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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.

Who Are You Designing For?

by Aurian Campbell
The life of the desk engineer is a strange one. You sit in the office and make decisions. You develop ideas and implement change where the biggest direct impact of your work is...
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Spring Meeting YP Programming: Preview

by ChEnected Guest
Young Professionals have a lot to look forward to at the 2012 Spring Meeting in Houston. Whether you are interested in technical topics or professional development, there will be...
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Why Not South Africa?

by June Wispelwey
Sometimes my job takes me to unexpected places. A few weeks ago, I flew to South Africa to attend the South African Conference for Chemical Engineers, give a talk on chemical...
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Strengthening Your Local Section

by Alessandra Carreon
For anyone interested in getting involved with his or her local section (LS), or for those currently leading or interested in leading a LS, the AIChE Local Sections Committee (LSC...
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Career Game-Changers

by Emily Fragenberg
Searching for a job? Check out these tips for improving networking skills, interviewing, and for building solid negotiation techniques.
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The Curse of Knowledge

by Stuart Krueger
If you're new to a position and need help understanding a concept, who do you ask? Do you ask a seasoned veteran, somebody who's seen it all, or do you ask a fellow green horn...
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Working in Other Cultures

by Robert Szczesniak
As someone who regularly works outside the US, the dynamics of how other cultures work interests me - both as a theoretical and practical exercise. This drew me to an AIChE...
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The Many Paths to Careers in Science

by Kent Harrington
If hearing true, personal stories about science (often both funny and touching) excites you, then The Story Collider's real-life monologues about the unexpected ways in which...
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2011 Annual Conference: Recap

by Elizabeth Guenther
The Young Professionals have a unique opportunity within AIChE to serve as an interface between the student groups and Professionals, Fellows and Professors. One of the objectives...
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Where Are All the Women?

by ChEnected Guest
Adina D. Sterling, assistant professor of strategy at Washington University Olin Business School, shares her own thoughts and experiences and invites your opinions on STEM gender...
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Who Makes the Team?

by Eldon Larsen
In the June issue of CEP Magazine -- arriving in postal mailboxes this week and online at www.aiche.org/cep/ -- CEP continues its Career Catalyst series with an article about...
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Become a Better Networker

by Loraine Kasprzak
For CEP’s October’s Career Corner “Career Success through Networking,” columnist Loraine Kasprzak, CMC, interviewed Kevin Shulman, president of Shulman Associates, an Iselin, NJ,...
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Degrees That Work: Plastics [Video]

by ChEnected Guest
Plastics touch every aspect of life. Without plastics, much of what we depend on daily at work and home would disappear. Despite its prevalence, the moldable material doesn't...
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Are We Ready for Power Play?

by Ramaswamy Ramaswamy
I was introduced to this topic an year ago and since then employing it as I find it very interesting and useful. Organizational Politics and Power Play are considered as dirty...
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Book Review: The Innovator's DNA

by Teresa Jurgens-Kowal
Clayton Christensen is perhaps most famous for identifying the concept of a disruptive innovation – a new technology that introduces new markets and new ways that people interact...
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Career Corner - Surviving an International Relocation

December
2014
Career Corner
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Loraine Kasprzak
As exciting as an international assignment may seem, relocating overseas is more complicated than getting your shots, passport, and airline tickets, packing a few boxes, and hopping on the next flight. A typical relocation involves almost 50...
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