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How to Secure and Nurture a Vibrant Chemistry Career in the 21st Century
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Writing Small: When Less is More
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A friend recently needed suggestions for writing better email messages. He was having trouble getting people to read, let alone respond to, his messages. His questions prompted a discussion about what's important and how to write emails in a way that will make people want to read them. More

Career Starters Beware: Jobs Shape Personality
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You're just starting out in the world of work and trying to feel your way to a great career path. Maybe you're considering the financial aspects. Maybe you're more intent on developing work that will challenge you intellectually. But there's one aspect you probably are not thinking much about: what sort of person your job will turn you into. More

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Employers Now Screening Candidates via Video
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The idea behind a new service call Take the Interview is to give employers important information about how candidates present themselves earlier in the interview process. Candidates use their computer cameras to record answers to a series of questions from potential employers so employers can decide if they merit time on the phone or in an interview. More

Where Will You be in Five Years?
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Most people have been asked that perennial, and somewhat annoying, question: "Where do you see yourself in five years?" Of course it is asked most often in a job interview, but it also might come up at a networking event or a cocktail party. Knowing and communicating your career goals is challenging, even for the most ambitious and focused person. More


I Stalked Steve Jobs (And How to Get a Meeting with Any VIP)
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Christine Comaford writes, "I was a young CEO, and I needed answers. Steve Jobs had them. There was only one thing to do. So I sent a FedEx letter. Then I sent another. Then I started calling. Then I sent another FedEx and called some more. Finally, after seven FedExs and 12 phone calls, Jobs' assistant said he wanted to talk with me." More

How and When to Be an Extrovert
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In 1980, visionary CEO John Mackey co-founded Whole Foods and eventually turned it into a rapidly growing, solidly profitable business. And then he lived happily ever after. Well, actually, it wasn't quite that simple. As a business grows, a leader must grow with it. More

Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from "Kitchen Nightmares"
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Gordon Ramsay, one of the world's most renowned chefs, is a prolific entrepreneur. One of his reality television shows, "Kitchen Nightmares," holds some essential lessons for anyone just starting out in business. More

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