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 February 13th 2021 for PhDs.

This Week’s Best Articles On PhD Jobs And Job-Search Strategies, February 13th, 2021

Top Overall: Resume Keywords And The Applicant Tracking System: What You Need To KnowRobin Ryan


Top: Networking: How Seeing Both Sides Can Get You HiredJill Tipograph

Hesitant about virtual networking? Adjust your approach to harness the benefits– Karin Bodewits

Networking tips 2021  – Nick Dmitrovich

6 things you should be doing when looking for work, besides just applying online– Susan Pepercorn


Top: Resume Keywords And The Applicant Tracking System: What You Need To Know – Robin Ryan

What Are Technical Skills and How Should You Include Them On Your Resume? (Plus a List of Examples) – Regina Borsellino

11 Terms to Avoid on Your Resume– Nancy Segal

Greener Future: Don’t let having a COVID gap on your resume slow you down in job hunt– Bill Kaufmann


Top: Top Interview Pet Peeves from Hiring Managers – Katherine Hansen

Body Language Tips To Help You Ace The Job Interview – Caroline Castrillon

Situational and Behavioral Interview Questions and AnswersHallie Crawford

8 Signs You Aced That Job Interview (and 4 Signs You Didn’t) – Rebeca Piccardo

Transferable Skills

Top: Never Take These Skills for Granted – Jovana Milosavljevic Ardeljan

Hiring For Skills Of The Future: Part Two– Yolanda Lau

A continued demand for reskilling, but hiring is back up for 2021– N.F. Mendoza

Your Leadership Playbook for 2021 – Angela Kambouris

Academic Blues

Top: Covid Makes Doctorates Harder to Get—and That’s Good – James Piereson and Naomi Schaefer Riley

Doctoral programs across U.S. undergo much-needed halt in admissions – Jennifer Kabbany

How Much Has Covid Cost Colleges? $183 Billion– Paul N Friga

Academia and ‘The New Yorker,’ Some Unsurprising SimilaritiesJohn Warner

Industry Positions

Top: The top 10 growing industries to break into in 2021– Sarah Dillon

Why UX Research Might Be the Perfect Career for You—and How to Get Started  Ximena Vengoechea

Pharma R&D: 2021 and beyondNaomi Ikeda

6 Signs That You Are Cut Out For A Career In Data Science– Shraddha Goled

Business Acumen

Top: BioSpace Movers & Shakers, Feb. 12– Alex Keown

4 Penny Stocks to Watch For The 2nd Half of February D. Marie

The Daily Biotech Pulse: DermTech Soars On Contract, Fluidigm Plunges On Earnings, Decision Day For Regeneron, Bioventus DebutsShanthi Rexaline

Data Scientists: Add Business Skills to Your Toolkit to Boost Your Career – Nathan Eddy

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