Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, October 3rd, 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: Hate networking? Here are 11 reasons why you should love it – Hannah Kingston
Connecting: Knowing who knows what — and who knows who – Alana Muller
Top: How To Update Your Resume And Cover Letter For Remote Work During Covid-19 – Ashira Prossack
How to Switch Careers Even if You Think It’s Impossible – Paul Schrodt
What to Consider When Choosing a Reference – Laura Brothers
Top: 20 phone interview tips that guarantee you get the job – Ashley Jones
5 Impressive Questions to Ask in a Final Round Job Interview – BioSpace Editorial Staff
How To Ace A Video Interview: 11 Useful Tips For Job Seekers -Forbes Coaches Council
Top: This is the most in-demand skill on job listings right now – Jared Lindzon
Leadership during the new normal: The importance of purpose and values – Robert A. McDonald
Essential skills for employees to succeed on the job market – Lydia Atieno
How to identify and develop soft skills in a pandemic – Colin Gleeson
Top: To bond with fellow grad students, we shared our failures – Emily Ashkin and Michelle Atallah
The visa woes that shattered scientists’ American dreams – Virginia Gewin
Graduate Professionalization in the Age of Student Debt – Jennifer Torkelson
Pandemic Imperils Promotions for Women in Academia – Noam Scheiber
When It Comes to Supporting Women in Tech, PEAK6 Is All In – Adrienne Teely
Immunology as The Ultimate Riddle – A Conversation with an Immunologist – Porschia Parker-Griffin
Top: How Nonprofit Foundations Can Sustainably Fund Disease Research – Kathy Giusti and Richard G. Hamermesh
CRISPR Technology Edges Closer to Commercial Use – Joseph Constance
7 Ways Tech Is Changing For The Better In 2020 – Ellen Glover
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