So, after 10 weeks and 5 days of unemployment, I finally got a job offer.
One thing people assume about the unemployed is that every day is the same to them. Weekday, weekend, it makes no difference. After ten weeks, I can assure you, that’s not the case.
The humanities get a bad rap.
Long-term readers will be aware that I am not good at summer.
Today, I will mostly be ranting about the use of graduate earnings to evaluate how good a course/university is.
It seems that people have a lot of pre-existing ideas about what someone with a PhD is, does, and wants, when we’re actually a pretty diverse lot.
I’m almost at the end of week five of jobsearching.
Academic Twitter is abuzz about an article from The Guardian that suggests 'serious academics' don't do social media.
Ever since I decided I probably wasn’t going to stay in academia, I’ve been aware that some people will think I’ve ‘failed’ or 'wasted my talents'
It’s two weeks today since I submitted my thesis.