BRIGHTENing Your Career Outlook – Webinar 2 in the Employing Lx Series

BRIGHTEN stands for Business, Research, Innovation, Government, Healthcare Communications, Technology, Education, and Non-profits. This acronym has been derived from the three dozen stories I have collected (so far) for Employing Linguistics. It’s designed to expand thinking about the worlds of work that need linguists and illuminate some broad themes: change, range and fluidity. Special Guests: […]

Words and Actions podcast

Our conversation pairs quite nicely with my recent post about resumes as a conversation (note that in the UK, the term “CV” has a different – read: broader – linguistic scope, such that what they are talking about when they talk about “CV” is more aligned with what we would call a “resume” in the US). […]

job: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion specialist – Jopwell Jopwell is a career advancement platform helping Black, Latinx, and Native American students and professionals connect with meaningful job opportunities. Jopwell partners with companies of all sizes and across all industries. We work with the world’s leading employers, including, Facebook, Google, Amazon, J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Peloton, Pinterest, WeWork, Spotify, the PGA […]

Resumes are a Response

You linguists know what I’m talking about – they are a pair part. Remember adjacency pairs? From conversations I have been having lately (including among the post-Ac community), I have been hearing a lot about “turning one’s CV into a resume.” And “turning” strikes me not only as the wrong conceptual frame, but also as […]

jobs at Appen

Appen is seeking candidates in different countries and languages for work-from-home opportunities in the following languages: Opportunities range from simple surveys that can be completed in less than one hour to on-going projects that last for months or longer. We look for a variety of skill sets, from those who use social media regularly […]