Ask yourself a simple question — Do you know the structure or any of the physical properties of the analyte(s) from your most recent analysis? If the answer is yes — award yourself a self-congratulatory point. If no — why on earth not?
You may have an excellent educational background, and perhaps some very good experience, too. But are you prepared to get—and keep—your next job in analytical chemistry? This collection of short articles from LCGC’s digital magazine, The Column, offers essential advice for separation scientists who aspire to get a new job and succeed once there.