Preparing For The Virtual Job Market & What A Recession Means For Technical Careers

8 April 2020, 14:00 - 15:00 - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

The post-COVID19 job market is drastically different and many PhDs are unprepared. The job search methodology that worked prior to the pandemic is no longer effective because worldwide unemployment rates are at all-time highs, the global economy has crashed into a recession and employers must now base hiring decisions solely on virtual interactions. The good news is that while many sectors of industry are contracting, others are surging, including key PhD-level positions in research, analysis, project management, data science, medical affairs, regulatory affairs, technical writing & editing, and more. This webinar will outline the new job search methodology PhDs should follow and which sectors to focus on now.


Isaiah Hankel, PhD is the Founder & CEO of Cheeky Scientist, which has over 3 million PhD annual readers worldwide and over 15,000 members of it's advanced career training programs. Isaiah has helped thousands of PhDs in over 100+ countries transition into cutting-edge, industry career tracks and has worked with numerous industry leaders, including Amazon, Apple, Corning, JML Optical, Coherent, Intel, Dow Chemical, Roche, Lilly Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, and Genentech. He is the author of the business bestsellers, "Black Hole Focus", which went to #1 internationally and, ‘The Science of Intelligent Achievement’; both published by Wiley.