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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
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
August 4, 2008
The Second Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum attracted more than 800 delegates, a big increase on the 450 delegates who attended the first meeting...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Second-Annual-GPCA-Forum-Highlights-Regions-Growing-Influence-in-World-Chemical-Markets_11320.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
April 22, 2008
Talent shortages loom in both Europe and North America but most firms are not paying enough attention to the issue, experts say. Such firms will likely begin to feel the effect of that...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Talent-Management-Skilled-Worker-Demand-Outweighs-Supply_11246.html
March 4, 2008
Procter & Gamble (P&G) is seeking to collaborate with companies from all industries worldwide, including chemical firms, to help boost innovation, Jeffrey LeRoy...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/P-and-G-Aims-to-Boost-Collaboration-with-Industries_10680.html
October 1, 2007
The diversity of multinationals' workforces is an important resource that should be used to greater advantage, Rob Routs, executive director/downstream at Royal Dutch Shell, said in the keynote address opening the 41st EPCA annual meeting in Berlin today....
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/EPCA-2007-Embracing-Diversity_8059.html
July 27, 2007
The shortage of carpenters, electricians, pipe fitters and other “craft” workers who keep plants running is a particular problem in the U.S. Gulf Coast region, where...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Bridging-the-Gulf_6132.html
July 26, 2007
It used to be that hiring chemists, engineers, mechanics, office personnel, and other staff to work at a chemical company had a lot to do with offering a competitive salary and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Talent-Management_6131.html
July 26, 2007
Several industry firms are reaching out to students of all ages and their teachers with initiatives aimed at boosting math and science skills. BASF, Honeywell, Lyondell Chemical, and...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Fine-Tuning-the-Echo-Boom_6133.html
July 25, 2007
Dow Chemical says it will offer a “modernized” retirement plan to all new U.S. hires starting January 1, 2008 “to attract and retain next-generation employees.”...
http://www.chemweek.com/people_and_business/talent_management/Dow-Changes-Retirement-Program-for-New-Hires_6944.html
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