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Editor's Buzz - Dec 18/08

Support In Tough Times - For Minerals, Metals & Materials Society members whose careers may have been affected by the economic recession, new resources were introduced today to offer practical and moral support.

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The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society’s Job and Financial Security Resource Center offers resources that can help professionals search for employment, develop qualities beyond the technical competencies that are valued by employers and learn how to obtain employment rights and legal protections. The Financial Security section of the resource center marries three economic topics—long-term, short-term, and immediate financial actions. TMS members can gain access to information ranging from planning for life events to personal finance and contingency planning.

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Does your lab offer services such as these? Or are you a member of a professional society that does? If so, please share details. If not, do you think this kind of program would be beneficial? How so?

Kind regards,

Pam Ahlberg
Lab Manager Magazine