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March 26, 2018

Phone Interviews 101: What to Know and How to Prepare

Editor’s note: we’ve gone over some basics for interviewing in Eos articles last year (Interviewing 101 and Interviewing 102) and our January webinar. Today, Erik Hankin does a deeper dive on phone interview tactics. Employers often use phone interviews to screen applicants and help narrow down the candidate pool. Phone interviews are also used to minimize expenses involved in interviewing out-of-town candidates. For remote positions, a phone interview may be …


September 1, 2017

AGU Career Center News: September Webinar, Paths Through Science, and VPS deadline

Hello, everyone!  The September AGU Career Center Newsletter, which normally goes out on the first Tuesday of the month, is getting pushed back to 12 September due to high traffic from the Ocean Sciences Meeting abstract deadline next Wednesday, 6 September (hint! hint!).  Since the newsletter will go out later, I wanted to share with you some latest happenings related to the AGU Career Center.  Enjoy and have a great …


May 10, 2017

Upcoming Webinars for the Week of 15 May

AGU will be hosting several webinars next week.  These are great opportunities to build your knowledge and prepare for your career path so plan ahead and register today.  You can view more upcoming webinars at the new 15 May, 2-3PM ET: SCIENCING SOCIAL MEDIA Are you a scientist who wants to learn the best way to start using social media for science? Or are you an experienced social media …


March 15, 2017

Interview Success: It’s Not You, It’s Them

For more career advice, register for the AGU Webinar this Thursday, 16 March, at 2PM ET: Understanding Your Brand: A Recruiter’s Perspective. It finally came!  After weeks and months of reading job ads, crafting the perfect resume, submitting applications, and then waiting, waiting, waiting…you got a call for an interview.  Hooray! After you take a moment to savor the success of making it to the next level, it’s time to start …


March 9, 2017

Join AGU Webinars on 16 March for “Understanding Your Brand: A Recruiter’s Perspective”

Join our webinar next week when Frank DeSafey and Erica Crumley of Sequence Staffing will share advice on how to sharpen up your job search by providing you with insights from the recruiter’s side of the table. Join us on 16 March, 2 PM ET, as we launch the new AGU Webinars program with the first in a monthly series of webinars aimed at career and professional development topics: Understanding …


December 2, 2016

Dressing for (Interview) Success

By David Harwell Earth and space scientists have a style all their own, and without getting judgmental, let’s just agree that it is not the right style for most interviews. It is important to wear the right clothing for the situation. For example, in the photo below, Dr. Mae Jemison looks great in orange; however, while a space suit is appropriate for a trip into space and broken-in blue jeans …