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"WORKING FLEXIBLY SHOULD NOT BE JUST FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE CARING RESPONSIBILITIES"

Ali Crockford reduced her working week to three days while she studied for her masters. Having graduated in April 2017, she’s in no rush to return to full-time employment.

23rd August 2017
I joined The Royal Society a few months before I applied for my masters at Birkbeck. My employers were advocates of self-improvement and receptive to me leaving on time a couple of nights each week to get to lectures. In my first year of study, I worked full-time and studied part-time, and it was a slog to keep up with work, study and having any kind of life. My initial hire was as a maternity...
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