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5/10/2013We will start momentarily at 2pm ETDownload the presentation and slides ONE WEEK after the tipsContact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org1Have Questions?Use the Questions Box!Or tweet using #acswebinarsDownload the presentation and slides ONE WEEK after the tipsContact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org21

5/10/2013ONE WORDTO DESCRIBE ACS WEBINARS THANK YOU FOR THE ntertainingContact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org3If you enjoy ACS Webinars every Thursday please support the program!www.join.acs.orgFind the many benefits of ACS membership!42

5/10/2013Q: “Hungry for a brain snack?”A:onTM“Feeling short on time? ACS Webinets are 2minute segments that bring you valuablesnippets from some of our most popular fulllength ACS Webinars TM ”TMSee all of our ACS Webinets on YouTube athttp://bit.ly/acswebinets5Upcoming ACS Webinars www.acswebinars.orgThursday, May 9, 2013Sous Vide Cooking ChemistryDr. Douglas Baldwin, AuthorDr. Sara Risch, Director of R&D and QA for Popz EuropeThursday, May 16, 20132013 Chemical Entrepreneurship SeriesBusiness Model Analysis:How will your company make money?Ms. Barbara Bry, COO of Blackbird VenturesMr. Neil Senturia, CEO of Blackbird VenturesContact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org63

5/10/2013ACS WEBINARS May 2, 2013Insider NetworkingTips and Tricks for ScientistsDr. David HarwellACS CareersDr. Dennis GuthrieThe Dow ChemicalCompanyDownload the presentation and slides ONE WEEK after tips7C&EN, April 22, 2013, pg. 4784

5/10/2013Unemployment Rates for ACSChemists and New GraduatesNew Chemistry GraduatesACS MembersAmerican Chemical Society9Why Spend Time Networking? Build your professional reputation Find mentors and champions Make contacts with headhunters, searchconsultants and recruiters Gain general information about possible careersectors Learn about current or upcoming job openingsHidden jobsPosted jobs– Posted or advertised jobs– “Hidden” jobs Find colleagues who may need your helpAmerican Chemical Society105

5/10/2013Networking: Where to Start ACS national meetings: attend session topics ofinterest and engage presenters and other attendees Local section meetings: contact people near you On campus: establish contacts through professors,career office, alumni association At work: establish contacts across the organization Other organizations: attend events and volunteer foractivities that interest youAmerican Chemical Society11Networking: Some Tips Set an objective of meeting at least two new peopleper event you attend. Engage people in a conversation about themselves,not about you. Print and exchange business cards (order yours online or at a big-box office supply store). Ask for a follow-up contact (a “networkingconversation”).American Chemical Society126

5/10/2013Types of Questions to Ask Ask about them Ask about their research Ask about where they work Ask about their work responsibilities andcompany cultureAmerican Chemical Society13Poll Question # 1What is your current network size? 1-50 people51-500 500I only network with grandma.American Chemical Society147

5/10/2013The Dow Chemical CompanyKeys to NetworkingD.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.15The Dow Chemical CompanyFirst things first:“I CAN Network” First – you already have networks!!! Family members, friends, neighbors,co-workers, colleagues, former jobs, highschool, college, grad school, church, thegym, social media, your neighborhood, etc. So don’t think or say – I can’t networkD.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.168

5/10/2013The Dow Chemical CompanyYou now need to decide: How can I leverage my networks? How can I expand my networks? What new networks would be helpful?D.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.17The Dow Chemical CompanyHow to “think” about a network: A good network should be like a friendship If you only “take” it will not be very good It’s best when both parties benefitD.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.189

5/10/2013The Dow Chemical CompanyDevelop a networking plan (TODAY): How can you meet people – build your network? Conferences, seminars, organizations What will you do? This week This month Review your actions in the 1st Qtr. For most technical people You need to push yourself out of your comfort zone!D.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.19The Dow Chemical CompanyPoll Question #2What is your current view of networking? I don’t know howScared to deathLike to know moreI’m a born networker!D.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.2010

5/10/2013ACS WEBINARS May 2, 2013Insider NetworkingTips and Tricks for ScientistsDr. David HarwellACS CareersDr. Dennis GuthrieThe Dow ChemicalCompanyDownload the presentation and slides ONE WEEK after tips21The Dow Chemical CompanyFinal Tips – looking for a job? Know yourself Can you describe yourself and your strengthsin 3 minutes or less? Can you describe your most significant accomplishmentin the last 6 - 12 months in 2 minutes or less? Can you describe the type of job you are lookingfor in 1 minute or less?D.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.2211

5/10/2013The Dow Chemical CompanyAlways Be Prepared Always have a business card with you. Always ask others for a business card. Always have your resume with you and ask ifyou can send them an electronic copy.D.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.23The Dow Chemical CompanyAlways Remember: People like to help other people People like to talk about themselves and give advice These days most people know what it’s like to be unemployedand looking for a jobD.H. Guthrie, Ph.D.2412

5/10/2013ACS WEBINARS May 2, 2013Insider NetworkingTips and Tricks for ScientistsDr. David HarwellACS CareersDr. Dennis GuthrieThe Dow ChemicalCompanyDownload the presentation and slides ONE WEEK after tips25Stay Connected www.facebook.com/acswebinarsACS Network (search for group /acswebinarsLinkedIn (search group for acswebinars)Contact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org2613

5/10/2013Upcoming ACS Webinars www.acswebinars.orgThursday, May 9, 2013Sous Vide Cooking ChemistryDr. Douglas Baldwin, AuthorDr. Sara Risch, Director of R&D and QA for Popz EuropeThursday, May 16, 20132013 Chemical Entrepreneurship SeriesBusiness Model Analysis:How will your company make money?Ms. Barbara Bry, COO of Blackbird VenturesMr. Neil Senturia, CEO of Blackbird VenturesContact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org27If you enjoyed this ACS Webinar today please support the program!www.join.acs.orgFind the many benefits of ACS membership!2814

5/10/2013ACS Webinars does not endorse anyproducts or services. The views expressed inthis presentation are those of the presenterand do not necessarily reflect the views orpolicies of the American Chemical Society.Contact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org29Upcoming ACS Webinars www.acswebinars.orgThursday, May 9, 2013Sous Vide Cooking ChemistryDr. Douglas Baldwin, AuthorDr. Sara Risch, Director of R&D and QA for Popz EuropeThursday, May 16, 20132013 Chemical Entrepreneurship SeriesBusiness Model Analysis:How will your company make money?Ms. Barbara Bry, COO of Blackbird VenturesMr. Neil Senturia, CEO of Blackbird VenturesContact ACS Webinars at acswebinars@acs.org3015

May 02, 2013 · Networking: Some Tips Set an objective of meeting at least two new people per event you attend. Engage people in a conversation about themselves, not about you. Print and exchange business cards (order yours on-line or at a big-box office supply store). Ask for a follow-up c