Every week, we at Cheeky Scientist scour the Internet for the best articles on topics that help in the search for the Best of Transition: PhD Job Search in the 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 Best of Transition: PhD Job Search articles for the week of April 17th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, April 17th, 2021

Top Overall: This is what your resume is missing–  Sara London


Top: Five Tips For Effective Virtual Networking Kathy Lockwood

Using Your Research Skills for Career ExplorationTina Solvik

7 Professional Networking Tips and Tricks for a Successful Job Search– Lisa Tynan

Successful networkers share in common these six habits – Kim Thompson


Top: This is what your resume is missing–  Sara London

8 Job Search Tips and Tricks for Beginners– Angela Scott-Briggs

Want a new job, these bad habits might be holding you back. Adunola Adeshola

From Stay-at-Home Parent to Job Seeker: Here’s How to Nail Your Cover Letter (With Example!) Elizabeth Alterman


Top: How to Answer Questions About Your Job Loss in an Interview – Laura Brothers

6 Questions You Have About Bonuses, Answered Alyse Kalish

You’re self-sabotaging yourself in interviews if you do any of the following – Kaitlyn McInnis

How to ace a job interview with a robot recruiter–Vicky McKeever

Transferable Skills

Top: 4 nonverbal communication cues your coworkers do (and what they mean)– Steve Adcock

It is time for stronger affirmative action to empower women in tech – Jagdish Mitra

Adding Soft Skills to Your Tech Résumé is Key to Success– Nick Kolakowski

Why Should Biotech Companies Invest in Leadership Development?– Karen Walpole

Academic Blues

Top: American Universities Are Buried Under a Mountain of Debt– Eleni Schirmer, Jason Thomas Wozniak, Dana Morrison, Rich Levy and Joanna Gonsalves

Is College Still Worth It: Which Degrees Are Still Worth the Investment?Tero Vesalainen

Doing More Will Not Solve the Mental Health Crisis– John Warner

Enrollment declines trouble South Florida’s state collegesLiliana Mora

Industry Positions

Top: 7 principles to be invincible in the data science world– Apoorva Komarraju

These are the 50 best companies in the world to work for right nowKyle Schnitzer

Global STEM Perspectives: Luisa Cristini – Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany Luisa Cristini

Top 12 Biotech Companies Hiring Now– Biotech Editorial Staff

Business Acumen

Top: 4 Top Biotech Stocks To Watch In The Stock Market TodayAmos C

How to build empathetic managers for the hybrid workplace – David Gambrill

3 Biotech Stocks With Big Catalysts Around the Corner– Cory Renauer

BioSpace Movers & Shakers, April 16– Alex Keown

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