• Chemists Share Their Passion For ACS Technical Divisions

    There are many areas of focus that a chemist can pursue throughout their professional career. The world of chemistry includes everything from analytical chemistry to small business chemistry – and beyond!  ...
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  • 3 Employment and Wage Facts for Chemists

    1. The top paying industry for chemists is Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing with an annual mean wage of $76,610   2. The top state with the highest employment level for chemists is California with an ...
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  • Chemical Engineering Salaries Continue to Rise

    "CEP’s biennial salary survey is presented in the June 2015 issue and includes a quantitative analysis of chemical engineering salaries relative to variables such as age, experience, functional area, state, indu...
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  • 3 reasons chemists should take continued education courses

    1. Your employer may provide tuition assistance If you are currently working for a chemical-related company, you may be able to get tuition assistance to advance your education. The number one reason companies provi...
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  • 6 Leadership Behaviors that Drive Continuous Innovation

    Innovation is the key to thriving in the competitive business world. However, oftentimes, innovation is driven by crisis rather than proactive creativity. Martin Zwilling writes in Forbes about six leadership behavior...
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  • New Graduate Survey shows slight decline in unemployment and rise in salaries

    The 2015 Starting Salaries of Chemists and Chemical Engineers Survey (also known as the New Graduates Survey) is officially out. Conducted by the American Chemical Society, the survey reports on the median salary, emp...
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  • How to Communicate with Five Common Personality Types

    Collaboration is such a necessity in today’s workforce. It’s important to recognize how to communicate with different personalities to make sure that projects run effectively. Not every person communicates...
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  • Searching for Talented Chemists and Chemical Engineers: 3D Printing, Hydrogels, Quantum Dots

    January 21, 2016   (Click on link)     Dear Fellow Scientists and Engineers: I’m quite pleased to have opportunities to offer which are on the very cutting-edge of both the biotech and manuf...
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  • I need HELP - Graduating Senior trying to FIND Graduate school to attend

    I am a senior with a 3.5 cumulative and chem GPA and a great research experience. I have not taken either GRE, but I am dead-set on going to graduate school. In order to help my chances and keep my chances up of getti...
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  • Top Paid Work Specialties

    Who were the biggest earners in 2015? Data from the latest 2015 ChemCensus has revealed the best compensated work specialties for chemists. Among full-time workers the highest earners were in the field of medicinal an...
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  • The M.I. Factor- Challenge Yourself!

      “If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupe...
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  • Keep Your Career from Stagnating by Continuing Your Education

    Generally, when we graduate we are filled with a sense of relief. We feel like the classroom portion of our learning is done and we move on to gaining practical experience in our field. Sometimes it doesn’t occu...
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  • #CareerTipTuesday: Résumé Tips

    The ACS Career Fair is right around the corner, is your résumé in tip top shape? Check out this infographic from CollegeAtlas.org to make sure yours is good to go. Once you have perfected your rés...
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  • #CareerTipTuesday: Corporate Jungle Gym

    Often times our career trajectories aren’t clear. We fight for our entry level position and work hard to climb the corporate ladder. But what if we looked at our path more like a jungle gym than a ladder? In a r...
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  • Career Navigator Spotlight: Lisa Balbes, Career Consultant

    Membership in the American Chemical Society grants you access to a number of great programs and services to help you advance your career. One of these programs is the ACS Career Consultant program. This personalized p...
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  • #CareerTipTuesday: Advance Your Career by Taking Career Development Risks

    Looking to advance your career? Without risk there is no reward!   “Seize the responsibility for your own career advancement. Don't waste valuable time hoping for the best, or waiting for your company to n...
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  • 4 Ways to Be More Innovative at Work

    What is innovation? According to Merriam-Webster, innovation is defined as “the act or process of introducing new ideas, devices, or methods.” But how exactly does one jump start the innovation process? It...
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  • Making Cents

    The chemical industry is huge.  Each year over 3 trillion dollars in chemicals are shipped worldwide, and the market is growing every year.  To put that in perspective, the GDP of the entire United States in...
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  • Graduation Day:  Now what?

    They say that you know the future is happening when you start feeling scared.  Getting a degree is usually just the first step in a long journey.   There is a paradox in having that much freedom…...
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  • The Age of the Introvert Entrepreneur

    What are some traits that come to mind when you think of an entrepreneur? Passion, tenacity, extroversion? But what about those passionate, tenacious introverts? Are they forever doomed to work only for other people a...
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