Career Camp Winter 2020

Career Camp is five weeks of focused activities, reflection, and structured feedback on the language used in career interactions. Weekly activities bring a linguistic lens to the stories which comprise professional navigation. You will leave with a resume that blows their SOQs off, cover letters that speak to why THEY need you, and pocket examples […]

Goings-on on the Mighty

(download the CL Mighty Network flyer) Join the CL Mighty Network for free for a month at any time! Want to take a tour? Attend a Mighty Network Open House on 1pm Friday Nov 1st. Upcoming events on the Mighty include: Co-Working sessionsWork with us on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8am-10am PDT / 11am – […]

Career Camp Reunion

With the close of the 2019 fall edition of Career Camp, it’s reunion time again!! Welcome to anyone who has participated in Career Camp over the years!  Pop in, say hi, let us know what you have been up to these days and come and hear what everyone else is doing! Bring your “asks” Friday, […]

Linguistics Misunderstood

I often talk about how we linguists expect misunderstanding, and I think this is especially true when it comes to what we can expect people to know about our field. When we can approach the question “what’s linguistics?” as an opportunity to explain, the result can be something wonderful – as this excellent blog post […]

Being more effective at work

Face-to-face conversations are vital for providing strong leadership, working in teams, and managing workplace conflicts. But navigating critical conversations effectively is a skill that must be learned and developed through practice and experience. Join us on Saturday, September 28th for a fun and interactive workshop at Stanford Continuing Studies https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/courses/professional-and-personal-development/effective-workplace-conversations-a-skill-building-workshop/20191_WSP-371 In this workshop, we will […]

Career Camp is starting in Sept

Career Camp is five weeks of focused activities and structured feedback on the stories used in career interactions. Weekly activities focus on bringing a linguistic lens to the stories which comprise the texts and interactions surrounding the job search so that you have a resume that blows their SOQs off, cover letters that speak to […]

job: Trust & Community Manager @ Next Door (San Francisco)

Product Manager, Trust & Community Note “curiosity for sociology, anthropology, and psychology and deep empathy for our community” Careers Nextdoor empowers neighbors to build stronger communities. We bring neighbors, businesses, and other community members closer together across the globe. The team is looking for a Product Manager to lead Community Health who is passionate about […]