Coming to the product party?
Has a friend ever approached you to host a get-together to help them sell plastic kitchen containers or perfumes? Maybe a colleague has surreptitiously left an Avon catalogue on your desk with a Post-It asking you to pass it on to the next cubicle …
Poor writing: on bogan hunting in the bookshop
Writing about growing up poor, especially on the internet, is like getting into a water balloon fight with an octopus – you launch your projectile out into the world and are immediately slapped in the face with a crap-tonne of slimy missiles in return.
YA Writer Meg Rosoff releases first adult novel Jonathan Unleashed
Boston-born author Meg Rosoff moved to London after attending Harvard University and proceeded to be fired from an impressive raft of advertising jobs (four at last count).
Adelaide’s top 10 blooming best garden cafes
What better way to enjoy Adelaide’s sunny weather than its most beautiful, botanic eateries? Rebecca Douglas takes a tour of 10 of the South Australian capital’s best garden cafes…
Female tertiary enrolments in IT peaked in 2002 and have been backpedalling ever since, now making up fewer than one in five enrolments from the previous rate of one in four.
It might be easy to dismiss this kerfuffle as an overblown bunfight between warring nerd factions in America, especially if you don’t work in the tech industry. However, the fight is reflective of wider issues affecting women everywhere.
The mental image of Joe Hockey in Marie Antoinette’s blonde ringlets proclaiming “Let them eat cake” might prompt consternation or an upset stomach, depending on your political persuasion.
Employers would hardly be falling over themselves to admit to private school bias, but if the Coalition’s shadow cabinet is anything to go by, the old school tie is still alive and well in Australia.