Career

The Transparent Door

This week on my social media one of my connections posted up a copy of an email they had received from a recruitment consultant about a job they applied for. The email was feedback on their CV from the client. The CV was “impressive” and ideal for the role, but also that the customer was
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A Woman, Just Like Me

I always knew that starting work again after my sabbatical (yes, I wasn’t really retired) would be a defining moment for my gender. I was privileged to be able to take so much time away from the pressures and stresses of work to sort myself out, ok, OK transition. So starting back at work would
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Straight, White, Male Privilege : Revoked

For 42 years of my life I’ve had straight, white male privilege. Last year I concluded that as much as I enjoyed the privileges it came with – I would be happier, more content, and I could be as equally as successful without it. My relation with my gender identity has been interesting. But it
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I Am Not Nervous, Am I?

So after a bit of a career break it is time to start to look for a new job, in a new city. Not a major challenge – I am a confident, well-spoken person with great experience. I had an interview last week for a great job, in a fantastic organisation. I was prepared, I
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