Laura Pelcher, a member of the Linguists Outside Academia community, has organized another resume workshop for our community! We did one of these a few years ago and it was a tremendous success. Great participation, and folks expressed that they learned a great deal both by giving and receiving feedback!
To get in on the fun, head on over to Linguists Outside Academia and find the discussion thread (for reference, I have reposted her introduction below)
My name is Laura Pelcher. A quick intro to me: I hold BA in Linguistics, MA in Forensic Linguistics and currently work in criminal justice reform at a nonprofit in Brooklyn. I joined this group about 6 months ago and saw that there had been a resume/CV workshop at an earlier point. My interest was sparked and I sought to revive it. I pulled together some of the previous materials created by Anna Marie Trestler and Dave Sayer, added a few new ones and Anna Marie was kind enough to contribute new materials from her amazing work over at careerlinguist
A more detailed introduction to the workshop can be found in the google drive folder, found here
. The diversity of education, work experience and career goals found in LOA is a great resource we can all tap into. There is no cookie cutter mold that we will fit into; therefore this workshop will be shaped by those who wish to participate. It will be a moving collaborative experience of support and insight into what our resumes and CVs are saying about us. Take a look through the folder, sign up on the spreadsheet and message me with any questions! The time requirement will be kept manageable, with groups of no more than three.