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Best Of Transition: PhD Jobs & Job Search Strategies, May 9th, 2020

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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:

Networking

Top Article: How to Find Your Next Job Opportunity by Networking from Home – Stephanie Nikolopoulos

10 Steps to Building a Personal Brand that People Buy Into – Sam Winsbury

How to Stay Connected with Coworkers While Working from Home – Laura Brothers

4 Tips To Help You Send More Effective Networking Emails – Kourtney Whitehead

CVs/Resumes

Top Article: Give Your Resume A Facelift: How To Make It Shine And Attract The Right Recruiters & Hiring Managers – H.V. MacArthur

Don’t make these 5 biggest resume mistakes, say Harvard career experts—and examples of what to do instead –  Dustin McKisse

Your resume is more important than ever right now – Ladders Staff

8 Simple Steps To Get Your LinkedIn Profile Noticed – Bianca Miller Cole

Interviews

Top Article: How to ace a virtual job interview, according to a career coach – Laura Hampson 

Virtual Job Interview Technology CEO Reveals Common Candidate Video Interviewing Pitfalls – Joseph Liu

How to Demonstrate You’re the Right “Fit” for the Job – BioSpace Editorial Staff

Pants or no pants? 3 tips for nailing a virtual job interview – Elizabeth C. Tippett

Transferable Skills

Top Article: Good Leadership Is About Communicating “Why” – Nancy Duarte

Five transferable skills for the future workforce – Murdoch University

7 Soft-Skills You Need To Develop To Get Ahead In Your Career – Neeta Karnik

Going viral: how to boost the spread of coronavirus science on social media – Samantha Yammine

Academic Blues

Top Article: How to handle rejection in your professional life – Alaina G. Levine

Finding motivation while working from home as a PhD student during the coronavirus pandemic – Melina Papalampropoulou-Tsiridou

Students and faculty call on U. to support grad students amid halted research –  Katie Busch

Career Exploration — A Grand Experiment – Briana Konnick

Industry Positions

Top Article: Show me the Data: A Guide to the Hottest Jobs in Tech – Alon Mei-raz

MilliporeSigma CEO Udit Batra Shares His Secrets for Career Success – Gail Dutton

This is how each generation can freelance during and after the pandemic – Sunshine Farzan

How to help data scientists adapt to business culture – Mary Shacklett

Business Acumen

Top Article: Clinical Catch-Up: April 27-May 1 – Mark Terry

Remdesivir, check. Now, analysts are looking ahead to ‘several’ COVID-19 drugs to come – Eric Sagonowsky

Digital Transformation Is About Talent, Not Technology – Becky Frankiewicz and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

Viewpoint: COVID-19 will reshape globalisation – John Wyles

 

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You will get instant feedback from our trainers 24/7 on any question related to PhD jobs or job searches. That way, you can be 100% confident in your decisions about your job search and your overall career. To learn more about how to make your own industry transition, including instant access to our exclusive training videos, case studies, industry insider documents, transition plan, and private online network, get on the waitlist for the Cheeky Scientist Association today.

There is so much waiting for you outside of academia, but the choice is yours alone. It’s time to remember your value as a PhD.

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Isaiah Hankel

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