"The Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Gulf Coast Section enhances technical knowledge among our members through local events, promotes camaraderie and networking in our industry, educates and serves the community, and provides scholarships to students entering the oil and gas industry."
The SPE Members in Transition Seminar Series is designed to include a selection of topics of interest to SPE members who are transitioning in between jobs during the current industry downturn or who are looking for new career opportunities.
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(Events will be held at Houston Technology Center (HTC) 10AM-3PM)
Seminar #12 - TBA
May 17, 2016:SPE-GCS PF&C Study Group –Tracy Leroy, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP and Sarah M. Valenti, Litigation Associate, Sidley Austin LLP - “Ethical Considerations When Changing Employers” - Come learn about ethical considerations applicable to employees who are changing employers, including common employment contract terms, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, confidentiality issues, and common law obligations employees owe employers under Texas law.
SPE Ideas Launch Pad - We’re soliciting new ideas in our SPE Ideas Launch Pad (ILP) initiative in partnership with the Houston Technology Center (HTC)
Galinsky, Adam. "When to Make the First Offer Negotiations" Harvard Business School, 2004
Harvard Law School Staff. "Making the First Move" Harvard Law School, 2009.
Kandlec, Dan. "Why Now Is the Right Time for Older Workers to Job Hunt" Time, 2 Mar. 2015.
Brandon, Emily. "Jobs That Welcome Older Workers" Yahoo!, 14 Sept. 2015.
Brandon, Emily. "The 8 Best Questions to Ask a Job Interviewer" US News and World Report, 10 Sept. 2014.
Cuddy, Amy. "Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are" Amy Cuddy:. TED Talk, 1 June 2012.
Haden, Jeff. "What Interviewers Really Think During Job Interviews" Linked In, 24 Feb. 2015.
Tucker, Thom, Cheryl Desforges, Robert Pledger, Susan Nash, and Bryan Flynn. "Unemployed? Get Started as a Self- Employed Geoscientist" Houston Geological Society, 25 Jan. 2016.
Nash, Susan S., Bryan Flynn, and Thom Tucker. "Free, Low-Cost, and Open Access Data and Software for Petroleum Exploration and Production" Houston Geological Society, 27 Jan. 2016.
Hogg, John R. "The Downturn and Young Professionals" AAPG, 1 Mar. 2016.
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