Women, work and advancement: what’s wrong with this picture?

Women, career¬†advancement and success In 2008, I started a PhD. A year later I quit, but that’s not what this post is about. This post is about women and work, and what I see happening again and again in workplaces where these young*, educated women work. Where young, educated women overwork in the hope they […]

My ten favourite purchases 2.0

This is the second part of My ten favourite purchases, which I started writing waaaaaaay back in the beginning of July. 6. My degrees In 1989, when I was 26, I left full-time employment and enrolled in an Arts degree at The University of Adelaide. Coincidentally, 1989 was when the Australian (Labor) Government decided (in […]

My dissatisfaction with work

I went to university at age 26 because I thought having tertiary qualifications would mean that I would have better career opportunities. After all, that’s what all the rhetoric said, right? Before that I was worked in banks and took temp jobs to pay the bills. So I graduated from university, clutching my trusty Arts […]