Tag Archives: career

The end of the road for a career?

By | February 28, 2016

A few days ago, Trish Tatman published a piece in Medium entitled “Be kind; say no”. Her argument was that it’s a lot better to be rejected outright than to be strung along. I found this quite relevant to the issue of career choices and persisting in pursuing obviously failing strategies – specifically, the question of how long… Read More »

Transfering ideas and skills (Part 2)

By | January 23, 2013

At one point in the CHE discussion on transferability of ideas across courses, a participant noted that students graduating from their program often expressed concern as to whether all they had taken added up to anything useful in the Real World. As conditions out there become increasingly difficult particularly for new graduates, this is a completely legitimate concern,… Read More »