Land the Job
Job hunting can be exciting and intimidating at the same time. The right tools can help you prepare effectively.
Take Advantage of Career Consulting
Are you looking for your first job, creating a new résumé, or looking to improve your interview skills? The ACS Career Consultant Program offers free, personalized consulting to ACS members. We can help you succeed as you begin your career and through every stage thereafter.
Know Who You Are: Assess Your Interests and Skills
Doing a personal assessment of your skills, interests, and values will help you find a career that's right for you. You will gain an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses you bring to a job and specific jobs that are a good match for your skillset.
Know the Market
If you're interested in finding a job in a chemistry field, it's important to understand job market trends in your areas of interest, including employment projections, wages and your worth in the job market, and the overall industry outlook.
Ace the Interview
Most of us dread job interviews. They make us feel uneasy and anxious. Preparing for an interview can give you the confidence and competitive advantage it takes to stand out as a competent and trustworthy professional.
Writing & Public Speaking
Most jobs require good oral and written communication skills because you will be constantly interacting with those around you, such as co-workers, managers, clients, and customers. Now is the time to focus on developing and improving your communication skills as they will be essential to your future career success.
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