Julie Solomon

Career Profile: Program Evaluation The Career Profiles in Linguistics section regularly highlights career paths taken by linguists. If you would like to recommend someone (including yourself) for a future profile, please contact Career Linguist. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Julie Solomon, Ph.D., the Founder and Principal of J. Solomon Consulting, LLC, a program […]

Ask an HR expert

SO GREAT to hear about the job search from the other side of the table!! Insights about crafting resumes, negotiating salary, translating academic experience, internships and more – very valuable!  One thing that I thought was particularly useful was to break down what we mean when we say something like “communication” on a resume.  There […]

What a great job for a linguist!

https://nielsen.taleo.net/careersection/3/jobdetail.ftl?job=1502358&lang=en#.VOVIjnKS_9U.twitter   Research Scientist – Behavioral Methods–1502358 DESCRIPTION   The Nielsen Company is the largest global measurement company in the world with unique measurement technologies, assets, and data that make it one of the most interesting and challenging places for a measurement or data scientist to work.  We focus on what consumers watch, listen to, […]

“Linguists In Industry” panel at the LSA

Our Annual Meeting panel on “Linguists In Industry”, featuring linguists from Google, Microsoft and other leading companies, has been posted online. LSA members (login required) can watch the panel at http://www.linguisticsociety.org/content/linguists-industry-full-video. The five linguists on the panel spoke about their work, gave advice to students pursuing careers in industry, and answered questions from the audience: […]

Linguist Nancy Frishberg’s work in user research profiled on dollars to donuts podcast

Nancy Frishberg is the manager of user research at Financial Engines. http://www.portigal.com/tag/dollars-to-donuts/ In this episode of the podcast dollars to donuts, Nancy discusses recruiting participants in an enterprise setting (where users are customers of your customers), finding the generative in the evaluative and how to think about collaborative workspace as entirely separate from reporting structure. […]

LinkedIn for Versatile PhDs!

I gave this workshop last week to the DC (and Boston) meet-up groups of Versatile PhD.  A good time (and lots of linking) was had by all!! About LinkedIn for Versatile PhD from Anna Trester LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network and is fast becoming one of the most important ways to connect with […]

Job posting: Associate Director of Research, HRC Global

I usually keep my posting of job announcements to LinkedIn & Twitter, but this one is just so good – and I really want a linguist at this organization!! Please apply, you career-oriented linguists  🙂 https://hrc-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=131&source=ONLINE&JobOwner=992436&company_id=16928&version=1&byBusinessUnit=NULL&bycountry=0&bystate=0&byRegion=NULL&bylocation=NULL&keywords=&byCat=&proximityCountry=&post Position Summary: The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s HRC Global program seeks an Associate Director for Research.  The Associate Director […]

Word of the Year 2014

This was the event happening opposite the Linguist Salon at the most recent joint meeting of the Linguistics Society of America and the American Dialect Society: Also, the profile in the NYT!!  🙂 http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/18/style/at-the-super-bowl-of-linguistics-may-the-best-word-win.html?_r=0 For those of you who were there (and I can see here from the tape that most of you were), thought […]