EAS is committed to your professional development, as well as the enhancement of knowledge. Our workshops include topics to help develop your professional skills, as well as to hone other skills critical for career success. These workshops will provide insight into the best techniques for presenting your background and relevant experience using both social media and traditional resume formats. Skills such as these are essential today, and EAS is the place to begin or continue developing them. Workshops are FREE to all attendees with a Full Conferee, Expo Only or Student registration.
Monday, November 18, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Preparing for an Uncertain Tomorrow: Innovation Principles for Professional Development
Robert Meyer, Merck & Co.
With ever changing technologies, what should individuals be doing today to prepare professionally for an uncertain tomorrow? In this workshop, you will learn 12 innovation principles to prepare you for this uncertainty. Innovation principles are the behaviors we should practice to enhance our competitive advantage. Discover how diversity, inclusion, collaboration, empathy for customers, and intelligent risk taking are essential for creating an innovative culture. Learn how successes and failures can be equally valuable to high performing organizations. Motivating examples of successfully applied innovation principles will be highlighted. Additionally, a list of references for further study will be provided.
Tuesday, November 19, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
The Importance of an Impressive Social Profile, Whether You are Looking for
Your Next Career Move or Not
Suzanne M. Stingo, SMS Social Media Strategies
Whether you are looking for your next career move or looking to connect with more business counter-parts, LinkedIn is where your profile needs to shine! This workshop will help you get your profile be the BEST version of YOU it can be! Be an “All Star” on LinkedIn and learn how to use the platform in all stages of your career!
Wednesday, November 20, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Effective Communication Skills for Professionals in Chemistry
Donald Truss, Executive Recruiter
Learn This Valuable Perspective of The Interview Decision Making Process
Join us as Executive Recruiter Donald Truss guides us through the mysterious world of the interview decision making process. Come and learn the secrets to making the interviewer comfortable and capable of understanding you. Learn how the proper use of patience and timing will increase the probability of receiving an offer of employment. During this interactive session, we will discuss how to understand what the interviewer is feeling during the interview, and how you can guide his or her feelings in a way that improves communication. Don’t miss this opportunity to get an insiders view of the effective processes involved between interviewer and interviewee. Come with an open mind and be prepared to be surprised! Don’t miss this event where you can expand your network, make new friends, share knowledge with your peers, and hear highly relevant and beneficial insights and perspectives from an expert in the employment marketplace.
We hope you will be able to attend one or more of these career enhancing workshops! Registration opens in early July; discounted Full Conferee registration fees are available until Oct. 15th.