“You can be anything you want to be.” That was the sugar-coated, media-thrown grenade lobbed my way from my snot-nosed childhood through my university years. It didn’t take long to realise how wrong that inspirational phrase really was.
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It is becoming increasingly clear that we are at a tipping point with our education systems and job market. Our education systems are producing more grads but our professions are not hiring them. Instead, graduates are left desperately searching any form of work. This can result in getting a part-time job at a coffee shop or restaurant and struggling to make ends meet. This desperate … Continue reading One piece of the job(less) puzzle
I used to work for a soulless financial services company. It was one of those places that will give you an advance on your pay and charge you high interest. Constantly I had to respond to criticisms from friends and strangers. A friend even offered to give me money to keep my low-end retail job instead of working at the payday loan store. Yet for … Continue reading My Best Worst Job