|ACS Career News|
|Aug. 18, 2011|
There is Still Time Left to Register for the ACS Career Fair in Denver — Aug. 28-31
The ACS Career Fair in August will be a hybrid event, fully integrating the Virtual Career Fair into the on-site ACS Career Fair to be held concurrently with the ACS national meeting at the Colorado Convention Center. This innovative online/on-site career fair will offer job seekers not only more venues to connect with prospective employers, but also more programs to gain the knowledge and skills needed to reach their career goals.
Small is Beautiful: Everyday Applications and Advances in Nanochemistry
American Chemical Society
Joy of Science
Time/date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET Aug. 25
Good things come in small packages. More than 800 products, ranging from food packaging to cosmetics, have resulted from nanotechnology research. Yet this is just the beginning. Advances in nanochemistry will continue to create applications that may someday impact global economics and stir debate about environmental and health concerns.
Meet Your Experts
Paul S. Weiss and his interdisciplinary research group focus on the atomic-scale chemical, physical, optical, mechanical and electronic properties of surfaces and supramolecular assemblies.
Andrew Maynard is Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center. He is a leading authority on the responsible development and use of emerging technologies and on innovative approaches to addressing new risks.
Interviewing Lessons from Apple Inc.
American Chemical Society
Lisa Balbes writes, "In helping my son look for summer employment, I can across an article titled 'Want To Get a Job at the Apple Store? Here's What the Interview Process Looks Like.' Many of the lessons apply to any interview processes, even chemical ones."More
Less is More When it Comes to Resume Distribution
When it comes to sending out your resume, not all exposure is good exposure. Reapplying to the same company or posting your resume on all available job boards actually can backfire, experts warn.More
Set a Career Strategy Now to Beat Your New Competitors
People must stop procrastinating and start defining their career strategies, not only for their own advancement but also for the betterment of a healthier whole. America's reinvention and the fiercely competitive global marketplace demand it.More
First Impressions: What Your Email Says About You
What do your email address and signature say about you? In short, everything. Often, your email is the first impression anyone will have of you, from the actual email name and address to the signature in the body of the email. Your email carries a lot of weight when someone is getting a first impression of you.More
Tips for Negotiating a Raise
Negotiating salary is, for most people, the hardest part of the job process and the cause of considerable anxiety. The key is to be prepared, reasonable and confident.More
Your Career Summed up in 6 Words
Fortune via CNNMoney
Most of us could write a book when asked what we do for a living and how we feel about it. But if you were to boil it down to six words, what would you say?More