Industry Matters Newsletter Archive

The ACS Industry Matters member newsletter features information, insights, and advice to help you thrive in a dynamic, challenging, and exciting working world. By popular demand, the ACS Industry Matters newsletter moved to a weekly format in October.  You can now expect the same great, member only content, plus several exciting new columns, including features on innovation, safety, industry job postings and more, weekly every Thursday.  

Boss Talk

Insights and advice from a senior executive in the chemical industry

What I Learned

Observations and reflections from chemists with decades of experience working in industry

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    H. N. Cheng

    Dec. 5 - H.N. Cheng, Research Chemist, USDA Southern Regional Research Center compares working as an industry chemist vs. working as a chemist in government and more

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    Mark Frishberg

    Nov. 14 - Mark Frishberg, VP Business Development, JenKem Technology compares working for a big company vs. a small one and more

Spotlight on Early Career Chemist

Get to know an early career industrial chemist

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    Rachel Harris

    Nov. 14 - Rachel Harris of PPG discusses the development of anticorrosion coatings for new magnesium alloys

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    Joe Landolina

    Oct. 24 - Joe Landolina's youthful curiosity has provided a new way to staunch bleeding in animals -- and may soon be available for humans, too

On the Safe Side

Commentaries on workplace safety culture 

Career Corner

ACS Career Consultants and other experts answer questions about advancing your career in industry

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    Career Corner Dec. 5

    "What do I do when I am moved to a job I don’t want because it’s seen as a 'development opportunity'?"

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    Career Corner Nov. 14

    "How do I make the switch from employee to manager without seeming bossy to my former peers?"

Innovation Zone

The latest in the startup and investor community

Career Perspectives

In-depth advice on managing and advancing your career

LinkedIn Learning Course

What you most need to know from an industry-connected LinkedIn Learning course

Heroes of Chemistry

The inspiring stories of ACS Hero of Chemistry award recipients