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ACS Webinar: Success Factors for a Consulting Practice in Chemistry
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Date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET April 29
Guest Speaker: Dr. William Golton, founder and first chairman of the Chemical Consultants Network and vice president (retired) of The CECON Group Inc.
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The 50-50 job search
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The conventional wisdom is that searching for a job is, itself, a full-time job. That was good advice in the 20th century. Today it's a formula for long-term unemployment. If you spend all of your time looking for a new position, you can't get to the other task that's required to be successful in the job market. What's that? Revitalizing your career. No one would argue that finding a job is easy, especially in today's era of cramped opportunities. More

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Need a job? Here are interview tips
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I've come across a lot of job search advice lately. What not to wear, how to make your resume sing, etc. As companies slowly begin hiring again, there's undoubtedly going to be stiff competition, especially when you get to the interview stage. So I asked Michael Steinitz, president of the Carolinas district for staffing and consulting firm Robert Half International, how to best answer some of the most common interview questions. More

10 things human resources won't tell you
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"We're squeezed too." There was a time when human resources departments handled every staffing need at a company, from hiring and firing to administering benefits and determining salaries. But HR's role has begun to change significantly as departments have shrunk at companies across the board. According to a study by the Society for Human Resource Management, the profession's largest association, the head count at the average HR department fell from 13 in 2007 to nine in 2008. More

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7 interview don'ts
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The job-hunting process can be difficult and time consuming, and interviews are the most crucial -- not to mention stressful -- part of the process. These are some common mistakes that many interviewees make. Avoiding these behaviors won't necessarily land you the job, but they will put you in the upper class of interviewees. Check out the seven tips that follow to find out what you should not be doing during and prior to your job interview. More

Are 5,000 pharmaceutical jobs at risk in the UK?
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Novartis and Roche reportedly have threatened to pull out of Britain, a move which could result in a loss of massive number of pharmaceutical jobs. According to a report filed by The Guardian, the companies may relocate thousands of jobs abroad, in an ongoing row over pricing for the NHS and rules surrounding safety trials. The Swiss drug companies made their threats known in personal meetings with a government minister, according to Whitehall documents seen by The Guardian. More

Social media helps people land jobs
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The number of businesses using social media to find job candidates increases daily. Companies are discovering that social networks are efficient and effective ways to learn more about the available talent pool. Job seekers also can put social media to work for them to discover crucial industry contacts and uncover job openings that they might not find elsewhere. More
 


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