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September 10, 2020
 
 
 
In today’s Seeking Sustainability feature, Merck acknowledges that the pharmaceutical industry has ample opportunity to reduce the waste associated with manufacturing drugs. The company explains what is behind this opportunity, and Merck’s plan to manufacture new therapies “while protecting and preserving the communities, in which we live and work.”

Dee Strand, formerly with Dow and Wildcat Discovery Technologies, explains how an internship with Chevron helped her visualize working in industry, whether she would start her career over with a large or a small company, the approach she took as she pondered relocating to pursue a new opportunity, and the two-edged sword of a strong work ethic.

Our Career Consultants provide several options for explaining the gaps that might appear on your resume, and Frankie Wood-Black tells us how slips, trips and falls are connected to our perception of the frequency and severity of an event. 
 
John C. Katz
Executive Editor
 
 
 
Merck acknowledges that the pharmaceutical industry has ample opportunity to reduce the waste associated with manufacturing drugs. The company explains what is behind this opportunity, and Merck’s plan to manufacture new therapies “while protecting and preserving the communities, in which we live and work.” Go to article
Kevin Campos
Associate Vice President
Head of Small Molecule Process R&D
Merck
 
 
Dee Strand
CSO
Wildcat Discovery Technologies
Dee Strand, formerly with Dow and Wildcat Discovery Technologies, explains how an internship with Chevron helped her visualize working in industry, whether she would start her career over with a large or small company, and the two-edged sword of a strong work ethic. 
 
 
Read the explanation to why slips, trips, and falls are a perfect example of the “safety iceberg.” Go to article
Frankie Wood-Black
Safety Expert
 
 
Read tips from ACS Career Consultants on the best way to address a gap in your resume. Go to article
 
 
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