Career Perspectives

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    New Job or New Career?

    Jan. 23, 2020 - "How can I distinguish between needing a new job versus changing careers?"

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    Bill Carroll

    Jan. 9, 2020 - "I'm ready to climb the corporate ladder, but struggle with presenting data as well as some of my colleagues. What's the key to being a better presenter?"

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    Leaving your current job to start a new business

    Dec. 12 - Donald Truss, ACS Career Consultant, answers the question, "I think I'm ready to leave my current job and start my own business. What are the most important things to know as I prepare for this transition?"

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    Proving your Ph.D. makes you a marketable candidate for an industry position

    Nov. 21 - Paul Lobben, Scientist, Thermo Scientific answers the question, " A Ph.D. is usually seen as an advantage for an industry position, but sometimes recruiters see it as an over-qualification. In the instances where having a Ph.D. seems detrimental, how can I prove that it actually makes me more marketable?"

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    Making the most out of your post-doc in industry

    Nov. 7 - Joe Martino, ACS Career Consultant answers the question, "How do I make the most of my post-doc in industry?"

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    Getting left out of important meetings

    Oct. 24 - Lori Spangler, ACS Career Consultant answers the question, "I am routinely left out of meetings/discussions that influence my job and where I could have added valuable input. How can I approach this subject with my manager?"

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