Wednesday, 12 June 2019

1935: Advice on Choosing a Career

THE STAR Johannesburg - 1935, September 19
Today, thousands of girls and boys are asking: "What shall I be? What shall I do?" It is certainly true that the first thing for a girl to do when considering a career is to form a just estimate of her own tastes and power.
In 1935 Mrs. Ray Strachey published 'CAREERS & OPENINGS FOR WOMEN' (Faber and Faber). Mrs. Strachey, a British Feminist Politician from London, had a wide experience of the market for women's work and the conditions therein. She has given a succinct survey of most of the jobs that are open for women and discusses them in detail, estimates the prospects they offer, explains how to prepare for them and, very important, how to find employment when trained.

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