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October 27, 2009
Openness in talking about weaknesses and shortcomings, as well as the reality of business is key in managing human resources in a time of crisis, says Zhengrong Liu, svp/human...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Communication-Key-in-HR-Management-in-Crisis_22357.html
October 14, 2009
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kaust) and Dow Chemical have announced plans to establish the Dow Middle East R&D Center at the university's adjacent research...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Dow-to-Open-Mideast-R-and-D-Center-at-Saudi-University_21730.html
September 10, 2009
Society of Chemical Manufactures and Affiliates (Socma; Washington, DC) president Joe Acker will retire by the end of this year, the group announced today. Acker, who had previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Joe-Acker-to-Retire-From-Socma_21308.html
July 29, 2009
Pierre Brondeau, CEO of Dow's Advanced Materials segment, is retiring and will be replaced by Jerome Peribere, currently CEO of Dow AgroSciences, the company says. Antonio Galindez...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Dow-Segments-See-Leadership-Changes_20474.html
May 5, 2009
A number of leading chemical companies are making cuts in marketing capabilities, an industry source told CW. Such cuts are generally in line with industry-wide reductions, and company...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Manufacturers-Slash-Marketing-Budgets-But-Specifics-Vary_18701.html
April 15, 2009
The chemical industry has lost 32,700 jobs, or about 3.8% of its workforce, since the start of the recession in December 2007, says Kevin Swift, senior economist at ACC. However, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Update-U-S-Industrys-Unemployment-Rate-Rises-But-Remains-Below-Manufacturing-Sector-Trend_18272.html
April 14, 2009
DuPont initiated unpaid leave on April 13, asking thousands of salaried workers worldwide to voluntarily take at least two weeks off, according to the Wilmington News-Journal, which...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/DuPont-Asks-Some-Salaried-Staff-to-Take-Unpaid-Leave_18273.html
April 3, 2009
The economic turmoil has brought about a dramatic shift in senior management’s business challenges as cutting and managing costs, frequently with huge layoffs, have become top...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Talent-Management-Big-Pool-Big-Burden_18027.html
April 3, 2009
The National Science Foundation (NSF; Washington) should receive stable and predictable levels of funding “for the continued health and vitality of the nation’s research...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Science-Organizations-Urge-Continuation-of-NSF-Funding_18062.html
February 23, 2009
Capturing the Potential of Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology (CLIB; Duesseldorf), a biotech innovation network featuring 60 member companies, is drawing industry interest by...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/German-Biotech-Network-Offers-New-Model-for-Innovation_17207.html
February 19, 2009
The dearth of graduate chemists joining the chemicals industry in Europe as researchers is now “recognized” at the highest level as a threat to the industry, says Gernot...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Shortage-of-Graduate-Chemists-Threatens-Innovation-in-EU_17096.html
January 9, 2009
Workforce planning presents an effective strategy for global manufacturing businesses to improve their talent management methods, according to a survey by consulting firm Deloitte...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Survey-Workforce-Planning-Integral-for-Proper-Talent-Management_16327.html
December 5, 2008
George Washington University (GW; Washington) says it will establish the GW Institute for Nanotechnology, which will draw on expertise from multidisciplines, including chemistry and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/George-Washington-University-Sets-Up-Nanotech-Institute_15778.html
November 20, 2008
Chemical firms are finding it ever more difficult to attract and retain the workers that they need, according to speakers on CW’s November 18 webcast “Talent Management...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Pressure-Mounts-on-Industry-to-Find-and-Retain-Talent_15448.html
September 12, 2008
It took about 20 minutes and 18 questions in the final round of this year’s national You Be the Chemist Challenge before Christopher Pillay, an 8th grader from Elk Grove Village...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Parents-Help-to-Fuel-the-Science-Chasers_14196.html
September 12, 2008
None of the 12 students from across the U.S. who took part in this year’s You Be the Chemist Challenge is afraid of tackling science. Just to sit on stage at the challenge, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Science-Literacy_14195.html
September 8, 2008
Many have hailed the Beijing Olympics a success with its eye-catching, sophisticated stadiums and spectacular opening and closing ceremonies. The Olympics showcased modern China to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Going-Global_14046.html
June 18, 2008
Christopher Pillay, an eighth grader from Elk Grove Village, IL, beat out 11 other middle-school students last week to win the 2008 You Be the Chemist (YBTC) Challenge, a national...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Illinois-8th-Grader-Wins-Chemical-Industry-Competition_12526.html
May 20, 2008
The huge opportunities for the chemical industry in India were the main theme of the first annual joint Chemical Week/Indian Chemical Council (ICC; Mumbai) conference held recently in...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Indias-Chemical-Sector-Goes-Global_12007.html
May 6, 2008
Rhodia (Paris) is in the final stages of a recovery program—a strict regime of portfolio rationalization, profitability enhancement, and refinancing—that rescued the company from financial meltdown....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Rhodia-Re-Energized-and-Ready-for-the-Next-Phase_11765.html
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