By creating a system to keep your home and office organized, you simplify your life and reduce stress. Find tips here to declutter and keep things organized.
All it takes is one misinterpreted email or one sour text to derail a project. Keep an eye on clear and respectful communications to make your job easier.
Video calls are here to stay, so mastering them is a must-have skill to keep yourself competitive and effective. Check out tips here.
If you groaned at the thought of a meeting on Zoom, Skype, or a similar video call app, then read on because there's hope for a return to productivity and sanity with these tips for online meetings.
Working from home takes some figuring out, but here are a few tips from other AIChE members that will help you leapfrog some of the common pitfalls.
After 20 years of working from home, I've noticed that faulty communication is often the culprit when something goes wrong. Reassess your communication strengths and weaknesses to make working from home easier.
One chemical engineer asks for your tips on working from home; another wants to know how other teachers are dealing with COVID-19's effects. Check out these discussions and more.
Have a question that requires another chemical engineer's perspective and experience? Or want to share your knowledge? Check out Engage.
As the workplace has evolved to open workspaces, proper office etiquette is more important than ever. How do you rate among your coworkers?
Attendees at the 2018 Spring Meeting and GCPS gained insight into the belief systems and learned stereotypes that influence their actions and decisions when interacting with other people.
Everyone knows that person that just gets on their nerves, but a few tips can help you smooth things out and keep you productive at work or school.
This fall we're featuring some of our top posts of all time. This great Excel series, which starts with the post below, is a perennial favorite. Check it out If you've not yet had the pleasure.
Texting, calling, checking the time in a meeting—which is acceptable, and under what circumstances? See how your cell phone etiquette measures up against the average business person.
If you're just starting out as a working chemical engineer, consider a rotational program to gain maximum exposure and experience.
Lisa Bodell’s new book, Kill the Company, offers an entertaining and contrarian view to shake up the status quo and bring about change and innovation.
Our biannual survey looked at retirement benefits and health care insurance for chemical engineers. How does your experience measure up to that of other chemical engineers?
Read how one chemical engineer applies the same goal-setting from marathon training to her daily work life.
Hear Sarah Widder, a research engineer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), talk about her experiences in the profession and in the workplace.
Through our work as chemical engineers, we have the potential to make significant positive impacts on sustainability. There’s also much we can do as individuals. Read on for thoughts on reducing your carbon footprint at work.
Long a standard of office life, the cubicle is evolving and even disappearing in some companies. Following are some thoughts on the state of the workplace. Join in and share your thoughts about how and where you're most productive.
Chemical engineers collaborate to brainstorm new product ideas, solve technical problems, manage projects, and more. I'm writing a series of articles for Chemical Engineering Progress magazine on the online tools that ChemEs are using to collaborate. Share what tools you use!
To be a good networker, you've got to first deal with the Credibility Threshold. In other words, to discuss the business you are both there to discuss, you have to first (a) indicate how experienced you are, and (b) show that you understand the industry.
Do you drink coffee in the morning to help jump start your day? Do you enjoy the smell of coffee, maybe too much? Is your first born named Folgers? If you answered “yes” to at least 2 of these questions you’re like most Americans.