Talking Career Inclusion “Let’s make a plan to connect!”

I have found myself taking a lot lately about this tweet from Lauren Collister at the LSA conference earlier this month: I’m really struck by how “we’ll miss you” while likely well-intended, functions so clearly as performatively othering when given in response to career news. It unambiguously places the addressee outside. And just as simply, …

Networking, intergenerationally

During a recent professional development workshop that I facilitated with Katie Nelson called Career Exploration and Education: An Ethnographic and Narrative Approach, we received one of the best questions from a recent graduate. Realizing that to get better at networking, she was going to need to get better at talking to people from different generations, …

Planet Word Museum opening May 2020!

According to this article in the Washingtonian magazine the Planet Word Museum will welcome visitors starting on May 31, 2020! If you don’t live in the Washington, DC area, find a way to get there next summer!!! Exhibits will include interactive sound installations (as pictured above), as well as other playful, interactive, and uniquely designed experiences …

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 …