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  • Psychometric testing in interviews

    Psychometric Testing in Interviews

    • May 2, 2016

    Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    Negotiating the Best Starting Salary

    • May 1, 2016

    Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.

  • What Should I Do With My Life? Strategic Steps to Identify Career Paths and Position Yourself for Success

    • Apr 25, 2016
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Learn how to explore different ideas you have for yourself and your career by identifying, creating and seizing opportunities. This webinar will discuss what you can do today to plan for the future AND enjoy the present.

  • Jeremy Inglis

    • Apr 22, 2016

    Read about geochronologist and U.S. Operations Engineer at IsotopX, Jeremy Inglis.

  • career paths

    AGI's Workforce Infographic

    • Apr 22, 2016

    For those gearing up to enter the workforce, established professionals and everyone in between: AGI's useful Infographic shows how expansive geoscience employment can be!

  • Creating rapport in an interview

    Creating Rapport in an Interview

    • Apr 1, 2016

    Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    How Good is Your CV?

    • Mar 17, 2016

    Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.

  • Creating an alluring covering letter

    Creating an Alluring Covering Letter

    • Mar 3, 2016

    The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.

  • Bruce Schaefer

    • Jan 21, 2016

    Read about isotopic geochemist Dr. Bruce Schaefer.

  • Carlos Dengo

    • Jan 4, 2016

    Read about petroleum geoscientist Dr. Carlos Dengo.

  • Planning ahead can help you optimize the time you

    Tackling the Poster Hall

    • Dec 5, 2015
    • Kelsey Watson

    Here are some tips for going to a poster session, from knowing where to start to connecting with presenters—even if they're nowhere to be seen.

  • Poster Presentation Success: How to Design, Prepare and Present a Winning Poster

    • Nov 12, 2015
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Watch this webinar and learn how to make your poster a platform to display your research and create future opportunities.

  • Martha Savage

    • Oct 12, 2015

    Read about Professor at the Victoria University of Wellington and 2015 AGU Fellow Martha Savage.

  • News and advice

    Marketing Your Value

    • Sep 22, 2015

    Marketing yourself and your value is how you land jobs and advance in your profession.

  • Postdoc Career Advancement: Marketing Your Value

    • Sep 15, 2015
    • Alaina G. Levine

    In this webinar, we will delve into the strategies postdocs can utilize to brand in a way that constituents and potential employers want to learn more and help you land your dream job!

  • Benjamin Preston

    • Aug 19, 2015

    Read about Deputy Director of the Climate Change Institute and Senior Research Scientist Benjamin Preston.

  • Holly Gilbert

    • Aug 6, 2015

    Read about Deputy Division Director of the Heliophysics Science Division at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Holly Gilbert.

  • Carley Crann

    • Jun 19, 2015

    Read about radiocarbon sample prep technician Carley Crann.

  • Robert Marquis

    • Jun 19, 2015

    Read about mining institute president and CEO Robert Marquis.

  • News and advice

    Before You Lead: 6 Core Principles When Managing a Research Group

    • May 26, 2015
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Managing a team is both a very challenging and very rewarding endeavor. It takes time and physical, mental, and capital resources to effectively manage and lead a team to triumph. It requires both a holistic attitude and a detail orientation, and it takes exceptional communication and strategic planning skills on your part to ensure your team is meeting (and hopefully exceeding) your expectations.