Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 2nd, 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: Q1 Reports: Biogen, Merck and Other Biopharma Companies Note Ups and Downs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic – Mark Terry
Top Article: Go beyond networking — start creating value for your network – Tony Anticole
How To Create A Networking Pitch In Three Easy Steps – Caroline Ceniza-Levine
How to Combat Zoom Fatigue – Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy
Professional networking can land better jobs, finds survey – Namrata Singh
Top Article: 5 outdated resume rules you need to stop following – Lindsay Tigar
What To Put On Your Resume If You Lost Your Job Because Of The Coronavirus – Monica Torres
6 Easy Updates You Should Make to Your Resume/CV ASAP – BioSpace Editorial Staff
Accelerate Your Job Search During COVID-19 – Dana Manciagli
Top Article: Job Searching During a Pandemic: 9 Questions to Ask in a Virtual Job Interview – Briana Casali
Don’t speak to your potential future employer in bed! Eight secrets to nail a Skype or Zoom video interview and land the job – Interview Cheat Sheet
Experts offer tips for excelling at online job interviews – Amelia Teng and Jolene Ang
Savvy Prep for the New Normal: Online Job Interviews – Katharine Hansen
Top Article: Hard lessons on soft skills: Expand your toolbox while waiting for coronavirus’ conclusion – Marco Buscaglia
5 skills you need to demonstrate to land a remote job – Stephanie Vozza
Which skills are learners honing during lockdown? – Matt Guttu
Soft Skills: Key to a Successful Freelancer Career – Nick Kolakowski
Top Article: Suffering from COVID-19 anxiety? Here’s what you can do – Jennifer Kong and Steven Chan
Prominent Scholars Threaten to Boycott Colleges That Don’t Support Contingent Faculty During Pandemic – Megan Zahneis
I Left Academia and Became a Climate YouTuber – Adam Levy
Seeking mental-health help was the best thing I did at grad school – Samir Rachid Zaim
Top Article: 5 Common Traits of Successful IT Consulting Companies – James Williams
How We Can Encourage Women To Pursue A Career In Cybersecurity – Céline Gajnik
Why Your Business Must Double Down On Data – Brent Dykes
Good science communication is vital – Melanie Challenger
Top Article: Q1 Reports: Biogen, Merck and Other Biopharma Companies Note Ups and Downs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic – Mark Terry
Viewpoint: Now is the time to strengthen Europe’s ability to respond to health threats – Isabelle Thizon de Gaulle
The Case for AI Insurance – Ram Shankar Siva Kumar and Frank Nagle
Sharpening The Spear: 5 Ways To Leverage The Lockdown – Mohanbir Sawhney
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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