Book review: Designing Your Life

In their book, Designing Your Life, Bill Burnett and Dave Evans bring “design thinking” to the “wicked problems” of career and life design. Reading the book, I was struck by the parallels between design thinking as defined and explored here and the ways that linguists approach problems, and specifically, how we approach bringing linguistics to […]

Top pages and posts from 2018

It’s that time of year again!! With 2018 drawing to a close, as is our tradition here at Career Linguist, we are taking some time to “look back to look forward,” making some time and space to reflect on this past year and think about what should come next. Without further ado, here are the […]

Call for Applications: 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS PRIZE COMPETITION Call for Applications: 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Application Deadline: November 01, 2018, 3:00 p.m. ET PURPOSE: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Culture of Health Prize (the Prize) recognizes communities that have come together around a commitment to health, opportunity, and equity through collaboration and inclusion, especially with historically marginalized […]

Book Review: What Color is Your Parachute 2018

Every year, a new edition of What Color is Your Parachute? is published, and every summer, I re-read the book and am inspired an reinvigorated anew.  Additionally, something different jumps out at me every time I make my way through. This year it is  “The Remedy” section, the solutions presented to job-hunters in facing the […]