Navigating a career pivot – 5 ideas

I’ve been hearing from lots of folks lately who are navigating career transitions, so I thought I would share five ideas for engaging transition along with a process for continuing the “orienteering” process as you move forward.  I’ll post one idea each week to parallel the five weeks of Career Camp, which is kicking off …

young professional researchers – apply for this grant to attend QRCA

The Young Professional Grant (YPG) celebrates the next great generation of young quallies! This program was created in 2014 to help advance young qualitative researchers’ careers via access to networking and educational sessions at the QRCA’s Annual Conference. Since 2014, we have awarded 68 ambitious qualitative researchers that are making a difference in the world …

Book review – Outliers

Now that I have finally gotten around to reading Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers, I see why people have been telling me for years that I should read the thing! The book examines story structure, interrogating our ingrained ways of telling and hearing stories about success (and also failure). The big message: what we take to be …

Stay on track professionally over the summer…

…with the support and accountability of the CL Mighty Network! Membership is only $15 a month and you can try it out free for a week at any time! Read more about the Mighty Network (including what others are saying about the benefits of membership) here. Why not start by trying out a work session …

Career Linguist (CL) Network

Announcing the launch of the Career Linguist (CL) Network: A community for career linguists to encourage and learn from one another; to support career development; and to stay inspired about the field of study that connects us! The CL network opens to the public on Feb 1st! About the platform The Mighty Networks platform enables …

A Critical Introduction to the Critical Languages

This post is written by guest blogger Patrick Goodridge a linguist, language teacher, and writer based in Philadelphia, PA. Read more about Patrick below or on the Career Linguist guest bloggers page where you can also learn about being a guest blogger for Career Linguist yourself!! According to the US government, some languages are more …