Advertisement

You are browsing the archive for Workplace Advice Archives - On the Job.

November 21, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to Agree to Disagree

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. Did you know that healthy disagreement is essential for good teamwork? It’s true. At its core, constructive discussions need different opinions and perspectives. Encourage team …

Read More >>


November 14, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to Consistently Deliver Successful Projects

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. AGU continues to provide staff with tools to increase efficiency and productivity on the job. Last week, several staff took part in a project management …

Read More >>


November 7, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to Integrate Your Work Life with Your Personal Life

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. There are many articles, videos, talks, and other resources on the work-life balance topic. And, yet, there are no sure-fire solutions for how to achieve …

Read More >>


October 31, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to Be an Effective Team Member

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. Whether you are on a project team, senior staff team, or a sports team, here are some general guidelines to ensure successful outcomes for your …

Read More >>


October 24, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to Communicate Effectively in Emails

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. I don’t know about your email inbox, but mine is full. If I get fewer than 200 messages a day, I figure something is wrong …

Read More >>


October 17, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: Take Simple Steps to Reduce Your Energy Footprint

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. Looking ahead to our soon-to-be NetZero/sustainable AGU Headquarters, there are a few simple tweaks that we can start doing now to prepare for our new …

Read More >>


October 16, 2017

“Pure sunshine all day”: Fieldwork Inspiring Expanded Leadership for Diversity

“Pure sunshine all day…” On June 19, 1869 John Muir opened his journal entry with these four words, describing the conditions for him and the group he traveled with through the High Sierra. This summer, I conducted fieldwork in the same general area, and the conditions on June 19 were brutal. “Pure sunshine all day,” 100+ degree heat, no shade for miles in any direction. My reason for fieldwork, however, …

Read More >>


October 3, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to Gain Appreciation and Earn Respect

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. Whether at work or at home, everyone wants to be appreciated and respected. We may be outstanding performers and be neither appreciated nor respected. How …

Read More >>


September 26, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to be a better employee

Most of us know what we want in a boss—including attributes, skills, experience, values, and management style—but have you ever thought about what your boss wants in an employee? In general, we know what behaviors will prevent our boss from being upset with us: be on time, do the job to the best of your ability and, of course, don’t make waves or cause trouble.  There is a difference between avoiding …

Read More >>


September 12, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: Practice Respect by Being Positive and Avoiding Negativity in the Workplace

Every Tuesday, Patricia Yaya, AGU Vice President of Human Resources & Administrative Services, sends a message to the entire AGU staff featuring five short tips for getting by in the workplace.  Starting this week, On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. AGU is a forward-thinking organization. With the net zero building renovation project, we are navigating a lot of change all …

Read More >>