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Employment Trends in the Chemical Enterprise: Past, Present, and Future

Activity by Tanya Fogg   |   added on Feb 16, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

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Restructuring, and unemployment are now the headline news to watch. The national unemployment rate has been leveled at around 10% since 2009. Will it stay? Hear from ACS and Bureau of Labor Statistics analysts as they describe recent trends and provide projections about the future.

ACS Webinars™ presents Employment Trends in the Chemical Enterprise: Past, Present, and Future, Thursday, February 24, 2011 – 2-3 p.m. ET.    How has employment in the chemical enterprise fared since the Great Recession began? Layoffs, restructuring, and unemployment are now the headline news  to watch. The national unemployment rate has been leveled around 10% since 2009. Will it stay and what should we expect for the future? Hear from ACS and Bureau of Labor Statistics analysts as they describe recent trends in unemployment and provide projections about the future of employment in the chemical enterprise.

What You Will Learn  (www.acswebinars.org/employment2011 )

·         How ACS calculates unemployment – who is counted

·         Recent unemployment trends among ACS survey respondents

·         How BLS calculates occupational projections – the national trends

·         Finding the bright spot – educated workforce and projected growth sectors in chemistry

 

Visit www.acswebinars.org to learn about other webinar topics.


Topic: acs, chemistry, webinar, unemployment, employment trends, layoff, careers, restructure, bls Audience: chemists, scientists, graduate, unemployed, layed-off
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