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Innovation in Improving Performance

Archived Webinar
Apr 17, 2013
This webinar focuses on ideas for improving the performance of individuals who work in industrial settings.

Fall 2014 Virtual Career Fair – Jobseekers

November 5, 2014
Visit online booths and chat live with leading process industry and other employers such as BASF, Cambridge Major Labs, Honeywell, Koch Glitsch, Marathon Petroleum, and SABIC.

Six Sigma for Chemical Engineers

Archived Webinar
Jul 8, 2009
This short introduction to the basics of Six Sigma highlights the most important features of this methodology and summarize the major variants in use...

Patent Fundamentals for Engineers

Archived Webinar
May 6, 2009
Ever wonder what a patent looks like, what rights are conveyed by a patent, or how your actions can bar any right to obtain patent protection for...

Retirement Planning for Young Engineers

Archived Webinar
Mar 25, 2009
Retirement may sound like a world away from where you are now, but there are some important steps that you should be taking to make your retirement...

Staying Career Fit in Turbulent Times

Archived Webinar
Mar 18, 2009
In focusing on our engineering or management responsibilities it is easy to forget about managing our own careers. This session will address career...

Rebuilding Your Wealth

Archived Webinar
Feb 25, 2009
2008 was a difficult investing environment. With so much wealth lost during 2008, Larry N. Grogan takes a look at the challenge of rebuilding and...

Career Strategies for Young Professionals

Archived Webinar
Dec 10, 2008
Gone are the days when you will work for the same company for your entire career. It now falls to you to forge your own path! What can you do early...

Job Hunting Strategies

Archived Webinar
Sep 10, 2008
Searching for a job can be frustrating and time consuming. Finding the ideal job depends on your situation, geographical preferences, personality,...

How to Find Your Inner Inventor

Archived Webinar
Jul 16, 2008
Learn about your “Inner Inventor”, and find ways to recognize, tune in, and enliven your creative genius. Discover how, when you are working at your...

How to Write Reports for Management

Archived Webinar
Jun 11, 2008
Your project is finished and you are ready to draft your report. Your mind is full of topics to cover and details to include. As you start the...

Ethics and Excellence in Engineering (Part 2)

Archived Webinar
May 7, 2008
Beyond the basic technical competencies of our discipline, what are our priorities as engineers? This seminar–repeated by popular demand–explores...

Networking: A Lifetime Exercise

Archived Webinar
Dec 10, 2007
Networking is defined as a supportive system of sharing information and services among individuals and groups having a common interest.” This...

Advancing from the Cubicle

Archived Webinar
Oct 9, 2007
Learn how you can advance from the cubicle to executive through communication, positive perception, and embracing diversity and change. You will be...

CEP: YPOV - Engineering Your Job Change through Networking

January
2015
YPOV
Sarah Ewing
In the current job market, people rarely stay employed with the same company that hired them after college for their entire career. If you want to take control of your career and make a job change that is consistent with your professional and personal goals, allow enough time to weigh the pros and cons instead of making the decision on a whim. The most critical step in this process is not updating your resumé, but making sure that the new position will be a good fit and not just a quick fix. I like to think of changing jobs as a process with four key steps: recognizing that it is time to move on, deciding where you want to go, determining what you need to get there, and then networking your way in.

Ethics — Examining Your Engineering Responsibility

February
2015
Career Catalyst
Deborah Grubbe
Engineering ethics frequently has nothing to do with technology and everything to do with communication, thought and decision-making patterns, and conflicts around time and money.

Dow Solutionists in School

by ChEnected Guest
The Dow Solutionists in School program was created to spark innovation in students. Check out what Dow is doing to fuel interest in chemistry and the sciences.
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Spring Meeting YP Mixer

by ChEnected Guest
Thank you to all the Young Professionals (YP) who attended this year’s Spring Meeting Mixer. We had a great turnout of sixty YPs that are eager to get “Chenected” with the...
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Turn Our Hindsight into Your Foresight

by Cynthia Mascone
Getting your first job is just the start. Even with the best chemical engineering education under your belt, every job will present new challenges. Following is some great advice...
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