How Can Applied Anthropologists Find Employment with Lateral Job Hunting?
When posts pop up on my LinkedIn feed by UX (user experience) anthropologists stating they were laid off, my heart breaks. Announcements by anthropologists who have found, sustained, and suddenly lost jobs in UX and other industry domains are appearing frequently these days. The newly unemployed express a mix of emotions: surprise, disappointment, and resolve to move forward and land their next job. LinkedIn comments flowing after these updates range from solace and advice to outrage that an organization acting in self-interest would inflict harm on a highly qualified and dedicated employee. I understand the anger, although the vilification of [...]