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The SPE Members in Transition Seminar Series is designed to include a selection of topics of interest to SPE members who are transitioning between jobs due to an industry downturn or who are looking for new career opportunities.
Seminars are generally held from 10AM-3PM.
See SPE-GCS Events calendar for upcoming seminars and other events.
SPE-GCS is proud to announce the addition of the SPE-GCS Veterans Program. The Veterans program is designed to help Veterans obtain a basic understanding of the Oil & Gas industry, provide assistance with resume building, interview preparation and creating direct connectivity to potential employers. The SPE-GCS Veterans Program is composed of military service officers and Oil & Gas professionals.
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.
The Members in Transition Committee has the following positions open:
Fill out the following form and the chair will be in touch with you about volunteering opportunities.
|Past Chair||C. Susan Howes|
|Program Coordinator||Vanessa Mills||PetroTech|
|Program Chair||G. Scott Myers||Career Fair Co-Chair|
|Program Coordinator||Marlette Dumas||Career Fair Co-Chair|
|Program Coordinator||Michael Denton||None|