Fire Proofing Your Career: Stop Commoditizing Yourself

Fire Proofing Your Career: Stop Commoditizing Yourself

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The job market is not as steady as it used to be. Join Dr. Brian Fahie to discover how to fireproof your career to ensure that it  can handle the ups and downs. Learn how to prepare for change, find out where the jobs are and how to market yourself as an attractive candidate.  This event will be broadcast live from the ACS National Meeting in Indianapolis.


What You Will Learn

  • Weathering career transitions by adding value to yourself
  • Finding the alternate doors to get hired
  • How to tell stories to illustrate your skills and abilities


Webinar Details

Date: Monday, September 9, 2013

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm ET

Fee: Free

Join us in Hall F if you are attending the ACS National Meeting


Meet Your Experts

Brian Fahie, Ph.D. is currently the External Strategy and Capabilities Leader for Analytical Sciences at Eli Lilly and Company.  Dr. Fahie’s career path has included leadership roles as a scientist, entry level management and senior management roles with global responsibility. Dr. Fahie is well respected for building world class organizations, differentiating between strategic capabilities and needed capacity.  A proven leader at creating environments where his staff can excel, Dr. Fahie is a prolific speaker on career development and advancement. Dr. Fahie is the recipient of two of Eli Lilly’s most prestigious leadership awards; The Chairman’s Ovation Award for Leadership and the Lilly Research Laboratories Presidents Diversity Award.


Dr. David Harwell is the Assistant Director for Career Management and Development at ACS. In his job, he works with chemical professionals throughout their careers. He is a chemist by training and a career counselor by profession. Before joining the staff of ACS Dave was a faculty member at the University of Hawaii focusing on silicon nanoparticles and supramolecular structures.


ACS Webinars® would like to thank ACS Careers for co-producing this event.


The Fine Print

ACS Webinars® does not endorse any products or services. The views expressed in this presentation are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the American Chemical Society.




6 Responses to “Fire Proofing Your Career: Stop Commoditizing Yourself”

  1. Drazen Ostovic says:

    Will receive any information how to log on to this presentation? I have received nothing so far, and usually you send an instantaneous e-mail with the log-on link.
    Thank you,

  2. admin says:


    Thank you for your interest in ACS Webinars! You are correct that you did not receive an automatic email for this special event because we are using a different platform to broadcast it. You will receive an email on Sunday and Monday on how to access the broadcast. See you then!

    Erik Holderman
    Co-Producer, ACS Webinars®

  3. Rong says:

    Our system blocks my access to the webinar. I doubt I have time to get the approval before the seminar ends. So the only way is to watch a recorded seminar.

    Best regards


  4. Eric says:

    I registered for this webinar but never received a log-on link. Is it reviewable from an archive?


  5. admin says:

    Dear Eric – I am sorry to hear that you missed the Fire Proofing webinar. In about a week, please return to the website to view the recording.

    Tonight at 8PM, ACS Webinars will broadcast again live from Indy for The Chemistry of Cars and Speed. Please go to the website to watch:

  6. admin says:

    Dear Rong – The “Fire Proofing Your Career” webinar was recorded and will be posted in about a week. Please go to You Tube or view from our website at Admin

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