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Macromolecular Science & Engineering Award Lecture
Francoise Winnik    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This session discusses poly(2-isopropyl-2-oxazoline) and poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) — two responsive polymers so similar... yet so different! More



CCUCC Chemistry Doctoral Award Lecture
Charles Yeung    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This session explores transition metal catalysis: Activating CO2, CH, and CO bonds en route to carboxylic acids, biaryls, and N-containing heterocycles. It also talks about symposium on homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis in honour of Howard Alper. More

Maxxam Award Lecture
Pierre Thibault    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This session explores mass spectrometry tools to unravel the molecular basis of adaptive immunity and cancer development. More

MultiGas™ 2030 ON-LINE GAS ANALYSIS
The MKS Instruments MultiGas 2030, provided by CCR Process Products, is an FTIR based analyzer capable of ppb to ppm sensitivity for multiple gas species in a variety of applications, such as stack emissions monitoring, process monitoring, ambient air monitoring, diesel exhaust, and catalyst exhaust monitoring. more





10 best job-hunting apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Tech Radar    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Tracking down the perfect position is, in all likelihood, the most time-consuming and dullest part of the job-hunting process. Once you've found the perfect job with a dream salary at a company you like the look of, you need to create the perfect curriculum vitae; a document that impresses both visually and through its content is essential if you're to make it to the interview. Luckily, your iPad or your iPhone can help you at all three stages of the job hunt. More

The best ways to use social media in your job search
Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Whether you are just thinking about making a job change, looking for your first job after college, or find yourself unexpectedly amongst the unemployed, you will find that having a social media job search strategy will greatly increase the number of opportunities that you will become aware of. However, for many job seekers using social media in their job search is uncharted territory and because your on-line presence is so public, it is critical that you make sure you are using it effectively and appropriately. More


Advanced Laboratories Ltd.
Advance Laboratories Ltd., incorporated in 1987 and is situated in Chezzetcook, Nova Scotia. We mainly manufacture specialty chemicals for industrial and institutional users in Atlantic Canada. MORE
Nexen Inc.
Vibrant and dynamic, Nexen Inc. is a global energy leader with an exciting future. Our suite of assets is unique. Our growth strategies are value-focused. Our commitment to ethics, integrity and sustainable business practices is unwavering. MORE


Top 5 interview mistakes millennials make
Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In today's job market, older workers have a definitive edge over younger workers. According to a new survey by recruiting firm Adecco, hiring managers are three times more likely to hire a worker that is 50 years old or older than hire a millennial. The recruiters seemed most concerned with millennials' long-term commitment, professionalism and reliability. They also said millennial workers need major improvement in their interview skills. More

8 tips for job interviews
Galway Advertiser    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Think and talk through beforehand what you'd like to say, but avoid any temptation to learn answers off by rote. Rehearsed answers will lack passion and authenticity, and create a new pressure for you on the day as you try to remember what you've learned. Trust that your natural flow will click in and serve you much better than learning off your answers. More

How a rock-solid résumé strengthens your job search
US News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In today's job search, a résumé is foundational to the entire portfolio. Without a well-forged foundation, your entire communications strategy could crack and sink. The reason behind so many job-search flops and missteps is lack of a messaging infrastructure. So how do you set about constructing this easily navigable transportation network for your career influence conversation? More

5 reasons your résumé is killing you
Business 2 Community    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In today's economy, employers are receiving hundreds or even thousands of résumés every single day. One hiring manager for a Fortune 500 company told me that he recently received over 12,000 résumés for one position! Hiring managers will not take the time to determine why you should be hired. It's your job to present your résumé in a concise, logical manner that makes it abundantly clear how you can help a specific employer solve their unique problems. More

Being online can help nail a job
Gatton Star    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In a tough economy, a presence online could be the difference between getting a job and being ruled out. Done right, an online presence was an important tool for networking for potential jobseekers and a useful tool for employers to understand someone's talent and experience. The top reasons employers rejected candidates after screening them on social media included lying about qualifications, inappropriate photos and comments, derogatory remarks about previous employers, sharing of confidential employer information, discriminatory comments and abuse of drugs or alcohol. More

4 essential questions to ask at the end of a job interview
San Francisco Chronicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
"I am always surprised how some interviewees tend to trail off towards the end of an interview instead of finishing strong and leaving a lasting impression," says Zachary Rose, CEO and founder of Green Education Services, a green jobs training firm in New York City. Whether you're a senior preparing for campus recruiting or a recent graduate still hunting for a job, here are the top questions experts recommend asking at the end of a job interview to leave a great final impression on hiring managers and establish yourself as a top candidate. More

How to stand out in an interview
Life Hacker    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
You've just landed a job interview for a position you really want. Congratulations! Now, you know you only get one chance to impress, but how exactly do you do that? Given all of the conflicting advice out there and the changing rules of getting a job, it's no wonder that job seekers are confused about how to best prepare for and perform in an interview. More
 
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