Industry Matters Newsletter Archive

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COVID-19 Special Reports    

Latest updates related to COVID-19

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The Best of ACS Industry Matters for Managers

Check out the best of ACS Industry Matters for chemical industry managers

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The Best of ACS Industry Matters for Women in Chemistry

Check out the best ACS Industry Matters all-original content geared toward women working in the chemical industry

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The Best of ACS Industry Matters for Early-Career Chemists

Check out the best ACS Industry Matters advice for advancing as an early-career chemist

ACS 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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    Michael J. Nuwer

    May 21, 2020 - Michael J. Nuwer on professional development tips, why to pursue a PhD, and why it's important to understand all aspects of the production process

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    Richard Cobb

    May 7, 2020 – Richard Cobb talks to us about how COVID-19 is impacting technicians and the ACS Rochester Sections, what ACS is and could be doing to support its members during the pandemic and more

Spotlight on Early Career Chemist

Get to know an early career industrial chemist

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    Ivona Sasimovich

    May 14, 2020 - Early career chemist Ivona Sasimovich takes us behind the scenes of the flavor industry

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    Manibarsha Goswami

    Apr. 2, 2020 - Meet the materials chemist facilitating the production of novel logic - and memory-chips

On the Safe Side

Commentaries on workplace safety culture 

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    May 21: Personal Emergency Plans

    What if the worst happens? Do you have a personal safety plan for you and your family? Safety Expert Frankie Wood-Black takes us through the steps to preparing for the worst at home

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    May 7: COVID-19

    Safety Expert Ken Fivizzani explains how to set a good example as a scientist during this pandemic, how "I don't know" is an acceptable answer to COVID-19 questions, and more

Career Corner

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

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

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    Improving Employee Performance

    May 21, 2020 - Writer, teacher author and speaker Don Phin teaches you how to effectively improve your workers' performance so they can succeed

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    Leading Globally

    May 14, 2020 - Instructors Anil Gupta and Haiyan Wang give us some tips on how to effectively integrate globalization into our companies

Heroes of Chemistry

The inspiring stories of ACS Hero of Chemistry award recipients