Pue is 2: Lisa

“… Looking back I think that we have received the best response to posts when we have dealt about these issues and how they affect us, or about how they affect the community at large. Young academics are often afraid to admit that they struggle with certain parts of their research or career because to do so might just be advertising to a prospective employer that you are not perfect. We are taught to loudly proclaim just how good we are and to project a false sense of confidence (in doing this though surely we make it more difficult for ourselves?) Posts about careers, the difficulty with publishing and getting a job always get a really positive response …” (more)

[Lisa Marie Griffith, Pue’s Occurrences, 13 June]

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