No stress in academia?

Professor ranked as one of the least stressful jobs. Inside Higher Ed has a report on an annual work survey which again names Professor as a low-stress job. This year’s report ranks university professor the No. 4 least-stressful job, behind audiologist, hair stylist and jeweler. Seamstress/tailor, dietician, medical records technician, librarian, multimedia artist and drill press … Continue reading No stress in academia?

Title inflation

Too many chiefs The Economist carries an interesting piece on the runaway inflation of job titles: KIM JONG IL, the North Korean dictator, is not normally a trendsetter. But in one area he is clearly leading the pack: job-title inflation. Mr Kim has 1,200 official titles, including, roughly translated, guardian deity of the planet, ever-victorious … Continue reading Title inflation