Monthly Archives: August 2012

Teaching is a Job

This is a difficult post for me to write, which is why I have been stalling for days and days. The first thing I must say is that everyone is right. Djuna is right: I’m just a bit confused about … Continue reading

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Is Adjuncting Better Than Temping While Looking For A Real Job?

This week I am temping again at The Skyscraper Office. It’s not that they like me; it’s that I’m the temp they know. This is the place where every person who steps off the elevator and sees the view for … Continue reading

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What Working For An Hourly Wage Has Wrought

Before I was a glamorous temp, I was an adjunct or worked some academic “fellowship”-type jobs. I signed up for direct deposit and every couple of weeks some money would show up in my bank account and it was enough … Continue reading

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