Thursday, February 21, 2013

College no longer guarantees success: I make more money bagging groceries than lecturing at a university. 'Menial' work doesn't deserve the stereotypes

The Guardian reports:
I have a graduate degree, and I work two part-time jobs. One is teaching writing at a university; the other working at a supermarket. People don't believe me when I tell them I make more money per hour bagging groceries than I do lecturing on literary techniques.