Tag Archives: careers

What makes work worth respecting? A poetic ode

I’m due to present at a preconference next week at the International Communication Association’s 2014 annual conference that I’m really looking forward to, and not just for the usual reasons. The preconference is titled, “(Re)Defining and (Re)Negotiating the Meaning of Work, Success, Happiness, and Good Life,” and yes, there’s going to be an amazing list […]

Graduate Student Publishing: Collaborative Research

Given the increasing importance for both the academic job market and bagging research grants for collaborative research, it’s important to talk about team scholarship processes in some depth. Specifically:¬†when, why, how, and with whom should you collaborate with on a research project?

What are we missing about culture when we talk careers?

I’m presently reading scholarly material for a manuscript on career negotiations from a cultural perspective, and it strikes me that I’ve hardly found anything that considers culture outside the white collar, global “knowledge economy.” Of course, that is the main goal of this manuscript — to argue that, look, we’ve got all this great and […]

Graduate Student Publishing: Knowing Where to Submit

A version of this post appeared in the monthly newsletter of the International Communication Association, as the Student Board Member Column (March 2014). What should graduate students take into account, when selecting an outlet for their research? To me, 3 main aspects stand out: researching the characteristics of potential journal outlets, finding out more about […]