I trained as a forensic social worker 35 years ago, now I'm doing a degree
in archaeology. I wonder if that says something!
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From: "Rowan" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, May 04, 2003 2:14 PM
Subject: Re: Bamburgh, Training etc
> At 19:26 04/05/2003 +0100, David C wrote:
> >The fact is that we lose valuable people every year as they
> >grow out of the thrill of living in a tent in a field and realise they
> >better get a proper job.
> However we also need to bear in mind that the idea of following one career
> for life is no longer something we can take for granted so archaeology is
> far from unique in this respect. It's highly likely that some would leave
> the profession regardless of the level of pay simply because they would
> decide the time had come to do something else.
> Good people are also lost each year to accountancy because they decide
> incredibly boring and go off to open up potters workshops in
> volunteer for VSO, retrain as social workers, do archaeology degrees or