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A Guide to Career Resilience

For Women and Under-Represented Groups

  • Provides practical solutions for the victims of bullying at work

  • Presents real-life examples from multiple people

  • Addresses practical tactics and ways to recover from authors with extensive personal experience with the issues

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Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Multi-decade Perspective

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 3-6
    3. Business Cycles

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 7-12
    4. Human Nature

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 13-15
  3. Career Resources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17
    2. Mentors

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 19-33
    3. Sponsors

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 35-40
    4. Role Models

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 41-44
  4. Career Challenges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45
    2. Bullying

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 47-54
    3. Sexual Predators in the Workplace

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 55-65
    4. Queen Bees

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 67-76
    5. Unconscious Bias

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 77-85
    6. Cross-Cultural Issues

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 87-94
  5. Keys to Success

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95
    2. Networking

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 97-106
    3. Resilience

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 107-114
    4. You Have More Alternatives Than You Think

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 115-119
    5. No Role Model, No Problem

      • Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello
      Pages 121-125

About this book

Mentors and sponsors are essential to career success, but these close relationships are not always free from trouble. This book shares advice and practical examples on how to survive and thrive throughout your career by differentiating between good and bad guidance you receive from mentors and sponsors. Real-life guidance is provided on how to manage troubled mentoring and sponsoring relationships at work.

Keywords

  • Career Development
  • Mentoring
  • Bullying
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Role Model

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dublin, USA

    Eve Sprunt

  • Houston, USA

    Maria Angela Capello

About the authors

Dr. Eve Sprunt was the 2006 SPE President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. In 2010, Eve received SPE’s highest recognition, Honorary Membership. She has 35 years of experience working for major oil companies, 21 years with Mobil and 14 years with Chevron. In 2013, Eve received the Achievement Award from the Society of Women Engineers. She was the 2018 President of the American Geosciences Institute. She was the Founder of the Society of Core Analysts in 1985. Her S.B. and S.M. degrees are from MIT (Earth and Planetary Sciences) and her Ph.D. (Geophysics) from Stanford, where she was the first woman to receive a Ph.D. in Geophysics. She has authored more than 120 editorial columns on industry trends, technology and workforce issues, 23 patents and 28 technical publications. She is the author of A Guide for Dual-Career Couples and Dearest Audrey, An Unlikely Love Story and co-author with Maria Angela Capello of Mentoring and Sponsoring:  Keys to Success. She speaks and consults on both energy issues and women’s issues. 

Maria Angela Capello, OSI, is Managing Director of Red Tree Consulting, her own consulting firm, specialized in sustainability. She is a renowned leader in the energy sector, expert in sustainability, corporate resilience, and diversity and inclusion. Maria Angela is raising the awareness about the pivotal role of geosciences in advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, leading the creation of the Geosciences Sustainable Development Atlas, an initiative endorsed by UNESCO. Maria Angela is a Cavaliere, a Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy, the highest civil honor conferred by the President of Italy on Italians abroad, an Honorary Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a Lifetime Member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and a member of the Board of the SEG Foundation. She has been a Distinguished Lecturer for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and also of the SEG and SPE. She is the author of two books: Learned in the Trenches – Insights on Leadership and Resilience, and Mentoring and Sponsoring Keys to Success, and has published more than 73 articles in peer reviewed journals. She is a physicist from the Universidad Simon Bolivar (Venezuela), M.Sc. in Geophysics of the Colorado School of Mines (USA) and is certified in Circular Economy and Sustainability by the University of Cambridge (UK).

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: A Guide to Career Resilience

  • Book Subtitle: For Women and Under-Represented Groups

  • Authors: Eve Sprunt, Maria Angela Capello

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05588-1

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Earth and Environmental Science, Earth and Environmental Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-05587-4

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-05588-1

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXII, 130

  • Number of Illustrations: 1 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Earth and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geography

Buying options

eBook USD 19.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-031-05588-1
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 29.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)