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ACS Career Fair On-site and Online — 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.

Protecting Your Idea & Safeguarding Your Business Structure
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ACS Webinars: Your Business and Innovation Series
Time/date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET June 16

Guest speakers: Chris Curfman, with McKeon Meunier, Carlin & Curfman LLC, has an extensive scientific background in chemistry and pharmaceuticals, as a researcher, scientific advisor, patent agent and patent attorney.

Christine P. Bellon, Ph.D., J.D., is vice president of Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs for Hydra Biosciences and is responsible for all legal matters for the company.

For startups and entrepreneurs, intellectual property often is the most valuable asset. How do you safeguard your idea while shopping for investors? How do you work effectively with internal and external counsel? Learn the hot issues surrounding IP and steps you can take to protect your ideas. Join our speakers, Chris Curfman with McKeon Meunier, Carlin & Curfman LLC, and Christine Bellon with Hydra Biosciences, as they share the IP protection strategies from in-house and external counsel perspective.

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Engaging Colleagues in Dialogue
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ACS Webinars: Your Professional Growth Series
Time/date: 2 to 3 p.m. ET June 21

Guest speaker: Kathleen Schulz is an ACS Fellow, member of the ACS Board of Directors and has been an ACS volunteer for more than 30 years.

Have you ever had a project go awry, only to learn miscommunication was the cause? Good communication skills can make all the difference in your success as a leader. This webinar will help you improve your communication skills from both sides of the communication exchange: as sender and receiver. Join our speaker, Kathleen Schulz, a chemist and a leadership trainer, as she shows you how to assess and develop your own communication skills.

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Get hired: Perfect your resume, ace the interview
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Whether you want to work in a classroom, a corporation or anywhere else, you first must work on your resume. Consider it your first contact with your employer — and make sure it's not your last. More

Attitude more important than qualifications in interview
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Most employers believe a positive attitude is more important than the perfect qualifications when interviewing job applicants, according to research from recruitment group Reed. More

5 annoying habits that hold you back
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An online survey of 972 adults identified the habits that are most likely to limit one's career advancement. It's not the stuff experts have been warning people about since they got their first internship. More


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8 tips to landing first job
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While "new graduate" status may signal to hiring managers a lack of professional experience, it does not mean you can't wow them during an interview. Here are essential job search tips every new college graduate should know. More

Resumania: Don't detail financial situation
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Many new graduates leave college with two things in common: ambition and student loan debt. Highlighting your drive and passion for your chosen industry will impress employers; detailing your financial situation will not. More

Q&A: Counselor Lynn Berger on shifting careers
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For years, Lynn Berger has been helping people decide whether to pursue a new career in a new field. Many times, she says, changing environments in the same industry is all you need. More


Hold it! Don't accept that job offer until you consider these 5 points
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Art Petty writes, "A good friend brought me up to speed on her career challenges recently, and after empathizing with the unfortunate events that led to a recent job loss, I asked what she had learned in the process. Her response included some nuggets of hard-earned wisdom." More

3 big mistakes that prevent building a future-proofed career
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Lynda Gratton writes, "In a previoius blog, I talked about the 10 ways to future-proof your career, taken from my new book 'The Shift.' Now I'm going to take a look at the biggest mistakes you can make in the way you think about your career." More

5 interview pitfalls
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You check the clock, smoothing your best suit with your sweaty palms, as the recruiter calls your name. It's time. Interviewing can ruffle the feathers of even the most qualified candidate. More

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