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Mark your calendar: ACS Career Fair at the ACS National Meeting
Date: March 27 to 30, Anaheim, Calif.

Finding the right job is challenging, but even more so in the current job market. That's why the ACS Career Fair offers so much value if you're searching for a job. At the fair you'll be able to interview and network with employers, as well as meet with a personal career consultant who will help you plan your job search, improve your resume, practice interview skills and more. Free workshops also will be available, providing valuable tips and direction on finding the right job for you. If you are a recruiter or employer, please visit

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Do Business and Chemistry Skills have to be like Oil & Water
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ACS Webinars: Green Chemistry and Sustainability Series
Time/date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET Jan. 27

Guest speaker: Lynn Leger is a director of commercial development for GreenCentre Canada. She has more than two decades of commercialization experience at DuPont, from automotive coatings to disinfection technologies.

Successful commercialization of green chemistry requires not only great technology, but also great business abilities. Bringing these types of skills and abilities together can be a challenge but the rewards make it well worth the effort. Our education system produces scientists who do not speak the language of business and business students who are reluctant to step inside the chemistry department. How can we overcome this early segregation of skills at school to develop people who can help realize the promise of green chemistry?

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Larry Summers: More jobs are coming    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
While the economy still is reeling from 8.5 million jobs lost in the recession, the outlook for job growth in America is looking up, former White House economic adviser Larry Summers said in an exclusive interview that aired on CNN. "I think the prospects for starting to see significant employment growth and reductions in unemployment right now are better than they've been in the United States in a number of years," Summers told CNN's Fareed Zakaria. More

Drug company Allos cuts 25 jobs
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Biotech drug maker Allos Therapeutics Inc. laid off 25 research and administrative workers this week, about 13 percent of its work force, to cut costs as it focuses on sales. More

A tonic for dispirited career-hunters
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The Internet can be a dismal place for young job seekers. Huge sites like offer endless lists of bland-sounding entry-level positions with anemic salaries, while professional networks like LinkedIn emphasize traditional career paths that can discourage creative spirits. Shatterbox, an online community that started in April, seeks to offer an antidote, encouraging students and young professionals to share their career ideas and inspirations. More

5 easy tips for making your resume stand out
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The latest unemployment figures, released Dec. 3, show in November the number of unemployed people rose to 15.1 million. This represented an increase from 9.6 to 9.8 percent unemployment according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. All of this indicates a significant increase in the number of people seeking work and HR managers overwhelmed with resumes. To get ahead in the current job market, you need to make your resume stand out. More

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5 tips to refresh your job hunt
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On the hunt for a job? With unemployment rates hovering just below 10 percent in Cincinnati, finding employment these days is still a struggle. Staffing firm Robert Half International offers five tips for revitalizing a lengthy job search. More

Joyce Richman: Ace the interview
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Interviewers who see themselves in the driver's seat, need to check their side view mirrors. Their would be passengers can afford to be selective about where and with whom they climb aboard. Job applicants can get mighty frustrated when they arrive at their interviews and are told "we're busy, come back tomorrow." Most of them currently are employed and find it challenging to arrange time off without neglecting their ongoing responsibilities, and nerve wracking to explain their mysterious disappearances. And there's the other side. Interviewers have more to do than just, well, interview. More

Fermion - your expert for Camptothecin chemistry

Fermion developed a versatile synthesis protocol that gives access to a variety of Camptothecin derivatives – and the entire process is fully synthetic! Robust, reliable processes are available on both lab and commercial scales. Validated processes and DMF’s are in place for the US, EU and Japan. Informex booth 1775, Hall C

The secret to acing the world's toughest interviews
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If you're an ambitious grad with your eye on a marquee company like Google or Goldman, you're not alone. There are hordes of ultra-talented young people trying to get gigs at these top notch employers. To stand out in an interview you'll need something special. More

Job interview tips on what not to do
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Although the job market has been showing signs of life during the beginning of the New Year, employment opportunities are not guaranteed, especially to those who commit avoidable blunders during their interviews, CNBC reported. According to United International Press, a nationwide survey of more than 2,400 hiring managers conducted by CareerBuilder found that some of the most outrageous mistakes made in job interviews included discussing how an affair caused a previous job to end and having a friend interrupt the interview to ask, "How much longer?" More


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