Tag: job search

Anna Marie Trester on her book, Employing Linguistics

Interview by Ilana Gershon https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/employing-linguistics-9781350137950/ Ilana Gershon: In writing a book about how linguists get jobs outside of the academy, what kind…

Book Review: Crunch Time: How Married Couples Confront Unemployment by Aliya Hamid Rao

In Crunch Time: How Married Couples Confront Unemployment, Aliya Hamid Rao offers a new addition to sociological research on unemployment, delving into the ways that gender beliefs unequally shape men…

What is a researcher? A personal manifesto

Thinking in terms of a business and design context, what is a researcher? There is no one path, no one exact job description, no one single approach or…

Cover letter definites and don’ts, plus 3 examples that landed me interviews

Even in the digital era of professional websites, portfolios, social media and networking, some companies still require a cover letter with job applications. Along with a resume and…

How I survived 4 job searches in 4 years

Since finishing grad school in 2011, I’ve been unemployed (or underemployed) and looking for a job on four separate occasions, including after graduating, moving, quitting, and my latest…