Building a successful career in the sciences depends on more than good technical knowledge and research skills. Communication and interpersonal skills, as well as personal traits, are often decisive factors in the level of advancement and satisfaction that can be achieved. Career Management for Chemists provides ample, common-sense guidance on the key topics such as resumes and CVs, staying driven and current, personal skills and traits networking, teamwork and leadership, speaking and listening, writing research papers, behavior and rewards. Evolved and expanded from Fetzer’s popular column „Building Professional Careers in Chemistry,“ which runs monthly in the journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, the practical coverage reflects not only his long professional experience but also his insight that, especially in today’s changing workplace, expectations and strategies for career management require constant reevaluation.
Career Management for Chemists – A Guide to Success in a Chemistry Career. By John Fetzer. 2004. XI, 266 p. 30 illus. Hardcover. 29.95 EUR