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November 29, 2017

Fall Meeting Career Center Workshop: First Impressions Count!

As the geoscience community grows ever more global, we are aware of the skill needed in navigating the diversity of our research community. This year at Fall Meeting the Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee is hosting a practical workshop on introductions and opening conversations. Participants are provided with strategies for forging respectful professional relationships. The workshop will be held on at the AGU 2017 Fall Meeting on Monday, December 11th at …

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November 28, 2017

Your Tuesday Top 5: How to Promote (and be a part of) Wellness 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.  On the Job will be publishing these tips in a new weekly segment, Tuesday Top 5. Wellness isn’t just about health; wellness extends to all aspects of life. Healthy organizations are comprised of employees who are invested, engaged, and feel good …

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November 22, 2017

Fall Meeting Career Center Workshops: What next?!! Keeping motivation and an optimistic outlook

You are invited to attend a workshop at Fall Meeting on maintaining your cool while navigating your academic career Stress levels are quite high in graduate students and are not just related to their current research. The uncertainty of a future beyond graduate studies can be uncomfortable. This workshop brings a panel of people with experience with different career tracks in academia together that can address some of the questions …

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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 …

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November 15, 2017

Guardian of the Gate: Conquering your fear of online job applications

Applying for jobs online can feel like throwing your resume into a black hole. You find a job that sounds interesting, enter your information, then wait.  And wait.  And wait.  Most of the time, you never hear anything.  Occasionally, you get an automatic “Thanks, but no thanks” email.   But every so often you get a preliminary inquiry, to verify your background and interest, which leads to an interview, and eventually …

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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 …

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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 …

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Fall Meeting workshop on successful partnerships between academia, industry and government

Calling all scientists interested in building successful interdisciplinary partnerships and students curious about non-academic career paths! The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee is hosting a workshop entitled, “Forging successful partnerships between academia, industry, and government: the student’s guide to gaining experience in the non-academic realm.” This workshop will be held at the AGU 2017 Fall Meeting on Tuesday, December 12th in the AGU Career Workshop Room, room …

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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 …

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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 …

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