligiannis
What Are Transferable Skills In The Job Search? – Tammy Homegardner
8 crucial career skills everyone should learn by 40 – Anouare Abdou
Why soft skills are even more essential in online era – April Bingham
A virtual lament for grad school – Adam Ruben
The Impact of COVID-19 on Department Chairs – Ralph A. Gigliotti
Top: A guide to university-industry collaboration for early career researchers – Sharon Gill
Every Company Needs an Entrepreneur in the C-Suite – Tendayi Viki, Alexander Osterwalder, and Yves Pigneur
Big Businesses That Started as Side Hustles – Milan Kordestani
6 Lessons The Pandemic Taught Me About Being A Social Entrepreneur – Gelaine Santiago
Top: Where Internal Mobility Is Most Common Since COVID-19: Top Countries, Industries, and Jobs – Gopika Maya Santhosh
Successful Remote Teams Communicate in Bursts – Christoph Riedl and Anita Williams Woolley
AI opens new avenues for smart cities – David Pringle
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