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Learn more about and register for these upcoming events!
  • April 21-25: Western Region Meeting
  • April 28-29: Washington Fly-In
  • June 8-10: Central Region Meeting
  • Aug. 11-14: ChemEdge 2015
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    Meet Us in St. Louis – ChemEdge 2015 Registration Now Open
    We're in the first weeks of spring, and ChemEdge 2015 is already shaping up to be the premier chemical distribution industry educational and trade show event of the year. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to head to St. Louis on Aug. 11-14 to network with industry leaders and peers and gain access to education, experts and resources that will help you stay compliant on critical operational, regulatory, and safety issues. Registration is now open; click here to secure your spot!
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    New Blog Post: A Minute with Jeanette Glose Partlow
    In this week's blog post, NACD Board Member and President of Maryland Chemical Company Jeanette Glose Partlow discusses her experiences at NACD's Annual Washington Fly-In. As a long-time attendee of this valuable event, Jeanette highlights why it's so important to come to the Fly-In and provides advice for first-time attendees and others interested in participating in NACD's advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill.
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    Learn Best Practices in Interviewing and Hiring at the Central Region Meeting
    Need advice on how to make better hiring decisions? The 2015 Central Region Meeting on June 8-10 in Itasca, Illinois, will feature a special workshop by Green Peak Partners' Dr. Becky Winkler. Winkler's high-impact workshop on hiring best practices will include a crash course on the importance of hiring and the best way to make better hires. In this interactive session, attendees will learn how to use tools such as scorecards, a 45-minute candidate screening interview and reference checks with teeth to make better hiring decisions. Register now!
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    Recommended Browsers When Accessing the NACD Website
    It has been brought to our attention that some members have trouble accessing our website with certain browsers, particularly Internet Explorer. When accessing the NACD website, NACD recommends using the Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers. If you use Internet Explorer, please be sure you are using the latest version.
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    PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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    Southern Region Meeting Presentations Now Posted
    The presentations from the 2015 Southern Region Meeting are now posted on the Southern Region webpage. Highlights include Becky Winkler's workshop on interviewing and hiring best practices and a presentation on business automation best practices from Datacor's Sean O'Donnell. View and download now!
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    Member Resource: Crisis Communication Plan
    Now more than ever, maintaining an updated crisis communication plan for your company is a smart business decision. In an effort to assist members, NACD has updated and released the member resource How to Develop a Crisis Communication Plan. Be prepared and stay two steps ahead of a crisis by clicking here to download.
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    CHEMICAL EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (CEF)


    Save the Date! We're Celebrating Chemistry At Work!
    Mark your calendars for June 22 — CEF will be celebrating chemistry careers at the 11th annual National You Be The Chemist Challenge®, and we want to you join us! You'll be in for a treat, as 36 bright, motivated students compete in a high-stakes question-and-answer competition for college scholarships and other coveted prizes. After the competition concludes, all attendees are invited to a celebration dinner, to applaud students' efforts, demonstrate industry support for youth science education, and of course, enjoy the festivities. The Challenge will be held once again at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia and will feature a "Chemistry At Work" theme to celebrate the chemists of tomorrow!

    To find out more about attending the National Challenge and register for the event, visit our website or contact us at 703-527-6223.

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    State You Be The Chemist Challenge® Competitions Heat Up
    Students in 19 states (Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin) will compete at their state-level You Be The Chemist Challenge® competitions during the next two weeks. As top finishers from Local Challenge contests vie for the title of State Champion, the competition will be fierce! The winner of each State Challenge will advance to the National Challenge in Philadelphia on June 22.

    States that have already selected students to move on to the National Challenge include Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Utah and West Virginia!

    You can find out more about attending the National Challenge at the CEF website.

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      PRODUCT SHOWCASES
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    GENERAL BUSINESS INTEREST


    7 Tips for Managing Your Schedule Like a Pro
    Entrepreneur
    Alex Iskold writes: "Something Lou Gerstner, former CEO of IBM, once said has stuck in my head: 'Never let anyone own your schedule.' It's simple and obvious, yet genius. Over the years, whenever I didn't follow this advice, I was stressed and unproductive. Gradually I learned that planning and following a routine makes a huge difference in how I feel and what I get done. Here are some of the things that help me manage my schedule that you may find helpful."
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    Millennials Crave Financial Stability, Career Development
    Employee Benefit News
    Millennials are one of the fastest-growing segments of the workforce – this year, millennials are projected to surpass the baby boomer generation as the nation's largest living generation, according to Census Bureau statistics. And while they're often portrayed as job-hopping, entitled employees, millennials are, in fact, very hard-working, says Jay Titus, senior director, academic services for EdAssist, a provider of tuition assistance programs for employers. "They are willing to work for their advancement, as long as they feel their employer is invested in them in the right way," he says.
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    Harnessing the Power of People Analytics
    Human Resource Executive Online
    People analytics now helps HR organizations make data-driven decisions that once used to be made based on intuition. Wharton professors Cade Massey and Adam Grant discuss why a data-driven approach to managing people at work is gaining traction at forward-thinking organizations.
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    6 Ways to Stretch Your Small Business Budget
    Staples Business Hub
    Sometimes it seems like you never run out of things to buy for your business. From the tiniest paper clip to the biggest digital display, there's always something on the shopping list. You don't want to do without, of course, but you also need to make every penny count.
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