Would You…?: A Quiz About Careers


A quiz. Join in with your answers please! The format is yes/no and please add a short sentence explaining why.

  • …apply for a job at a place where you heard the bosses were sexist? [Me – No! Can’t imagine that]
  • …apply for a cleaning job to get rid of your debt? [Me – Yes. And it needs to get going quicktime!]
  • …write speculative job applications? [Me – Yes, I did one yesterday. Anything for a job]
  • …work in a male dominated office? [Me – yes, provided there was no sense of anyone being sexist]
  • …work in the same position for more than 2 years? [Me – this depends. If I had paid off all my debt by the 2 year mark, I would probably leave to do my own thing]
  • …approach your boss for a promotion? [Me – yes, if I felt like I deserved it]
  • …consider starting your own business? [Me – 100%. This is my dream]
  • …apply for a job solely based on its’ high wages? [Me – No. If I was going to be unhappy, I would probably leave asap]
  • …consider changing your career if you were unhappy? [Me – Without a shadow of a doubt – yes]
  • …approach a workplace bully who was attacking (verbal/emotional) your colleague? [Me – I would like to think I would and I am sure that I would so, yes I would approach them]
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2 thoughts on “Would You…?: A Quiz About Careers

  1. * …apply for a job at a place where you heard the bosses were sexist? [Yes, I would do my job to the best of my ability and make sure it was a better job than my male colleagues ]
    * …apply for a cleaning job to get rid of your debt? [Yes. defiantly, it’s honest work ]
    * …write speculative job applications? [sure if I really needed a job I would]
    * …work in a male dominated office? [yes, and I have, when I started the job I’m in I was the only woman, now there are 4, and quite frankly I preferred it with less women]
    * …work in the same position for more than 2 years? [No, I try as much as possible to go up a grade or apply for a higher position every two years]
    * …approach your boss for a promotion? [Yes, if I felt it was time and I deserved it]
    * …consider starting your own business? [Yes, but I’d start it off as a side thing until I was secure enough to depend on it solely]
    * …apply for a job solely based on its’ high wages? [Yes, but I would only stay if i enjoyed the job too]
    * …consider changing your career if you were unhappy? [Yes I would]
    * …approach a workplace bully who was attacking (verbal/emotional) your colleague? [Maybe, depends on the colleague, but I think I’d more likely encourage the colleague to speak up for themselves.]

    • @Bianca: Thanks for answering the questions! I think your answers are v interesting, especially your first answer where you say you would want to make sure you did a better job than your male escort. I would have just balked at that idea, but it shows strength of character.

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