I’ve made a huge mistake (in my professional life) Eighteen months ago I quit my full-time job to follow my dreams and launch a startup. At the time, my boss offered my same job but part-time (2 days per week, or 40%).
I recently interviewed for a position with a fast-growing startup in food tech. The position checked all my boxes, and because I didn’t make it past the interview stage, the following may be some sour grapes 🍇.
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In written language there are rules to explain away most uncertainties. When there are no explicit rules, there is context. But without a rule and without context, what are we to do?
This article was originally published in Physics World September 2013, copyright IOP Publishing, reproduced here with permission.
I became a first-time father around the same time my postdoc contract ended.